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DARPA’s Shredder Challenge Solved
document Distributed Knowledge

The ‘All Your Shreds Are Belong to U.S.’ team, which won the $50,000 prize, used custom-coded, computer-vision algorithms to suggest fragment pairings to human assemblers for verification. In...

Tim SatterthwaiteDec 02, 2011 10:24 pm GMT1297 views
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DARPA’s Shredder Challenge Solved
DARPA offers $50,000 prize for reading shredded messages
document Cloud Labor, Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation

According to DARPA , "The goal of their latest tech challenge is to identify and assess potential capabilities that could be used by the warfighters operating in war zones, but might also...

Adam FrazerNov 01, 2011 10:45 pm GMT1613 views
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DARPA offers $50,000 prize for reading shredded messages
DARPA May Pursue Crowdsourced Software Testing
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

According to last week’s notification, DARPA/I2O will conduct a briefing — CSFV Proposers’ Day — in support of the anticipated solicitation on Dec. 8, 2011, at Menlo Park, CA. The purpose of...

Sebastian BlancaNov 30, 2011 05:52 am GMT1861 views
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DARPA May Pursue Crowdsourced Software Testing
Data Security And The DARPA Shredder Challenge
document Distributed Knowledge

According to DARPA this combination of old-fashion sleuthery with modern-day software engineering was a recurring theme amongst the challenge’s most successful competitors. As Kaufman puts it, “The...

Harshida PatelDec 09, 2011 02:21 am GMT923 views
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Data Security And The DARPA Shredder Challenge
DARPA Administrators: Just make it
document Open Innovation

Dugan also explained DARPA’s recent initiatives to “Democratize Design,” crowd-sourcing development plans for equipment to harness the “amplifying power" of innovation and competitiveness. A...

Samuel BennettDec 16, 2011 10:03 am GMT2132 views
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DARPA Administrators: Just make it
NASA & DARPA Turn to Open Innovation in the Final Frontier
document Open Innovation

Beyond DARPA's program (Phoenix), Autonomous Space Object Capture, and the innovations that will be born from experimentation within this field are quite far reaching and ambitious. TopCoder...

Adam FrazerMar 09, 2012 07:37 am GMT1988 views
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NASA & DARPA Turn to Open Innovation in the Final Frontier
The World According to DARPA
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Part of DARPA’s new push is to leverage “democratized, crowd-sourced innovation,” as Regina Dugan told the U.S. Congress two years ago. To ignite interest, DARPA rolls out a stream of contests...

Claire MackayMar 27, 2012 12:54 am GMT1873 views
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The World According to DARPA
New DARPA Challenge looking for robots to respond to Fukushima-like disasters
document Open Innovation

The DARPA Robotics Challenge asks teams of designers to create "revolutionary" robots that can work with common vehicles and machines and can pass a series of tests, including...

Pablo BracciniApr 10, 2012 10:02 pm GMT1525 views
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New DARPA Challenge looking for robots to respond to Fukushima-like disasters
DARPA's Dan Kaufman in Conversation with John Markoff of The New York Times
video Open Innovation

An obstacle to fully empowering the crowd is the need for software programmers. DARPA has pushed to develop tools that allow ordinary people to solve complex problems. The program Real World gave...

Jason RobbinsJul 29, 2012 02:01 pm GMT1540 views
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DARPA's Dan Kaufman in Conversation with John Markoff of The New York Times
DARPA to crowdsource amphibious vehicle design
document Open Innovation

One of the biggest and most obvious risks of crowdsourcing design for the U.S. military is that top-secret information related to American security could get into the wrong hands. A DARPA official,...

Jason RobbinsAug 20, 2012 12:28 pm GMT1405 views
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DARPA to crowdsource amphibious vehicle design
DARPA SpaceView enlists amateur astronomers
article Distributed Knowledge

By crowdsourcing the work of looking into the sky, the SpaceView program will take advantage of the thousands of amateur astronomers focused on space, providing what will hopefully be more diverse...

Samuel BennettNov 13, 2012 07:51 am GMT1539 views
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DARPA SpaceView enlists amateur astronomers
DARPA Working with Local Motors to Crowdsource Next-Generation Combat Vehicles
document Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation

If you want to have your say (and a chance at the $7,500 prize) you'd better hurry up, because submissions are due by March 3rd. Sadly, designs drawn in Crayon on the back of homework are not...

Tim SatterthwaiteFeb 05, 2011 02:16 pm GMT3606 views
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DARPA Working with Local Motors to Crowdsource Next-Generation Combat Vehicles
DARPA
site Open Innovation / Idea Generation

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is an agency of the United States Department of Defense responsible for the development of new technology for use by the military.Their...

Benjamin FosselJun 12, 2011 02:03 am GMT1771 views
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DARPA
As Obama Hails Darpa, Senate Panel Knifes Its Budget
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Lost in the celebration was that the Senate Armed Service Committee, just days before, recommended drastically cutting back Darpa’s budget — and singled out the crowdsourced vehicle project as a...

Rebecca GutierrezJun 28, 2011 10:43 am GMT1881 views
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As Obama Hails Darpa, Senate Panel Knifes Its Budget
DARPA’s UAVForge Begins to Take Off
blog Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

UAVForge, a global crowd sourcing competition underway to design, build and manufacture advanced small unmanned air vehicle (UAV) systems. The goal of UAVForge is to facilitate the exchange of...

Sebastian BlancaOct 12, 2011 03:53 pm GMT2105 views
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DARPA’s UAVForge Begins to Take Off
Regina Dugan's Innovative Strategy For DARPA
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

“We’re trying to catalyze and grab the best ideas no matter where they come from, leveraging the most modern concepts of crowdsourcing,” says Dugan.

Claire MackayOct 20, 2011 02:31 am GMT1393 views
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Regina Dugan's Innovative Strategy For DARPA
Darpa Recruits Puzzle People for Ultimate Dumpster Dive
document Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation

The Shredder Challenge is comprised of five separate puzzles in which the number of documents, the document subject matter and the method of shredding will be varied to present challenges of...

Tonya Van Dijk Oct 27, 2011 11:21 pm GMT1995 views
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Darpa Recruits Puzzle People for Ultimate Dumpster Dive
DARPA's factory of the future looks like open source development
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The FANG program will apply META, iFAB, and vehicleforge.mil capabilities to a series of design challenges of increasing complexity, seeking to leverage fab-less design, foundry-style...

Jayne AnnDec 08, 2011 01:41 am GMT1977 views
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DARPA's factory of the future looks like open source development
DARPA Crowdsourced UAVForce robots begin to fly
document Open Innovation

There’s a project going on at the moment with DARPA in which teams are asked to create their own unmanned aerial vehicles, and it’s time for proof-of-flight time in the field. The first robot in...

Jayne AnnFeb 08, 2012 11:47 am GMT2137 views
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DARPA Crowdsourced UAVForce robots begin to fly
DARPA's crowdsourced UAV competition heats up, takes off
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Late last year, DARPA launched UAVForge -- a competition that invites contestants to create their very own unmanned aerial vehicles, and submit them for voter-based evaluation. The project is far...

Luis Enrique MoralesFeb 18, 2012 03:07 am GMT3045 views
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DARPA's crowdsourced UAV competition heats up, takes off
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