What Is Facebook’s Nexus To LifeLog? What Is Its Linkage To Pentagon’s DARPA? Connect The Dots … By Adina Kutnicki

Adina Kutnicki

BEFORE the most frightening connections between Facebook and the Pentagon are exposed, a basic working definition of DARPA must be front and center. 

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is a research and development agency of the United States Department of Defense responsible for the development of emerging technologies for use by the military.[citation needed][3]

Originally known as the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA), the agency was created on February 7, 1958 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in response to the Soviet launching of Sputnik 1 in 1957. By collaborating with academia, industry, and government partners, DARPA formulates and executes research and development projects to expand the frontiers of technology and science, often beyond immediate U.S. military requirements.[4]

The Economist has called DARPA the agency “that shaped the modern world,” and pointed out that “Moderna’s covid-19 vaccine sits alongside weather satellites

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