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The military's future lies in biohacking and open-source software, retired general says

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Military people using computers
Military people using computers

Never mind drones — is an entire cyborg army of "programmable soldiers" in our future?

During a speech at this year's Military Open Source Conference, retired four-star general James Cartwright discussed the value and flexibility of open-source software inside the military's traditionally closed-source world, advances in prosthetics, and what biohacking might mean for the soldier of the tomorrow. For more on the evolving relationship between the military and technology — and the ethical issues that are sure to follow — check out the full article at O'Reilly Radar.