DARPA Cometh


Defense Advanced Research Project Agency. They’re creating FrankenBugs. It’s all about s’curity so it’s gotta be okay, right?

So keep your swatters ready, but realize that the buzzing nuisance you flatten against the window pane may have been sending images and conversations home to the mother ship.

HI-MEMS (Hybrid Insect Micro-Electro-Mechanical System) insects are packing electronics, built into them from the embryonic stages, turning living creatures into agents of the Watchers–just a slightly new twist on insectoid robots that have been around for a long while, according to this WaPo article in my files from last fall.

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