The Pentagon is building its own Internet, the military's world wide web for the wars of the future.Haven't they seen the Terminator movies? Don't they know this is how the machines take over?
The goal is to give all American commanders and troops a moving picture of all foreign enemies and threats - "a God's-eye view" of battle.
This "Internet in the sky," Peter Teets, under secretary of the Air Force, told Congress, would allow "marines in a Humvee, in a faraway land, in the middle of a rainstorm, to open up their laptops, request imagery" from a spy satellite, and "get it downloaded within seconds."
Saturday, November 13, 2004
Skynet In Development
As The New York Times reports, the Pentagon is building Skynet:
Posted by Tom Good at 6:16 PM