Rob Witoff presents how JPL and the Curiosity rover mission use cloud computing, including EC2, CloudFormation, Simple Storage Service, and Simple Workflow - to enable research, engineering and operations technologies.
Rob Witoff is the Data Scientist in the CTO's office at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and a Y Combinator founder. He is JPL's first dedicated Data Scientist and his development team is incubating Big Data solutions supporting a variety of space, earth, infrastructure and business assets.
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