Tag Archives: open-source software

Brian Pierce: DARPA I2O Programs Seek Innovation Through Info Ecosystem

Brian Pierce, deputy director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s information innovation office, has told Federal Times in an interview posted Friday that I2O supports the DARPA mission through its focus on the information ecosystem. Pierce told the publication I2O programs such as data analytics, open source software and cybersecurity support initiatives to empower …

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DHS Report Calls for Guidance on Government Use of Open Source Tech

A Department of Homeland Security-commissioned study has identified keys to removing barriers for government agencies to develop and implement open source software. The “Open Source Software in Government: Challenges and Opportunities” report was a project of DHS’ science and technology office and based on interviews with OSS experts, suppliers and …

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DARPA Adds Biological, Defense, Info Research in Web Catalog; Chris White Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has expanded its research web portal to include additional peer-reviewed publications, other research materials and open source software from three DARPA offices. Research from the Biological Technologies Office, Defense Sciences Office and Information Innovation Office are now available through the DARPA Open Catalog as part …

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Open-sourcing an Aircraft? DARPA’s Big New Idea

Open-source software has been the buzzword in software innovation ever since a Finnish college student named Linus began fiddling with the UNIX operating system. Now, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has announced plans to take open-source methods from the cyber world and use them to develop actual defense vehicles. …

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