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You can win up to [$55,000 to optimize NASA's Fluid Dynamics code](https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/05/nasa-wants-you-to-make-its-fortran-code-run-faster/). See the link for details.

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Gary McKinnon, an unassuming 46 year old Londoner who suffers from Asperger's syndrome and depression, is an unlikely man to be making headlines the world over once again. Indeed, across the last decade McKinnon has almost seemed to be a permanent fixture in news media feeds online and off, a …

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The latest NASA rover to be sent to Mars, Curiosity, successfuly landed on Mars late yesterday evening. I think this is wonderful. Anybody else in Daniweb following the progress of this mission?

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The 48,727 [URL="http://twitter.com/nasa_astronauts"]followers of the NASA Astronaut account on Twitter[/URL] expect to hear about updates on astronaut activity and get some personal insight from the astronauts themselves. They probably were not expecting to be bombarded by spacemen offering to sell them plasma and LCD flat-screen TVs at bargain prices however. …

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Just when it looked like every avenue to prevent the extradition of self-confessed NASA Hacker Gary McKinnon had been exhausted, especially when just last week a couple of High Court judges denied him leave to appeal his case to the highest court in the UK, it looks like the [URL="http://www.daniweb.com/blogs/entry3877.html"]hacking …

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Gary McKinnon is either a UFO-obsessed nerd who happens to suffer from a form of autism, or a fugitive from justice who was responsible for the biggest military hack of all time. The description varies depending upon whether you are a balanced individual with no axe to grind or the …

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The High Court in the UK will this Friday decide if an appeal against the Home Office backed decision to extradite Gary McKinnon on hacking charges to the US is to be upheld or, as seems likely, not. McKinnon has been accused of what US prosecutors refer to the [URL="http://www.daniweb.com/blogs/entry2863.html"]biggest …

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The Mayor of London, the totally eccentric Boris Johnson, has written a column in a national newspaper in which he champions fellow loon [URL="http://www.daniweb.com/blogs/entry2863.html"]Gary McKinnon[/URL], the [URL="http://www.itwire.com/content/view/20017/53/"]NASA UFO hacker[/URL]. Currently busy fighting extradition to the USA on the grounds that, essentially, to do so would not be fair to someone …

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Gary McKinnon, the British hacker who is still fighting against extradition to the US despite the European Court of Human Rights ruling he should go, has played yet another card in his battle for justice in the UK. Apparently, lawyers representing McKinnon have told the British Crown Prosecution Service that …

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Ever looked at something, done a double-take, looked again and yes, that is what you saw but your brain told you it could not be? That is exactly what just happened to me when I read the NASA press release which informed me, in no uncertain terms, that it was …

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NASA is looking for organizations to become members of its CIO Executive Board, which serves under the Corporate Executive Board. Now that's a job I can get behind. According to the [URL="http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=29280"]official solicitation[/URL], "The membership includes unlimited accesses to proprietary council research for staff designated by the member CIO; a …

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According to a press release I have received from [URL="http://www.windriver.com"]Wind River[/URL], a Device Software Optimisation (DSO) company, a Linux platform has been selected by Honeywell Aerospace for a space mission for the first time. Wind River Platform for Network Equipment, Linux Edition, will be the underlying OS supporting the processing …

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