‘Active Denial System’, directed energy weapon developed by the U.S. military
On Tuesday during Germaine’s tutorial we talked about the possibility of using energy as a material, and power as a protective perimeter.
This is the precedent I mentioned, military use of directed energy to create and reinforce boundaries (i.e. borders) and also as a weapon:
Here is an article on Directed Energy Weapons (there is even a mention of Tesla)! http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/archive/2015/july/pages/directedenergyweaponswilltheyeverbeready.aspx
Pretty terrifying, pretty sci-fi. What do we think about these? Do we see any positive, creative potential?
I am reluctant to direct you to Wikipedia, but there is a good list here of various deployments of these technologies https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Directed-energy_weapon