FedWire: Maker Faire recap, FDA leveraging big data and DARPA’s 3D brain analysis


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A recap of the White House Maker Faire.

FDA on leveraging big data in the cloud.


New DARPA protocol gives enhanced 3D analysis of the brain.

ARPA-E announces 13 new projects.

Duplication hinders DOD IT investments.


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