DARPA Hackfest News Roundup

Last week, the DARPA SDR Hackfest Roadshow took me to the Bay Area Maker Faire San Mateo, CA, followed by the Teaming Workshop in Mountain View, CA. We generated a lot of interest ahead of our applications opening this week. Although the Teaming Workshop is over, applications will be open until July 15, and the Roadshow continues this month in the DC area.

This month’s tour stops at NoVA Labs in Reston, VA and at HacDC in Washington, DC. As always, both events are completely open to anyone looking to come and learn more about software radio, the Hackfests, and DARPA itself.

The primary purpose of the Roadshow is to help innovators in the software defined radio space to understand the differences between the open Hacker Space and Speakers series from the team-based Missions, which are all occurring during the week of the DARPA Bay Area Hackfest this coming November at NASA Ames Conference Center in Moffett Field, California. The Missions portion has an application phase that will run from June 1 to July 15. The Roadshow is a roving forum with a goal of informing people in different regions about the workshop and how to join in the Hackfest this November.

Even if you can’t make it to any of these events, you still can keep track of the overall DARPA SDR Hackfest status and activities, and learn how to join the big November finale at NASA Ames, by checking in to this web site.