Dangerous New Lows In NASA-Russian Collaboration: Will we cede the Space Station High Ground to Russia?


On the Crimean Peninsula, Russia writes the rules because they control the territory. They control who goes in and who goes out. Anyone who wants access to the Crimea can only do so if Russia allows it. You might have a treaty that says it is not supposed to be that way, but the fact […]

Innovators, Integrators and Tech Vendors: Here is what the government hopes they will buy from you in 2015


Everyone knows it can be very hard to do business with the government. But you can take steps to make it easier to serve. The most important thing to do, in my opinion, is to be informed on government mission needs. How else can you determine if you have what the government really wants from […]

Mirantis: Emphasizes Truly Open OpenStack


Mirantis OpenStack is a flexible and commercially-supported OpenStack distribution that gives enterprises the widest selection in choice of supported operating systems, hypervisors and storage back-ends. Mirantis OpenStack integrates core OpenStack components, essential related OpenStack projects and 3rd party plug-ins, in a single, commercially-supported package. Mirantis has helped build and deploy some of the largest OpenStack clouds […]

National Robotics Initiative invests $38 million in next-generation robotics

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Editor’s note: the following was provided by the NSF. – bg NSF, NIH, USDA and NASA fund development of robots that collaborate with humans for enhanced productivity The National Science Foundation (NSF), in partnership with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and NASA, today announced new investments totaling approximately $38 […]

An interview with Linda Cureton


Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this podcast I interviewed Linda Cureton, CEO and Founder of Muse Technologies. Linda was formerly the CIO of NASA, and an accomplished author. Muse Technologies offers consulting services, strategy development and program development. As the CIO of NASA, Linda was key in implementing numerous advancements, including one […]

A Warning To You: It will be much harder for the nation to predict weather during our three year blinding polar orbiting satellite gap


With this note I want to give you a personal warning for your awareness. I also hope that collectively we can take action to mitigate this mess but that step will probably only occur after more awareness so step one is to inform you of this.   Did you know that the nation will suffer […]