Posts Tagged ‘government’
Weta Digital has convinced the New Zealand government to front them $5.8M in cash to be used to develop new products and tools for export. They’ll be partnering with a company named TechNZ, the business investment side of the Foundation for Research, Science, and Technology. Science and Technology Minister Wayne Mapp said Weta’s investment would […]
Jess Bachman’s Death & Taxes posters are an annual favorite, and he’s just now introduced the 2010 edition. I must say I was very excited to get this project finished because it wasn’t just the same old Bush administration budget this year. This is Obama’s first official budget. This is his plan for the future, […]
Louisiana Tech University has just won a U.S. Air Force’s Office of Scientific Research grant for $2.85 Million, to be used to establish the Cyberspace Research Laboratory. The Cyberspace Research Lab will support advanced research and development functions such as virtualization, visualization, high performance computing, wireless sensor networks and micro unmanned aerial vehicles. These facilities […]
UsaSpending.gov has rolled out a new visualization tool aimed to show Federal spending in the IT sector. Separating it into the various federal branches (DOD, DOJ, DHS, etc), they then let you look at the various expenditures. The expenditures (or investments) are separated into “Normal”, “Needs Attention”, and “Significant concerns” (the green, yellow, and red […]
Slides from NVidia's full-day CUDA tutorial, covering OpenCL, CUDA, NVPP and more, are now available for viewing and download
Recognizing that the best way to get data “to the people” is through interactive web2.0 websites with all the basics such as search, query, and visualization, The General Services Administration (GSA) issued a pre-solicitation notice thursday seeking an IT contractor to rebuild the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act website. Specifically, the work will include updates […]
A government project aims to develop a system for remote analysis and visualization of pipes to detect fractures and weaknesses before they break.
Agencies within the US Department of Defense have begun posting CUDA & GPGPU tutorials online, with surprising detail.
Socrata has merged classic social networking elements with public data sources like Data.gov to create a friendly and powerful data portal.
The San Francisco Department of Emergency Management has created a fun education tool to learn what to do in an earthquake.