Video : Leveraging data in the military

Mari Maeda, of DARPA, on how using data has helped soldiers do their job, at The Economist's Ideas Economy: Information 2012 event in San Francisco, California.

DARPA’s mission is to maintain the technological superiority of the U.S. military and prevent technological surprise from harming our national security by sponsoring revolutionary, high-payoff research bridging the gap between fundamental discoveries and their military use.