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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Q&A: Challenge Winner Searches Disparate Data for Meaning

The U.S. intelligence community does much of its work out of the public eye for obvious reasons, but sharing certain challenges with everyone can benefit both a federal agency and members of the public eager to help. One of these … Continue reading

Posted in Data, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Uncategorized, Winner Stories | Leave a comment

Education Dept Launches EdSim Challenge

Today, the U.S. Department of Education launched the EdSim Challenge with a cash prize pool of $680,000 and additional sponsor prizes from IBM, Microsoft, Oculus, and Samsung. The Challenge calls upon the virtual reality, video game developer, and educational technology … Continue reading

Posted in Creative, Department of Education | 1 Comment

Code-A-Thon Targets Opioid Epidemic

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently hosted a two-day in-person and virtual Code-A-Thon on FDA’s main campus as one component of the Naloxone App Competition. Over 30 teams participated Oct. 19 and 20 with representation from a variety of … Continue reading

Posted in Apps, Challenge.gov, Food and Drug Administration, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health | Leave a comment