Thrill Mill
  • The challenges will include software development, open hardware, and data visualization! It’s not just about smart phone applications! During the International Space Apps Challenge teams will utilize publicly available data to design innovative solutions to a pre-determined series of global challenges focused on space exploration and social needs.During the event, participants will organize into projects focused on solving a specific, issued challenge. Any project including at least one participant makes that  project eligible for awards.

    Saturday, April 11
    9:00 a.m. Registration 
    10:00 a.m. Schedule and logistics announcements 
    10:30 a.m. Team formation
    11:00 a.m. Begin developing
    12:30 p.m. Lunch break & NASA Google Hangout
    1:30 p.m. Developing continued
    4:30 p.m. Optional progress briefing, more 
    6:30 p.m. Dinner break 
    8:00 p.m.-Midnight : More developing 
    Sunday, April 12
    9:00 a.m. Opens
    10:00 a.m. Logistics briefing & updates 
    10:15 a.m. Begin developing
    12:00 p.m. Submission Deadline
    12:00 p.m. Lunch break
    2:00 p.m. Presentations
    3:00 p.m. Judges Voting
    3:30 p.m. Awards
    3:45 p.m. Videos of winners 
    4:00 p.m. Post event social @ Livermore + Yuri's night party!

    Projects Nominated for Global Judging

    Global Nominee #1

    Degrees of Data

    Global Nominee #2

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    6024 Broad Street
    Pittsburgh, PA
    United States

    Richard Behana
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    Nahom Beyene
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  • The following projects were worked on at Pittsburgh:

    • Degrees of Data

      Project Members from this location
      • Andrew Max
      • Ritwik Gupta
      • Nahom Beyene

      The problem facing data mining is that it's difficult to find relevant data given a keyword due to badly tagged data. We aim to solve this using the Twitter API. Humans have already tagged their tweets with relevant hashtags (that are more often than not related to each other). With this, we s... Visit Project

    • NamingNature

      Project Members from this location
      • Ellie Gordon
      • Jia Ji
      • Ellie Gordon

      For Learners:

      We walk by thousands of plants every day that remain a mystery to us. Naming Nature lets you name the natural world you live in. Go exploring and translate nature as you roam.

      For Conservationists:

      Researchers, preservationists, and planners cannot make infor... Visit Project