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  • blockchain (Elnur/Shutterstock.com)

    Illinois blockchain pilots take shape

    The Illinois Blockchain Initiative is moving forward with five use cases that demonstrate how the distributed ledger technology can work in government.

  • AI gears (Zapp2Photo/Shutterstock.com)

    How AI and machine learning can drive government efficiency

    The new technologies offer ways to reduce the cost, resources, time and imprecision of current methods of information processing.

  • federal blockchain

    GSA ramps up blockchain exploration

    The U.S. Federal Blockchain Forum will give stakeholders an opportunity to develop, share and discuss practical use cases for blockchain technology for agency missions.

  • Drone from DARPA

    Flying drones without GPS, human guidance

    DARPA's Fast Lightweight Autonomy program is developing algorithms that work at high speed in real time with off-the shelf drones.

  • secure operating system

    Building a secure OS from the ground up

    Designed by researchers as a software-defined hypervisor, S2OS will be protected from application hacks and centrally manage networking, storage and computing resources.

  • encryption concept (BeeBright/Shutterstock.com)

    IARPA explores easy-to-use cryptography

    A new program will look at developing tools that architects and programmers can use without having to understand the nuances of specific cryptographic concepts.

  • school of fish (NOAA)

    'Fishal recognition' for better fisheries management

    Researchers are getting more accurate counts of marine life by using underwater cameras and facial recognition techniques to measure fish populations.

  • GCN dig IT awards

    Deadline extended for 2017 dig IT award nominations

    You have until July 15 to help GCN identify the innovative tech that's transforming government at all levels.

  • quantum computing (agsandrew/Shutterstock.com)

    Quantum bits: Research partnerships, building an ecosystem

    Recent news from the quantum-computing front.

  • Department of Homeland Security

    DHS unwraps free virtual training for active shooter incidents

    The Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environment is a multiplayer, scalable online platform that trains responders -- single agencies or across agencies, jurisdictions or disciplines -- for a coordinated response to active shooter incidents.

  • machine-level malware (Inked Pixels/Shutterstock.com)

    Using neural nets to snag malware before it strikes

    NFrame, a hardware-based artificial neural network monitors the details of program activity at the machine level, learning how programs should execute.

  • computer processes (fotomak/Shutterstock.com)

    GSA looks to bring AI to proposal reviews

    The General Services Administration is looking improve its FASlane process with machine learning and distributed ledger technologies.

  • facial recognition (Zapp2Photo/Shutterstock.com)

    Sheriff's office spins up cloud-based facial recognition

    In Oregon, the Washington County Sheriff's Office is using Amazon Web Service's Rekognition service to match pictures of suspects with a pool of mugshots.

  • drone view of forest (By l i g h t p o e t/Shutterstock.com)

    Drone finds hikers in search and rescue effort

    The Douglas County, Colo., Search and Rescue Team was able to locate lost hikers in just a few hours.

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  • Catalyst supercomputer at Lawrence Livermore National Lab

    Energy Department launches new HPC initiative


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