Pulse

Pulse

  • The Naval Research Lab is testing a mathematical formula to help autonomous sail drones find thermals.

    There's an algorithm for everything, it seems

    The latest example: The Naval Research Lab is testing a mathematical formula to help autonomous sail drones find thermals.

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  • San Francisco seeks innovation fellows

    San Francisco seeks innovation fellows

    San Francisco has openings in the 2016 Mayor’s Innovation Fellows program for two civic innovators to help create new tools and processes to improve delivery of government services.

  • IARPA preps for human-machine forecasting, design tools for superconducting computers

    IARPA preps for human-machine forecasting, design tools for superconducting computers

    At two upcoming proposers’ days, researchers can learn about the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity’s plans to optimize human-machine forecasting and to build tools that will enable development of a superconducting computer.

  • Austin 311

    Austin wants 311 app feedback

    By surveying the mobile app’s users, the city hopes to improve access to services and information.

  • DHS to showcase cybersecurity research

    DHS to showcase cybersecurity research

    The 2016 Cyber Security Division R&D Showcase and Technical Workshop will highlight the status of the latest cybersecurity research, enable collaboration among the researchers and government agencies and connect the technologies to transition partners.

  • Census Business Builder: Regional Analyst Edition

    Census launches web tool for regional data analysis

    The Census Business Builder: Regional Analyst Edition lets users select the economic sector, location and data variables via an interactive map.

  • CBP intercepts drug-smuggling drone

    CBP intercepts drug-smuggling drone

    Customs and Border Protection reported a smuggling effort involving the use of a marijuana-laden drone near San Luis, Ariz.

  • Adel Ebeid

    Philadelphia looking for a new CIO

    Following the resignation of Adel Ebeid late last year, Philadelphia is on the hunt for a new chief innovation officer.

  • NASA taps SAIC for agencywide enterprise app management

    NASA taps SAIC for agencywide enterprise app management

    The Enterprise Applications Service Technologies 2 contract will support NASA’s Enterprise Applications Competency Center.

  • AWS price reductions

    Amazon reduces hosting prices for GovCloud

    Amazon Web Services announced a 5 percent reduction on certain EC2-optimized Linux cloud hosting services for R3 instances in the AWS GovCloud.