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  • 3d printed model of a baby

    DIY bio now possible via 3D Print Exchange

    The National Institutes of Health’s open source platform lets users search, download and share biomedical 3D print files, tutorials and educational materials.

  • Can brain scans spot insider threats?

    Can brain scans spot insider threats?

    Researchers have found that they can detect people who are potential cybersecurity risks by reading their neural activity.

  • brain computer interface helps humans identify ocean mines

    The cyborg approach to spotting mines at sea

    Researchers tested a new system that combines computer algorithms with a brain-computer interface to help humans more quickly identify underwater mines.

  •  Is ‘sentient data’ the future of battlefield comm?

    Is ‘sentient data’ the future of battlefield comm?

    Implanted sensor systems could transmit information among soldiers and systems both.

  • New app delivers situational awareness to protect travelers

    New app delivers situational awareness to protect travelers

    Stabilitas combines data, maps and local intelligence help organizations operate abroad with greater confidence by knowing the risks they face.

  • IARPA, IBM lay foundation for quantum computing

    IARPA, IBM lay foundation for quantum computing

    IBM scientists say they have solved a crucial problem in quantum computing, just in time for an upcoming IARPA event on the subject.

  • Bodyprint uses ear scans for authentication

    Unlock your phone with your ear

    Researchers at Yahoo have developed a biometric authentication system that uses the whole touchscreen as the image sensor and verifies biometrics with low-resolution scans.

  • Spike turns smartphones into remote-measuring tools

    Spike turns smartphones into remote-measuring tools

    ikeGPS Spike offers emergency-response managers a new mobile tool for making rapid in-the-field measurements that can easily be integrated into responders’ databases.

  • Chris Estes, State Chief Information Officer, North Carolina (moderator) Eric Ellis, Chief Technology Officer, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, State of North Carolina & Director, North Carolina Innovation Center  Bill Oates, Commonwealth Chief Information Officer, Massachusetts David Fletcher, Chief Technology Officer, Utah

    'How do we adopt new technology? Painfully'

    State IT leaders discuss the realities of implementing innovative tech.

  • Smartphone earthquake warning

    Early earthquake warnings? There's an app for that

    Smartphones can transmit an earthquake’s detected location and magnitude to the U.S. Geological Survey, which can then send alerts to others in the path of the shock waves.

  • DARPA’s strategy for 100-year software

    The research agency’s BRASS program aims to ensure that applications can continue to function in a rapidly changing technology ecosystem.

  • NASA gets practical with 3D printing

    NASA gets practical with 3D printing

    The tools astronauts manufactured in space have been sent back to Earth for testing.

  • Can Bluetooth power the IoT mesh network?

    Can Bluetooth power the IoT mesh network?

    With its market penetration and low power requirements, Bluetooth Smart is positioned to network the Internet of Things.

  • Atlantic cod

    NOAA partners with fisherman to save cod populations

    The unusual partnership combines fishermen’s experience with unmanned underwater vehicles to locate and protect spawning clusters of cod.

Topic Resources

  • Transforming Customer Service: Building a Smarter Service-Oriented Workforce

    Whether a public contact center or an internal help desk, government offices managing customer service play a vital role in supporting their agencies missions. Unfortunately, many service centers lack the tools they need to deliver high-quality services in a timely fashion. In this webcast, Michelle Earley, USAJOBS Program Manager at OPM, and Stephanie Wade, Director, Innovation Lab at OPM, will discuss how they are transforming USAJOBS, the federal government's official jobs site to improve the hiring process and elevate the level of customer service that applicants receive. The transformation is comprehensive, involving the adoption of human-centered design principles, the use cloud-based DevOps to create new services, and the modernization of foundational technology, including the cloud.

  • Improve Agency Processes -- Focus Here First

    View this on-demand presentation to learn how agencies can use process improvement to put the U.S. Digital Services Playbook into action. Leading experts used real-world case studies to illustrate how Business Process Management (BPM) can help agencies save resources and meet customer expectations, regardless of location, device, or communication method.

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