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Nasa just made all its research available online for free

Nasa just made all its research available online for free | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it

Care to learn more about 400-foot tsunamis on Mars? Now you can, after Nasa announced it is making all its publicly funded research available online for free...


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Why a new cybersecurity bootcamp chose DC as its launch city - Technical.ly DC

Why a new cybersecurity bootcamp chose DC as its launch city - Technical.ly DC | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it
“We wanted to go after the biggest market,” said Empower Security Academy cofounder Bill Shelton.
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Diversifying the economy · Industries | Virginia Business

Diversifying the economy · Industries | Virginia Business | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it

"Northern Virginia's economy moving from government contracting to the private sector...and growing!"

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Northern Virginia's economy moving from government contracting to the private sector...and growing!

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Megacities, not nations, are the world’s dominant, enduring social structures

Megacities, not nations, are the world’s dominant, enduring social structures | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it
Cities are mankind’s most enduring and stable mode of social organization, outlasting all empires and nations over which they have presided. Today cities have become the world’s dominant demographic and economic clusters.
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American Eagle Foundation Bald Eagle Nest Cam

American Eagle Foundation Bald Eagle Nest Cam | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it
A pair of mated Bald Eagles named Mr. President and First Lady have built a nest in Washington, DC. Watch them raise their family of eaglets on our HD live nest cam 24 hours a day.
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15 of the Best Street Art Cities -- an Alternative List

15 of the Best Street Art Cities -- an Alternative List | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it
Street art is the new fine art and can be found everywhere. Initially a method of expressing social commentary or political protest, modern da
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Washington is number 12...let's try to do better next time!

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MakeSpace Raises an Additional $17.5 million and Unveils Strategy to Make Public Storage the Next Blockbuster Video | Bothsides of the Table

MakeSpace Raises an Additional $17.5 million and Unveils Strategy to Make Public Storage the Next Blockbuster Video | Bothsides of the Table | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it
MakeSpace, the leading provider of next-generation storage for consumers, today announced an additional $17.5 million in funding on TechCrunch led by Harmony Partners and Upfront Ventures to double its footprint of 3 cities (New York, Chicago...
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The Lincoln Memorial in 1917 and 2016

The Lincoln Memorial in 1917 and 2016 | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it

The top picture is of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, in 1917. You can see that what is now the National Mall was indeed a swamp at the time.

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Five minutes with Andy Jones, managing director of the Maryland Venture Fund

Five minutes with Andy Jones, managing director of the Maryland Venture Fund | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it
Andy Jones has seen the business of venture capital-backed startups from all angles, and is applying that experience to leading the Maryland Venture Fund.
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How the Smithsonian is restoring the original USS Enterprise to full 1967 glory

How the Smithsonian is restoring the original USS Enterprise to full 1967 glory | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it
If you're in Washington, DC on Saturday, go see it in person! (We're jealous.)
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Computer Programming To Be Officially Renamed “Googling Stackoverflow”

Computer Programming To Be Officially Renamed “Googling Stackoverflow” | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it

Washington DC - The IEEE have produced a report today where they strongly recommend that from now on, the discipline of Computer Programming should be officially renamed to Googling Stackoverflow.

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2016 Commercial Space Transportation Conference: February 2nd - 3rd in Washington, DC.

2016 Commercial Space Transportation Conference: February 2nd - 3rd in Washington, DC. | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it

For the latest information and dialogue on U.S. commercial launch activities, commercial human spaceflight, commercial crew, and commercial spaceports, join us in Washington, DC at the National Housing Center for the 19th Annual FAA Commercial Space Transportation Conference.

 

The conference will take place on February 2nd and 3rd, 2016, and includes the opportunity to meet and network with key federal officials from DOT, NASA, and DOD, industry leaders, space entrepreneurs, international space partners, legislators, astronauts, educators, and space enthusiasts. This is the premier event for information about the FAA’s role and the future direction of commercial space transportation...


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10 Maryland Startups to Watch in 2016

10 Maryland Startups to Watch in 2016 | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it
Here at DC Inno, we're looking ahead at 2016 and for the storylines, companies and entrepreneurs that have the...
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Tech investors are betting big on alternate realities

Tech investors are betting big on alternate realities | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it
Venture investments in VR and AR startups topped $1 billion in Q1 2016 -- more than all of 2015.

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This DC edtech company has raised $13 million to teach STEAM in 3D - Technical.ly DC

This DC edtech company has raised $13 million to teach STEAM in 3D - Technical.ly DC | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it
Planet3 will roll out a pilot program at six school districts in Nevada this fall.
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Airbus Expansion In Virginia Supports Businesses And Employees

Airbus Expansion In Virginia Supports Businesses And Employees | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it
Airbus Americas has chosen Ashburn, Virginia for new operations site with Satair Group.
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The Political Collection: Electable chocolate that gives a delicious spin on Washington

The Political Collection: Electable chocolate that gives a delicious spin on Washington | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it
The Political Collection is a wildly delectable, highly electable edition of proudly partisan chocolate. Deliciously devised by DC-based chocolat
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BIG Redskins Stadium Designed for More Than Just Football

BIG Redskins Stadium Designed for More Than Just Football | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it
BIG has revealed their concept for the Redskins new stadium complex. Complete with a moat, the semi-transparent, undulating structure was designe
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No longer just a stadium...

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NMAAHC Building Fly-through

A video fly-through for the new National Museum of African American History and Culture, scheduled to open on the National Mall in Fall of 2015.
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The New Museum of African American History to open in September in DC.

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The U.S. Government Is About To Start A Tech Civil War… We’re Siding With Apple

The U.S. Government Is About To Start A Tech Civil War… We’re Siding With Apple | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it
This time, it’s Washington DC vs. Silicon Valley as both fight for the citizens of the United States of America
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.Tech vs .Gov

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These Infrared Photos of Washington, D.C. Show the Capital in a New Light

These Infrared Photos of Washington, D.C. Show the Capital in a New Light | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it

Washington DC is one of the most photographed places in the United States, with over 20 million tourists passing through in 2014. With so many cameras bein

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New Va. economic development program easily advances

New Va. economic development program easily advances | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it
The bills have the support of McAuliffe and GOP lawmakers — with one dissenting voice
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Airbus Ventures Invests in Local Motors to Shake Up Aerospace Industry

Airbus Ventures Invests in Local Motors to Shake Up Aerospace Industry | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it
Last May, Airbus Group, the European aerospace and defense giant, announced a $150 million corporate venture capital fund, along with a new business innovation center in Silicon Valley.The business innovation center is open in downtown San Jose, Calif., and on Friday, Airbus Ventures, which sits on Menlo Park’s Sand Hill Road next to some of Silicon Valley’s top venture capital firms, will announce its first investment--in Local Motors Inc., a Phoenix-based company that uses digital manufacturing techniques to create appliances and vehicles designed by a crowd.

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Airbus is investing 150m dollars in the U.S. company known for its 3-D printed electric vehicles. According to Airbus, the vehicle model and especially the speed of production could be interesting to the aerospace industry as well.

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Changing the World, One Street at a Time With EcoDistricts

Changing the World, One Street at a Time With EcoDistricts | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it

EcoDistricts by ZGF ARCHITECTS LLP, in Southwest Washington, DC, United States of America.

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BIG unveils designs for innovative Virginia school with cascading green terraces

BIG unveils designs for innovative Virginia school with cascading green terraces | DisruptiveDC | Scoop.it

Bjarke Ingels Group just unveiled plans for a new school in Arlington, Virginia that looks unlike any high school we’ve ever seen in the country.

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