ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command changed leaders Feb. 10, welcoming a civilian executive at the helm for the first time. Dale A. Ormond assumed responsibility in a ceremony at the APG Post Theater. About 500 Soldiers, Army civilians and local elected officials attended Ormond’s introduction [...]
If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re one of the 500 million people in the world who have a Facebook account. Or perhaps you’re one of the 75 million who use Twitter. Likely, you are one of 924 million who watch videos on You Tube. Or perhaps you’ve browsed one of three billion photos [...]
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — The people behind the often secret technology that makes America’s Soldiers safer and more effective might not seem a likely group to be going online to engage in social media tweeting, updating and posting, but that’s where you will find the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command. While the [...]
Young Air Force analysts are showing how the Facebook generation’s skills are being exploited — and paying dividends — in America’s wars, according to a New York Times article today by Christopher Drew. The Army is also looking at networking science and social media skills. Research, Development and Engineering Command Commanding General Maj. Gen. Nick [...]
TROY, N.Y. — A multimillion-dollar research center intended to improve the U.S. Army’s understanding of how technology impacts social interaction officially opened its doors this week at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute here May 3. Funded by a $16.75 million five-year grant from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, the Social Cognitive Networks Academic [...]
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — Finding information on the latest and greatest technology researchers are developing for American Soldiers is part of the daily news at the official Army Technology Live blog. Launched in Fall 2009, the social media initiative is gaining new features and readership. The Web address is http://armytechnology.armylive.dodlive.mil. “We’ve added a free [...]
The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has an official iPhone application available for free at the Apple iTunes Store. Officials said the app puts Army technology news and information, as well as job information, in one, convenient location. Read more… Click on the link below (Opens in iTunes).
HOUSTON, Texas (Jan. 22, 2010) — Astronauts aboard the International Space Station received a special software upgrade this week – personal access to the Internet and the World Wide Web via the ultimate wireless connection. U.S. Army Soldier and International Space Station Expedition 22 Flight Engineer Col. Timothy (T.J.) Creamer made first use of the [...]