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  • Where computing hits the wall: 3 things holding us back

    Where computing hits the wall: 3 things holding us back

    According to IARPA Director Jason Matheny, researchers are making progress, but high-performance computing, machine learning and causality still need work.

  • Can big data predict violent behavior?

    Can big data predict violent behavior?

    A team from Harvard Medical School is applying machine learning models to U.S. Army personnel datasets to predict violent behavior.

  • emerging tech gets serious

    Look out: They're sending in the suits on emerging tech

    Market intelligence firm IDC announces that six emerging technologies are getting hit with the business end of the stick.

  • PrecisionHawk LATAS drone traffic management system

    How to do air traffic control for drones

    PrecisionHawk’s LATAS platform combines radar, satellites and cell networks, offering a consolidated interface for tracking and monitoring drone activity within the national airspace.

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    The virtues of virtual law-enforcement training

    The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Law Enforcement Training Center is using digital simulations to train for everything from marksmanship to making eye contact.

  • Building a better network for connected cars

    Building a better network for connected cars

    To expand the number of connected cars, researchers are developing middleware that uses Wi-Fi and LTE cellular services to enable vehicle communications.

  • Can connected cars and smarter infrastructure make transit safer?

    Can connected cars and smarter infrastructure make transit safer?

    A new report from the GAO breaks down the benefits and challenges facing vehicle-to-infrastructure technology.

  • NYC tests two systems to keep city buses out of accidents

    NYC tests two systems to keep city buses out of accidents

    The MTA is testing collision-avoidance and turn-warning systems to see if citywide deployment makes sense.

  • Could 3D printing help the Postal Service fabricate a brighter future?

    Could 3D printing help the Postal Service fabricate a brighter future?

    A report on the future of 3D printing, shipping and supply chains urges USPS to carve out a new niche.

  • DHS puts $14M toward better DDoS defenses

    Mozilla ignites gigabit application development

    Hive learning networks will bring students, informal educators and technologists together in five cities with gigabit Internet service.

  • Air Force successfully tests wearable biometric sensors

    Air Force successfully tests wearable biometric sensors

    A flexible and wearable patch, the BioStampRC monitors performance and body signatures from electrocardiogram to temperature.

  • NASA

    NASA's new software could save time and fuel on flights

    NASA will be testing its Traffic Aware Planner software that reads the plane's current position, altitude, flight route and other information then looks for changes that can save time and fuel.

  • Dynamic firewall to help defend from DDoS attacks

    Dynamic firewall to help defend from DDoS attacks

    With DHS funding, Waverly Labs is developing a software-defined perimeter that would open up the firewall only when it gets single packet authorization from the network client.

  • Array of things in Chicago

    NSF funds an 'Array of Things' for environmental study in Chicago

    The $3.1 million project will put 500 sensor arrays on street light poles throughout the city.

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.


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