The Graphical System Design Achievement Awards (GSDAA) is the National Instruments annual technical application contest, showcasing the most innovative projects based on NI software and hardware. Technical judges have whittled down more than 150 submissions to 18 finalists. These applications are really cool - everything from stabilizing the Milan Cathedral to testing ankle prostheses to a CERN particle accelerator. You can vote for your favorite until Monday, August 5, 2013. Help these customers out! To show support for your favorite finalist and increase their chances of winning, follow these steps: 1. First, join the NIWeek 2013 group. 2. Then, visit this blog post to view the papers and vote! The finalist with the most "Likes" will be honored at the GSDAA ceremony during NIWeek 2013 on August 6.