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Tracing the history behind the cyber wars of today

Aug 29, 2016
Thomas Rid on his new book “Rise of the Machines: A Cybernetic History”
Hardiman, a man-augmentation system built for the Navy, had thirty powered joints and could lift its own weight plus 1,500 pounds. The exoskeleton prototype mimicked natural human emotions and provided "feel" through touch sensors. Work was cancelled in 1971. Photo from "Rise of the Machines: A Cybernetic History" by Thomas Rid. Copyright ©2016 by Thomas Rid. With permission of the publisher, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
 
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Are concerns about cyber war too sensationalist?

Sep 18, 2013
One author says our fears are misplaced.