DOD takes ISIL fight to the deep web

DOD takes ISIL fight to the deep web

DARPA is using its Memex technology to search, trace and track illicit activity across the vast, hidden underbelly of the Internet.

Chicago, Argonne lab, deploy Internet of super sensors

Chicago, Argonne Lab deploy Internet of super sensors

The city of Chicago is partnering with the Argonne National Lab to develop a network of large, remote sensing platforms capable of gathering data on traffic congestion, air quality, buildings' energy consumption and the direction of gunshots on city streets.

cyber-physical systems research

NIH dives into cyber-physical systems research

The National Institutes of Health is among several federal agencies offering grants for breakthrough projects showing the integration of computational and physical systems.

PlugFest Plus aims to speed tech innovation, procurement

PlugFest Plus aims to speed tech innovation, acquisition

The Air Force’s PlugFest Plus event adds a contracting component to a technology demonstration.

DARPA seeks to upgrade computer to human communications

DARPA seeks to upgrade computer to human communications

DARPA issued a call for research proposals to develop a two-way communication platform between humans and computers.

NOAA taps video analysis to track whales

NOAA builds automatic whale detector

Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are combining infrared cameras with image recognition software to automatically detect and count migrating gray whales.

How to avoid the coming ‘dark age’ for digital records

How to avoid the coming ‘dark age’ for digital records

Google vice president Vint Cerf warns of an upcoming digital dark age, when documents, photos and other historical objects may be lost to history because the software needed to access them no longer exists.

What’s keeping drones from taking off

What’s keeping drones from taking off

Despite an FAA proposed rule to integrate unmanned aircraft into national airspace for commercial purposes, technology has not allowed for safe long-distance operation,

Simulator tests software for next-gen prosthetics

Simulator tests software for next-gen prosthetics

The Gazebo simulator is helping DARPA develop prosthetic limbs with intuitive controls and sensory feedback.

Augmented reality: Not just a game, but a game changer

Augmented reality: Not just a game, but a game changer

The announcement of the OnSight application jointly developed by NASA and Microsoft is just the latest experiment by government to harness augmented reality to advance agency missions.

NASA Microsoft preview era of holographic computing

NASA, Microsoft preview the era of holographic computing

NASA will use its Onsight software with Microsoft's HoloLens goggles to expand the way its scientists interact with machines on Mars or collaborate in virtual workgroups.

How protosketching can speed digital development

How protosketching can help digital development

A three-hour protosketching session allows for more timely and less risky software development, according to 18F, the government’s digital services agency.

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