Posts Tagged: exchange

NASA Uploads Climate Research Data to AWS Cloud

Amazon Web Services and NASA have embarked on a project to provide the public access to the space agency’s satellite information on climate and the Earth sciences. The collection of NASA research data will be made available for researchers and educational organizations through the AWS cloud platform, NASA said Tuesday. AWS and the space agency… Read more »

IJIS Institute Publishes National Data Exchange (N-DEx) Resource

Criminal Justice Information Services Program Advisory Committee compiles essential resources in guide to help industry implement N-DEx Ashburn, VA (October 29, 2013). The IJIS Institute—a nonprofit organization that focuses on mission-critical information sharing for justice, public safety, and homeland security—announces the publishing of the Criminal Justice Information Services Program Advisory Committee’s (CPAC) resource document titled… Read more »

Citizen Diplomats Support Foreign Policy by Hosting International Exchange Students

It’s an exciting time of year…we are gearing up to welcome our next class of USG-funded international high school exchange students. Wanted to bring to your attention the importance of youth exchange and the rewarding opportunities of hosting these future leaders from around the world. This DipNote blog says it all… Posted by J. Adam… Read more »

Share Your Story – Introducing a Website To Post Your Stories and Share Your Experiences

Please visit http://govstories.tumblr.com to post your story and share your knowledge with fellow public servants! I’m sure you’ve heard this time and time again but the baby boomers are retiring and several problems are going to be created because of that. One of the biggest problems we face in government is the loss of knowledge… Read more »

My Cup of IT: Data Center Decisions

By Steve O’Keeffe http://bit.ly/mGXXwB As part of its data center decimation initiative, OMB lopped 137 off the server-farm census last week. There are many hard questions and decisions on the road ahead for the Federal data center community… Did OMB’s cuts take the total population from 2094 to 1957? Were these soft targets – word… Read more »

My Cup of IT: Beam Me Up

By: Steve O’Keeffe http://bit.ly/h6DeTe Who hasn’t sat in Beltway traffic and fantasized about Scottie beaming them up? Who wouldn’t swoon at the chance to get out of the gridlock? So, it only seems fitting that on Valentine’s Day, more than 39,000 telenauts from all 50 states fell in love with a deep-space exploration mission –… Read more »

Have You Ever Participated in Creating a Better World, One Couch At A Time?

I recollect being introduced to the interesting CouchSurfing Project at last spring’s DC Gov 2.0 Uncamp. I first heard of this hospitality network while watching a social media documentary that took viewers into a month in the life of a first time American couchsurfer visiting London. I was instantly fascinated by the concept. CouchSurfing’s mission… Read more »

U.S. Department of State Launches Second Annual ExchangesConnect Video Contest to Amplify U.S. Public Diplomacy: “Change Your Climate, Change Our World”

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton launched the Department of State’s second annual ExchangesConnect Video Contest, “Change Your Climate, Change Our World,” with a video message on the ExchangesConnect social network on November 17. Find more videos like this on ExchangesConnect The ExchangesConnect Video Contest is a call to action for global citizens around the… Read more »

U.S. Department of State and the Adobe Foundation Launch Online Video Contest to Amplify U.S. Public Diplomacy

The Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in conjunction with the Adobe Foundation, today launched an online video contest to amplify U.S. public diplomacy using web-based outreach campaigns and social media platforms. The interactive Video Contest “My Culture + Your Culture=? Share your Story,” is expected to draw thousands of people worldwide… Read more »