The ideal modern day cell phone needs to be fast, reliable, accommodating and trendy. DARPA It’s an acronym that comes loaded with certain expectations – a governmental analysis group from which emerges a number of the most superior navy know-how the world has ever seen. Whereas there’s fact to that description, it fails to encapsulate all the work DARPA does. Yes, the research company is growing robots, tactical drones and futuristic weaponry, nevertheless it also has its palms in biotechnology, massive knowledge analysis and telecommunications analysis, among other tasks, too. And managing all of that quick-paced, groundbreaking work is Dr. Arati Prabhakar, DARPA’s director. She’s joining us this Saturday, November eighth, onstage at Expand in New York to share (some of) her agency’s secrets, however you can read on to get a sneak peek into the United States’ most renowned governmental skunkworks, right now.