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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
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
- By Roger on 07-24-10
A few slices of insight on program management & leadership are buried deep under a pile of self-indulgent hero worship & uncritical analysis.
This is popcorn listening. I want to call it the equivalent of a episode of oprah. It takes a sexy topic and shines absolutely no light on it. I managed to trundle through the entire program, but I don't feel any better for crossing the finish line.
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