| It’s 4:39am and I’m staring at a blank screen. “Well, that’s just great,” I say to myself before making a quick edit and switching over to my command line prompt. $ git add . && git commit -m "Please let it work this time" $ fab deploy development I refresh my browser and see an [...]
| Crafting our world sounds like a lot of hard work and nearly impossible for one person. Well, guess what? The 2nd round of International Space Apps Challenge is here to give you the opportunity to make a difference in your community and around the world. By working together with similarly concerned citizens from across the [...]
| I use NASA data every day, even though I don’t work for NASA. They have many detailed and rich datasets available for reading/viewing by the general public. The problem though is that they are often published in archaic formats buried under hard to use interfaces. But with a little ingenuity, anyone can get their hands on amazing data about the universe we live in.
| At RHoK in December 2012, we introduced “featured problem sets” in an effort to create stronger and more refined challenges. The first featured problem set was offered by the Peace Corps as part of it’s “Innovation Challenge.” The Peace Corps Innovation Challenge is a worldwide collaboration to develop innovative solutions for the real challenges faced [...]
| I had the opportunity to talk to futurethink about NASA’s Open Innovation Program. This is a cross-post of the interview from their website. A longer version of this interview will be published (and linked here) in a few days. 1) How does a large organization like NASA manage its innovation process? (And more specifically, [...]