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- VinaStalker in World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandariaposted at 11:37 pm Nov 07,2008
That's right. Your tax dollars are going to the development of AI so sophisticated that you think it's a human being. And how are they going to test it? By throwing it into the proverbial online fire that is World of Warcraft. So next time you yell for a healbot you might actually get one! Oh, and they're also making some other leaps in technology that could possibly change the face of modern warfare as well.
Self-regenerating body parts. Intelligent "virtual soldiers." Mind-controlled weapons. Brain "wipes" to purge traumatic memories. "Quantum ghost imaging."
The U.S. Army's working on all of these concepts, according to a report on Military.com, a private military-oriented Web site.
"Making science fiction into reality" is the goal, says Dr. John Parmentola, the Army's director for research and laboratory management.
"You can imagine people who have horrifying memories, it would be great if we could eliminate them so this way they're not plagued by these memories uncontrollably," he says, explaining research into cleaning soldiers' minds of recollections that cause post-traumatic stress disorder.
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