Where computing hits the wall: 3 things holding us back

Where computing hits the wall: 3 things holding us back

According to IARPA Director Jason Matheny, researchers are making progress, but high-performance computing, machine learning and causality still need work.

Codifying police ‘gut’ instincts with predictive analytics

Codifying police ‘gut’ instincts with predictive analytics

Hitachi predictive technology for law enforcement combines real-time social media and Internet data feeds with historical data.

NSF creates four regional data science hubs

NSF creates four regional data science hubs

The National Science Foundation announces more than $5 million in grants to help the innovation centers tackle specific regional priorities with big data and analytics.

smart city analytics platforms

IDC shortlists smart city analytics suites

The market research firm handicaps platforms from the top enterprise analytics vendors.

Drilling down into Seattle crime data

Drilling down into Seattle crime data

The Crime Data Dashboard gives the public the same kinds of statistical information on property incidents and violent crimes used by Seattle's police.

Finding child victims in a haystack of forensic images

Finding child victims in a haystack of forensic images

A DHS program uses the latest tools to identify victims of child sexual exploitation and pursue their traffickers.

Becoming “Google-like” through container management

Can container management make government more like Google?

Developed by the search giant, open source Kubernetes gives IT managers an automated solution to container management.

NIH-built toolset helps researchers share and compare data

NIH-built toolset helps researchers share and compare data

BRICS offers biomedical researchers a modular, generic and rapidly deployable system for global collaboration.

LA County unravels a web of child care fraud

LA County unravels a web of child care fraud

Los Angeles County built a platform that links data mining, social network analysis and rules management to fight child care fraud.

New FBI system casts wide biometric net over criminals

New FBI system casts wide biometric net over criminals

The Next Generation Identification project speeds the matching of fingerprints and facial images in criminal investigations.

Securing the smart city

Securing the smart city

State and local governments are balancing privacy, security and citizen service as the amount of available data explodes -- and finding that policy needs to catch up with the tech.

Gartner: The 2016 digital mesh is bigger, smarter, everywhere.

Gartner: The 2016 digital mesh is bigger, smarter, everywhere.

The technology research firm’s top 10 tech trends for 2016 lean heavily on the performance, flexibility and agility required to organize the information ecosystem.


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