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If you are a government employee, never do this

JFC, the entire announcement is awful, but this bit just made me cringe (emphasis mine)

While DARPA’s existing investment strategy continues to yield success, in order to capitalize on these new opportunities, its approach to investing must include faster responses with more small, targeted investments. This new approach is called Disruptioneering. Disruptioneering will enable DARPA to initiate a new investment in less than 90 days from idea inception.


I don’t care how big the budget is, you can not invent words like this. This is disgusting. Also,

To enable this approach, the Defense Sciences Office (DSO) will issue Disruption Opportunities (DO) via targeted Special Notices (SN).


Acronym all the things!

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