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The feeling you have when you realize that #io15 is just one night away. We're pumped. Are you? See you in the AM. #sleepwelll #ATAPGarage #gameon
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In my timezone today is the day. Right after work :-) 
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Know your pirates. Meet the team that will introduce you to the latest ATAP projects at #io15

Regina Dugan - Engineer-artist. Doer-dreamer. Scientific coach, mentor, taskmaster, technogeek. Caltech PhD in mechanical engineering. CNN Top 10 Thinker. The Verge 50. Former Director of DARPA. Captain of the ATAP pirate ship. Likes epic sh*t.

Mudge - (aka Peiter) Zatko H4X0r. Former leader of ""the L0pht"" and @stake. Original author of L0phtCrack. Former DARPA cyberpunk. Focused on big security in little packages. Second-in-command of ATAP’s pirate ship.

Ivan Poupyrev - Runs with scissors. Engineer-designer-interaction pioneer. Technologies that blend digital and physical interactivity. Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People in Business. Imagineer at Disney; Research at Sony. Serially curious.

Rachid El Guerrab - Gamedev and graphics architect. Art pipelines craftsman, since the early consoles. Loves coffee and self-modifying GPU-friendly code. Tech Project Lead for Spotlight Stories. From an Oscar to a Grammy. A mobile movie theater. A film festival for your pocket.

We'll also have a special guests. Meet us at the #ATAPGarage! #io15 https://goo.gl/6rZJvI
Optimized for speed. Because we are, well, impatient. And someone should be. The engines on Project Ara are revved. We’re on the road to Puerto Rico. Creating the hardware equivalent of the software app ecosystem sometimes feels a little Dakar Rally, sometimes a little Le Mans. Fast. Difficult. Worth it. Speaking of fast… We’ll debut our newest Spotlight Story ‘Fast-and-Furious’ style. Justin Lin’s live action short goes live at I/O. In full 360...
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Module developers, this is for you.  

Since DevCon2 in January, at events such as MWC, and others, we’ve seen lots of enthusiasm from Ara module developers. That’s awesome!  

This post is intended to encourage you to reach out to us on
ara-dev@google.com if you are ready to commit to having your module(s) available for our market pilot in Puerto Rico later this year. In the next few months, we’d like to work closely with you to maximize the success of your efforts and the pilot.  We are interested in engaging at all different levels, from individual module makers to mobile OEMs developing complete module bundles. 

The Project Ara team here at ATAP remains committed to developing, manufacturing, and distributing the endoskeleton while working with you the module developers to kickstart the Ara module ecosystem. As well, we will continue to provide guidelines and agreements intended to ensure the quality and performance of individual modules made for the Ara ecosystem as a whole.  

In the meantime, we're heads down working on the next design spiral and planning for the market pilot.  We’ve added a few folks to the team that will help us prepare.  You’ll meet them at the next Ara DevCon.  Stay tuned!    
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+Google ATAP So, how's the market pilot at Puerto Rico? 
When the Ara phones gonna be sell worldwide? No updates yet since the DevCons 2.
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“Special Forces” Innovation: How DARPA and Google Attack Problems

Regina Dugan is visiting +Columbia Business School, +NYU Stern School of Business, +Wharton School, +Harvard Business School and +Stanford Graduate School of Business to talk to business school students and enlist them in advancing breakthrough innovations. 

The “Special Forces” model of innovation that Regina wrote about in this Harvard Business Review article (link below) has the potential to transform industries and organizations. For DARPA it has yielded more than half a century of disruptive advances -- ARPANet, miniaturized GPS, stealth technologies, UAVs, and material science to name a few. At Google ATAP, the model is proving to yield similar disruptions in the mobile industry. 

“Special Forces” Innovation: How DARPA Attacks Problems
https://hbr.org/2013/10/special-forces-innovation-how-darpa-attacks-problems  

We invite you to join us:
- March 2, 4:10pm EST: Columbia Business School, BRITE ‘15 Conference 
- March 3, 6:00pm EST: NYU Stern, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation 
- March 4, 4:30pm EST: UPenn Wharton, Technology Club
- March 5, 10:00am EST: Harvard Business School
- March 9, 12:00pm PST: Stanford Business School, Global Speaker Series 
Artwork: Monika Grzymala, The River, 2012, Handmade cotton rag paper, fishing line and wire, weaving material of local plants Over the past 50 years, the Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has produced an unparalleled number of breakthroughs. Arguably, it has the longest-standing, most consistent track record of radical invention in history. Its innovations […]
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The +Phonebloks  team travelled to Mountain View and Singapore for #AraDev and made this awesome video! Check it out!
The videos from each session are coming soon. 
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Looking at this, I'm reminded of nothing so much as the "Tom Swift" computer proselytized by Lee Felsenstein and described in Steven Levy's "Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution" - with the idea of an infinitely extendable and hackable hardware platform.
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ATAP's innovation strategy is characterized by ambitious goals, time limits, and temporary project teams.  So, after two fast-paced years in ATAP, and many technical successes, the Tango team is transitioning from ATAP to a new home within Google.  We're excited about the continued commitment to developing the technology for our users  -- we wish our fellow pirates fair winds and following seas.

While we have your attention, we'd also like to give a shout out to the developers who have been developing apps using the Project Tango Development Kit. We continue to be committed to moving the technology forward with your help and appreciate your feedback as the platform evolves. To keep up to date with news and updates please sign up to receive our newsletter at: http://goo.gl/KI6BP7.

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http://fortune.com/2014/08/14/google-goes-darpa/

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Actually interested in a Tango module for projectARA or independent Tango device. has anything been released for ARA?
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Good morning! #AraDev is about to start. Watch the conference live from Singapore here:
January 21: Project Ara Module Developers Conference We are broadcasting live from Singapore on January 21, 2015 beginning at 10:00AM SST.
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Hope you are enjoying the long weekend...Google I/O is only 3 days away! We're stoked to share our #ATAP updates with you. You'll get the latest on #GoogleSpotlightStories and #ProjectAra and hear about a few new projects in the ATAP Breakout Session at 9AM on Friday, May 29th. Mark your calendars. Live stream to come. https://goo.gl/6rZJvI   #ATAPGarage #io15  
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See you there +Ivan Yudhi! And yes, +armin ariyani we'll post it on Friday morning! 
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The videos from our second #AraDev conference are now live. Enjoy! 
Project Ara Developers Conference 2015 If you missed DevCon2 or just want to re-watch any of the sessions, you can now do so below.
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Why would you want to downgrade an ARA phone platform to run windows? A emulator module could probably be an option to run older software that requires Windows. But its much easier to use newer software. A better option is to emulate windows in  the cloud as a SAAS then display on existing phone.
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Spotlight Stories are made for mobile. But what would happen if we took #duet, the latest Spotlight Story, and played it on one of the largest screens in the world? Glen Keane, the former Disney director, animator and creator of #duet shares what it was like to see his film go from the palm of his hand to the big screens of Times Square. Check it out.
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Most definitely! Lots happening this year.
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We're live! Paul Eremenko is about to speak. Join us here all day for the latest on #ProjectAra  live from Singapore.   #AraDev  
January 21: Project Ara Module Developers Conference We are broadcasting live from Singapore on January 21, 2015 beginning at 10:00AM SST.
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i would like to see the 2 confrunces on your youtube like the 1st one 
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Looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow for the next #AraDev conference! We kick off at 10am SGT. Join us on the live stream here: http://www.projectara.com/singapore-livestream. See you then! 
January 21: Project Ara Module Developers Conference We are broadcasting live from Singapore on January 21, 2015 beginning at 10:00AM SST.
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Still nothing......
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