Gaming for technology readiness

DARPA's multiplayer gaming platform for problem solving

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants to build a gaming and social media platform that will engage a diverse community of creative minds to solve emerging science and technology problems.

Congress gets up to speed on AI

Congress gets up to speed on AI

A senate subcommittee heard from artificial intelligence experts on the challenges and potential of the technology.

How can data can fuel electric vehicle growth?

Can data fuel electric vehicle growth?

Experts in the EV community discussed how data can help spur the technology’s adoption at the first-ever Electric Vehicle Datathon.

Producing electricity with pedestrian traffic

Producing electricity with pedestrian traffic

Washington, D.C., has installed an array of sidewalk tiles that create electricity when people walk over them.

A smart city power platform blooms

A smart city power platform blooms

Totem Power’s tower features a flower-shaped canopy that houses a solar array to power the lights, communications hub and electric vehicle charging station in the stem.

White House wants data to drive EV acceleration

White House wants data to drive EV acceleration

The White House is hosting the first Electric Vehicle Datathon to discuss how data can advance EV adoption.

Justice Department issues smart gun specs

Justice Department issues smart gun specs

After six months of conversations with firearms companies, experts and law enforcement, the Department of Justice issued specifications for law enforcement smart guns.

What you can do today to protect against quantum computing

What you can do today to protect against quantum computing

Agencies must be ready to protect sensitive government data from the potentially devastating hacking threats that loom just beyond the horizon.

Operation, testing data could drive autonomous vehicle safety, regulations

Operation, testing data could drive autonomous vehicle safety, regulations

A national data repository for collecting, storing and analyzing operational and testing data on autonomous vehicles could help regulators and industry quickly spot real and potential issues.

autonomous vehicles

Driverless car policy aims to accelerate safe deployment

The Federal Automated Vehicles Policy provides a framework to improve roadway safety and provide direction for the next administration.

Small satellites could improve hurricane forecasting

Small satellites could improve hurricane forecasting

The Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System will attempt to improve wind measurements inside hurricanes.

How connected devices, weather data will improve road safety

How connected devices, weather data will improve road safety

The Department of Transportation is wrapping up a multiyear pilot that uses sensors on state maintenance vehicle fleets to better predict traffic and weather conditions.

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