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DARPA's Ex-Leader's Speculative Dream of Mind-Melding Empathy


Modular prosthetic-arm technology

A Vietnam veteran gives a thumbs up during a 2014 demonstration of modular prosthetic-arm technology developed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

Credit: Kevin Lamarque / Reuters

The former head of DARPA, Arati Prabhakar, has a dream. It's a civilian utopian neuroscience dream that's kind of the inverse of the scenarios that the far-out research wing of the military normally develops.

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