DARPA (Ch. 8) – Bionic Bug Podcast Episode 008

Hey everyone, welcome back to Bionic Bug podcast! You’re listening to episode 8. This is your host Natasha Bajema, fiction author, futurist, and national security expert. I’m recording this episode on May 26, 2018. This Memorial Day weekend, we remember everyone who died serving in the armed forces.

Today, I’m going to cut to the chase and just read you chapter 8 from my book. That means no tech news or behind-the-scenes information. I have two reasons for this. First, it’s a holiday weekend and I want to get back to my holiday. Second, my rant last week went on for so long, I don’t have any space left. I promise I’ll be back next week with the usual program. But for now, let’s turn to Bionic Bug.

Last week, we left off with Lara’s visit to the police station in a heated argument with DC police detective Mario Sanchez. In the end, he asks her to work with him and they decide to divide and conquer. Sanchez will handle the basic crime elements, and Lara will investigate the technology aspects of the case. For this reason, she makes a visit to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to ask questions about the drone show at Nationals Park. Let’s find out what happens next…

The views expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not reflect the official policy or position of the National Defense University, the Department of Defense or the U.S. Government.

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