NASA Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation

July 13, 2012

NASA's experience in crowd-sourcing and open-sourcing projects has enabled NASA to launch the Center of Excellence.  The CEOCI initiative aims to enable acceleration of US Government implementation of new models of problem solving using collaborative innovation methodologies such as crowd sourcing and open innovation to meet agency requirements.

For more information, please visit: http://www.nasa.gov/offices/COECI/index.html

NASA Zero Robotics Video Challenge through Tongal

June 20, 2012

NASA and Tongal have joined to launch a video competition with prizes up to $30,000.


Create 1-2 minute video that gets the world excited about the ZERO ROBOTICS Challenge. You can do this in MANY ways—so don’t limit your thinking on what could get people excited about students controlling objects in space. This could be anything from a “viral” video, to a slick mash up of the existing footage, to an inspired commercial—whatever you can think of. Just keep in mind that videos should make the competition feel accessible to everyone (i. Read more about NASA Zero Robotics Video Challenge through Tongal

Join NASA JPL and Google Engineers for a Chat!

June 20, 2012

This is your chance to ask questions about what it’s like to apply your computational expertise in these “high-octane” and intellectually stimulating organizations. Chat sessions will run throughout the day. We will have a random drawing for NTL t-shirts for all who participate in the chat.

To participate in these chats go to the TopCoder Community website and click on O(n) in the upper left hand corner.

Google chats are scheduled for the following times Read more about Join NASA JPL and Google Engineers for a Chat!