NASA’s Gold Record For Aliens is a Fascinating Insight into the Worldview of 1970s America

The album is a reminder of the best and worst of the 1970s.

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First FedRAMP Accelerated Authorization Takes 15 Weeks


Microsoft Customer Relationship Manager Online received the first provisional authority to operate the Accelerated process in 15 weeks.

How the 'Data Cabinet' Could Break Down Project Barriers


Chief Data Scientist DJ Patil wants to connect government data professionals so they can help other agencies.

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How To Ensure Trustworthy, Open Source Elections

From the perspective of voters, a trustworthy election is one in which they can be confident their votes have been counted as cast and their anonymity has been maintained.


Should Facebook Fix This Security Bug if it Means Losing a Little Functionality and A Lot of Influence?

Facebook’s status as a top traffic referrer is a major source of its influence, as well its revenue.


Mark Zuckerberg Released Photos of Facebook’s Highly Advanced and Rather Dystopian-Looking Data Center

The company is using the Arctic air in its Swedish location to keep the servers in the massive building cool at all times.


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