We're pretty scared of DARPA's new sniper bullet. It's capable of changing course mid-shot to hit a target on the move, enabling even untrained snipers to hit their marks. We're trying to appreciate the futuristic manner of the tech, but we'll admit, we're scared at the implications these bullets might have for future warfare.
We're also lightening up the mood with Bodyprint, a technology from Yahoo Labs that may bring biometric scanning to capacitive screens in low-cost cell phones. Lastly, we take a look at the smart kitchen space of the future, with a concept that looks forward to the year 2025.
169: DARPA guided bullet changes course mid-air to hit moving targets
Here are some links and notes for all the things on the show today:
- DARPA unveils EXACTO, a program developing homing bullets for moving targets
- Kitchen of the future features a smart table with interactive projection
- New Releases: Broken Age - Act II, Tropico 5, The Avengers: Age of Ultron
- User Feedback: Your #TDKonami feedback, and our Phonetographer of the Day
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