U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter recently launched an ambitious initiative called DIUx (the Defense Innovation Unit, Experimental). The goal is to seek new ideas from what many consider the epicenter of high-technology innovation, Silicon Valley. This is a great idea in principle. So many great innovations of our time have emanated from the valley. However, with defense contractor independent research and development (IRAD) spending declining 26% and Defense Department ...


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