Morning Space Hackers! The Internet is buzzing with your great activities. I’ll be writing a few global updates on my blog to give you an overview. Magic is connecting us:
I’m in Toronto, Canada watching CJ Hendrix present via ustream about Humanitarian Exchange Language (HXL) in Lausanne and chatting on IRC with Alp who is in Istanbul and Herr Flupke (of the virtual coordinator ops team- vops).
What is the Space Apps Challenge
The International Space Apps Challenge is a global event hosted by NASA.
ISS is live on Ustream (@panggi thanks for the pic):
How can you watch online?
Global collaboration is always a rush. Here are some of the components to help:
Ustream channel (all the cities have a separate channel connected. There is a ustream scroll bar below the main window complete with all the city ustream links.
We have a global IRC live chat. You can dive into projects like the Open Data API lead by Sean Herron. Each of the projects have their own window. Running commentary is brilliant. I’m participating with Herr_Flupke as a global dispatch coordinator aka Human API.
Here is a summary of how to get engaged online as International virtual participants. Ping me on IRC or anyone and ask for help to be connected.
Gov 2.0 interviews
Also see this article from the BBC.
The Global International Space Apps Tour….so far
Sydney via @auspaceapps