Strata + Hadoop World San Jose 28-31 March 2016

Strata + Hadoop World is the leading event on how big data and ubiquitous, real-time computing is shaping the course of business and society. It brings together the world’s best data scientists and business leaders to share hard-won knowledge and innovations in technology and strategy. Check out the impressive program and make plans to join […]

North Point Defense, Inc

NPD provides critical capabilities to the national intelligence community developing state-of-the-art communications network access tools and advanced methods for communications signal exploitation. NPD employs a blending of scientific research and expert domain knowledge to design robust processing solutions against complex and evolving communications technologies. Areas of research and development include: > Analog and digital multiplexing […]

MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) and NASA Teaming On Advanced Humanoid Robot

NASA has announced that MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory( CSAIL) is one of two university research groups nationwide that will receive a 6-foot, 290-pound humanoid robot to test and develop for future space missions to Mars and beyond. You need to see this thing to believe it. Check it out in the video at […]

CTOvision Readers Authorized Free Access to Udemy’s V-Ray Course

Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio Max) is a professional 3D computer graphics program for making 3D animations, models, games and images. It has a very powerful and extensible plugin architecture and is used by many video game developers, TV studios, animation shops and architectural firms. V-Ray is a 3D rendering engine that provides fast […]

Fed Tech Roundup November 17

The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem ( and  Fed Tech Ticker Mitre Unveils $100,000 Contest to Seek Detection Systems for Unauthorized Drones Data Breach Prevention Series: Weaponized Documents are Dominant Malware Delivery Vector Sonya Jain: Expanding eGlobalTech’s Client Reach Through Key Contract Wins FTC Scrutinizes Cross-Device Tracking, Possible Privacy […]

A Sea Change in Europe Leaves No Shelter in the Harbor

Editor’s note: we asked Toby Duthie and Lukas Bartusevicius of Forensic Risk Alliance to provide context on the dynamics underway in the European Union now that a court has  declared Safe Harbor invalid. Their context is below. – bg Introduction In a landmark decision on the 6th of October, the Court of Justice of the […]