Monday, January 26, 2009

Information overload, military edition

Preventing Info Overload for 'Future' Soldiers
That means a firehose of data -- imagery, video feeds and other information -- will be streaming in from sensors, along with voice, instant messages and other communication. Managing that flow of information will pose a major challenge, and the service is conducting early network tests to see if the system can work.

Major challenge is an understatement. And that assumes that all this technology actually works. This is not the sort of situation where you want to be on hold for tech support.

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