The DoD’s forward-thinking DARPA group plans to release open-source software that will let anyone design and run virtual tests on their own swimming tank. And will kick off the first phase of a contest with a enticing $1 million prize.
Mil-OSS Steering Committee Member interviewed by Tech Radar. Hellekson discusses Open Source in Government, Linux, OpenStack, and OSS commercialization
The compromise FY13 National Defense Authorization bill excludes language from the Senate version that would have required the use of a repository for all software code owned by the government.
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Precision Guided Firearms (PGF) are heavily customized rifles fitted with advanced computerized scopes. Looking through the scope of a PGF presents you with a collection of data points and numbers, all designed to get a bullet directly from point A to point B.
The evolution of technological progress is to standardize and commoditize needs to provide a foundation upon which to build new capabilities and solve new problems. OSS is the present stage of that evolutionary process.
Gunnar Hellekson, Mil-OSS Steering Committee member, was honored with a FedScoop 50 award. Hellekson was given an Industry Leadership Award award.
Some vendors want you to think you're benefiting from open source when you're not. Keep an eye out for potential traps