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Get Smart, 2005: A 'Tent of Silence' Debuts

For better or worse, war and concerns about national defense have long driven technological innovation. From the airplane to the Internet, invention has been helped along by the military. Now, security concerns have inspired another technological leap: the "tent of silence."

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David Malakoff
Nicknamed "Scoop" in high school, David Malakoff joined NPR in December of 2004 as the technology and science correspondent for NPR’s science desk. His stories about how science and technology impact people’s daily lives can be heard on all NPR news programs.