Studying polar data with the help of Apache Tika

In mid-April, members of the open source community will gather in Austin for ApacheCon North America where Annie Bryant Burgess, a postdoctoral fellow in the computer science department at the University of Southern California and project assistant at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA/JPL), will give a particularly interesting talk.

Annie Burgess headshot ApacheCon 2015Annie has a PhD in geography with a focus on satellite remote sensing of snow and ice, and in the past year she has become an Apache Tika PMC committer and advocate for the involvement of women in ASF. In this interview, she offers a preview of her talk, explains how her PhD is related to her involvement in open source, and tells us what Apache Tika has to do with studying polar data.

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