Hear from visionary, Tom Soderstrom, IT Chief Technology and Innovation Officer at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) on how technology and innovation work hand in hand and how JPL dares to do mighty things. With the launch of the Pasadena NASA Space Apps Challenge, Seth explores with Tom fascinating real-life examples from outer space and how NASA/JPL’s Open Data initiative and open source projects leverage the power of everyday citizens to help solve problems facing our planet. Tom also touches on several technology advances in Internet of Things (IoT), gesturing, and big data; and encourages viewers to start working on projects of their own through NASA Challenges, including the NASA Space Apps Challenge 2016 hackathon.

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Check out Microsoft’s Space Apps Developer Toolkit: http://aka.ms/spaceapps

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