DARPA Wants You to Solve its Big Data Geospatial Problem

Darpa, partnered with George Mason University, announced Tuesday that it is now accepting proposals for the Innovation House Study, a challenge that aims to attract top civilian geeks to attack the problem of efficiently wading through and extracting useful information (such as people, places, things and activities) from massive piles of visual and geospatial data.

If you "win," you get $50,000. But only about 6-8 teams will get in with the numbers being cut through successive rounds. Winners keep commercial rights, but the governemnt will get a government license to code, etc.
 
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Published Monday, July 16th, 2012

Written by Adena Schutzberg