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How governments really use emerging tech

A number of agencies have been able to leverage innovation to deliver government services more efficiently, create public value and transform lives, a new report says.

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How the military is using ‘violent, chaotic, beautiful’ video games to train soldiers

Though their effectiveness as training tools is disputed, violent video games can be used for recruiting soldiers and promoting the geopolitical goals of the military.

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Design and resilience key for smart city sensors

The success of Chicago's Array of Things sensor net depends not only on the resilience of the hardware but the look of the nodes, according to the project’s lead.

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IBM pushes toward quantum goal

The company announced plans to scale its systems to 50 qubits and make them commercially available for business and collaborative scientific research.

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A survival guide for the coming AI revolution

Artificial intelligence will disrupt fields where human processing power falls short, but it can create opportunities that embrace creativity, social intelligence and manipulation.

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Rehabilitating prisoners in a virtual world

Virtual Rehab hopes to bring virtual reality educational and rehabilitation experiences to prisoners.

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Leveraging the wisdom (and ignorance) of crowds

A new IARPA project aims to improve human reasoning through large-scale, structured crowdsourcing.

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AR-based nuclear security training

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have been working with augmented reality to improve security training for nuclear facilities.

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Driving the autonomous vehicle conversation

Policy makers and auto industry executives discuss government’s role in autonomous vehicles.

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Making fingerprints more reliable biometrics

The intelligence community's research arm is working on detecting fake fingerprints and developing devices to collect fingerprint data without a human operator.

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Cybersecurity firm buys next-gen quantum machine

Temporal Defense Systems plans to use the D-Wave 2000Q to solve complex cybersecurity problems affecting governments and commercial enterprises.

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Resolving IoT 'trust issues'

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is looking for tools to facilitate the security, reliability and privacy of clusters of networked Internet of Things devices.

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