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Nekkid Tech - Episode 1 "Space Bacon"

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, our guests this week are Jason Crusan, Chief Technologist for Human Exploration and Operations at NASA and Mark Twomey (aka "Storagezilla")

In this week's episode we discuss...

  • Mark thought he came to play video games
  • Why don't we have a Jetson aerocar yet?
  • Why is the podcast listed as "explicit" on iTunes? 
  • What happened with Infosmack?
  • Austin City Limits Music Festival and Dell workstations for video production
  • Apple's abandonment of video professionals
  • Jason and Greg's history in college as fraternity brothers
  • Jason's background at NASA
  • NASA's commercial partnerships with Yahoo, Disney and pharmaceutical companies
  • Accelerated vaccine development in space
  • How the International Space Station is managed
  • The private sector race to space and the commoditization of low earth orbit
  • The future of nuclear powered space travel
  • NASA's use of the OpenStack cloud for internal and external IT needs
  • NASA's application development through crowd sourcing, open innovation and public challenges (NASA Tournament Labs)
  • Space Bacon!

Disclosure: Nekkid Tech does not receive support directly or indirectly from vendors or guests. Vendor relationships are disclosed on the podcast.

Direct download: NT1.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:00am EDT