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  • The Department of Mad Scientists

  • Inside DARPA, the Path-Breaking Government Agency You've Never Heard Of
  • By: Michael Belfiore
  • Narrated by: Michael Belfiore
  • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 146
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 70
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 72

The first-ever inside look at DARPA - the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency - the maverick and controversial group whose futuristic work has had amazing civilian and military applications, from the Internet to GPS to driverless cars

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding!

  • By Roger on 07-24-10

If You Like 'Wired' Magazine...

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-20-09

This book is filled with unbelievable "no way!" information about what really goes on at DARPA. Author Michael Balfiore writes for 'Wired' and the book has a techno-lyrical style that is at once appealing and coma-inducing. As much as I wanted to listen, I kept falling asleep. Maybe it was the narrator. Oh....

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