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  • facial recognition technology (Shutterstock.com)

    Why confidence matters in facial recognition systems

    Concerns over the accuracy of facial recognition systems came under the spotlight when Amazon’s Rekognition incorrectly matched 28 members of Congress to criminal mugshots.

  • microchip (Andrey VP/Shutterstock.com)

    Advancing computing in a post-Moore's Law world

    DARPA plans to use new computer architectures, design and materials to push computing, even as Moore’s Law seems to be reaching its limit.

  • AI building blocks (Immersion Imagery/Shutterstock.com)

    AI, quantum, space commercialization among White House R&D priorities

    Artificial intelligence, quantum computing, advanced communications and space commercialization are among the White House's research and development priorities for fiscal year 2020.

  • taxi drone (Vladimir Nepomnyashch/Shutterstock.com)

    Flying cars get ready for takeoff

    Although it might be a few years before commuters can call for an air taxi, industry and government are laying the foundation for the regulatory and research work required.

  • mine tunnel (Vladislav S/Shutterstock.com)

    DARPA explores underground mapping

    Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants technologies to help the military and responders map, navigate and search underground complexes.

  • blockchain handshake (LuckyStep/Shutterstock.com)

    HHS unveils blockchain-powered acquisition assistance

    A new distributed ledger and suite of micro-services were spun up in a matter of weeks.

  • video editing (TarikVision/Shutterstock.com)

    The dangers of 'deep fakes'

    With advanced technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning, manipulated digital media will be easier to create and more difficult to detect.

  • automated processes (Nikolay Klimenko/Shutterstock.com)

    Lessons from DISA's RPA pilot

    The Defense Information Systems Agency found that greater numbers of specialized bots could give it more flexibility in addition to saving time and increasing accuracy.

  • secure chip (Maxx-Studio/Shutterstock.com)

    Microprocessor designers realize security must be a primary concern

    Some innovations in chip design have let secrets flow freely out of computer hardware the same way software vulnerabilities have led to cyberattacks and data breaches.

  • HADES screen shot (Sandia National Laboratories/YouTube)

    Beyond honeypots: HADES tricks hackers into giving up their secrets

    The simulated virtual environment lets network defenders deceive, interact with and analyze adversaries in real time.

  • blockchain (Andrew Derr/Shutterstock.com)

    Bonds on the blockchain: Streamlined, low-cost, transparent funding

    Using blockchain to issue micro bonds that can be targeted to a neighborhood or a specific project offers cities a new way to speed their access to capital and improve their communities.

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    Last chance to submit Government Innovation Awards nominations

    The deadline is midnight ET on July 18.

  • architecture concept (Yurchanka Siarhei/Shutterstock.com)

    DARPA digs into the details of practical quantum computing

    To speed the technology's development, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is asking for help solving practical and architectural problems.

  • blockchain protected contracts

    Delaware to test blockchain for corporate filings

    The Delaware Department of State is working on two proofs of concept that leverage the distributed ledger technology for components of corporate filing processes.

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