Astronaut Ron Garan: Space Travel For All Will Make Earth a Better Place

In a Q&A, the former NASA astronaut speaks his mind about space travel, terraforming and religion.

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Do Federal Bosses Speak Data? They Should.


It may sound counterintuitive, but sometimes too much data can make decision-making more difficult.

Better Data Just Saved Taxpayers $900 Million in Medicare Fraud


HHS recently hired a chief data officer and has aggressive plans for a cadre of new data gurus.


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DHS to Host Industry Day for Agile

The department wants its own blanket purchase agreement for agile services.


Pentagon's Digital Service Team Snags Google Veteran

Matt Cutts, who headed Google’s Webspam team for 10 years, is heading to work at the Pentagon.


White House Cyber Commission May Endorse Security Ratings System for Software

Legendary Hacker "Mudge" expects to release results from security tests of 100,000 software programs as early as July.

Nextgov Pedestrians cross into Juarez, Mexico as U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers of the Special Response Team unit, patrol the Paso del Norte Port of Entry in El Paso, TX.

DHS Tech Official: We Need to Talk to Startups Directly

Robert Palmer said DHS has not responded quickly enough to the private sector.

Nextgov This artist's rendering shows NASA's Juno spacecraft above the north pole of Jupiter.

Video: Flying to Jupiter on Just Enough Solar Power to Run a Blender

This spacecraft will do more than make smoothies, however.


CIO: FEMA To Pare Down Staff Devices

FEMA is also trying to ensure that staff can use the same devices both during emergencies and during quiet periods in between.


Official: Feedback on DHS Silicon Valley Experiment Has Been Positive

Homeland Security wants startups to pitch new technology without being asked.


Will Robocars Kick Humans Off City Streets?

Self-driving cars could encourage policies that end public access to America’s roads.


Boss of GSA’s 18F Tech Team Steps Down

The director of the Presidential Innovation Fellows is also leaving.


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