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John Breeden II

John Breeden II is a journalist and reviewer with over 20 years of experience covering technology. He is the CEO of the Tech Writers Bureau, a group that creates technological thought leadership content for organizations.
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Augmented and Virtual Reality Step Up for Military Maintenance

"We have seen in similar scenarios at a large aerospace and defense company where technicians with hardly one year of experience have been able to outperform technicians with four or five years of experience," GridRaster Co-Founder and COO Dijam Panigrahi said.

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Artificial Intelligence is Good at Less Exciting Military Roles Too

Maintenance is critical in the military, and this is a good example of how AI can be used right now to help improve operations.

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Swarms May Offer Next Level Artificial Intelligence

NASA wants to push the concept of swarm intelligence to new heights.

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Military Drone Testing Could Lead to Future Deployments and Roles

Theoretically, autonomous vehicles and drones could play a decisive role on the modern battlefield.

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Supportive Video Game Communities Can Help Veterans Transition to Civilian Life

For an increasing number of veterans retiring from the service, their shared interest in video games can become the basis for that community.

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Military Robots Dig into New Underground Environments

Only a few organic creatures specifically designed for that environment are able to do it well.

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Mars Helicopter Continues to Soar with Open-Source Software

One of the truly amazing things about Ingenuity is that it’s built from commercially available hardware parts and runs on free, open-source software.

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Are UFOs Real? Government Continues to Investigate

Although the task force studied UFO sightings that occurred between 2004 and 2021, most happened over the past two years.

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The New Space Race Will Be Run by Robots

Given the risks of space travel versus the potential rewards, it seems like robots are better suited for this role than humans.

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Why the Military Is Leading the Charge on 5G

It’s not unlike the way that the military heavily invested in radar technology during World War II.

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NASA Reaches for the Wright Stuff

Just being able to successfully hover off the ground will be a huge victory for the Ingenuity helicopter.

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Program Lets Users Design Their Own Quantum Computers

This is the first time that most people will be able to “touch” quantum computing.

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Mars Perseverance Mission Already Producing Amazing Moments

Watching the rover plummet only to perform a delicate, ballet-like finish was breathtaking.

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What Robots Need to Become Better Helpers

Hand, fingers and a sense of touch are tricky but may be essential for some robots' tasks.

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Can Robots and Drones Help to Fight COVID-19?

Using drones to help make our living and working spaces a little safer is not too much of a stretch. 

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What The CES All Digital Show Says About the Future

Even in a virtual format, CES offered quite a few interesting nuggets that might hint at future government technology.