from the can-you-hear-me-now? dept.
MacDork writes "Wired News is running an article about high powered acoustic technology to be deployed in the hurricane Katrina disaster recovery. Apparently, the technology will allow authorities to communicate with others up to a mile away along with providing a non-lethal means of crowd control. No word on additional busses and shelters..."
Federal grants are offered for... research into the recreation
potential of interplanetary space travel for the culturally disadvantaged.