IARPA in the News 2016

I Programmer

The Master phase of the IARPA 3D Mapping Challenge is now underway with live scoring starting today. There's a prize purse of $86,000 for this contest which runs until October 4th. This is the second of two contests but you don't need to have competed in the Explorer phase to join in at this stage.

UCLA Newsroom

The United States intelligence community wants to fund UCLA research to tackle some of the most difficult challenges faced by the intelligence agencies and advance our nation’s intelligence capabilities....That’s the message delivered by Jason Matheny, director of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), during an Aug. 25 campus visit with more than 30 UCLA faculty members, campus officials and students in disciplines ranging from engineering to medicine to nanosystems.

USC Information Sciences Institute

Imagine a world where one could anticipate future events in order to proactively act upon them....The first speaker in the Michael Keston lecture series was Jason Matheny, the director of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), an organization that supports high-risk, high-payoff research programs to tackle some of the most difficult challenges facing the intelligence community.

WNPR

The participants are average citizens: school teachers, waiters, pharmacists, perhaps even your neighbor. By day they work and pay their bills, but when they return home, things change. These elite individuals go to work forecasting the outcomes of global events (sometimes years into the future), all at the direction of a little-known government intelligence agency called IARPA.

National Defense

The Intelligence Advanced Research Project Activity is looking to develop several surveillance technologies that can help federal agencies prevent terrorist and, in some cases, cyber attacks, its director said Sept. 1.