The Pentagon Has a Plan to Use Robots to Patrol Cities
Mao Zedong famously advised guerrillas "to move among the people as a fish swims in the sea."
DARPA thinks it has the answer: use robots to spot the bad guys.
After all, one of the most dangerous tasks U.S. soldiers face is foot patrols in a hostile city. Enemies can hide in buildings and lurk in shadows. And just who is an enemy, and who is an innocent civilian, when everyone looks and dresses alike?