NASA's Next Frontier Is Washington

The space agency is in limbo as it waits for direction from Trump and a Republican-controlled Congress.

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Trump’s New Chief Digital Officer is Already Gone


Gerrit Lansing made the move to the White House in January after serving as the Republican National Committee’s chief digital officer since 2015.

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18F Wants to Change the Rules, Not Break Them, Leader Says


Part of hacking government includes finding policies and regulations that are barriers, Technology Transformation Service Commissioner Rob Cook said.

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IARPA Wants Ways to Protect Nation from Genome Editing

Gene editing could create pest-resistant crops, but it could also create new organisms that threaten humans, according to IARPA.

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Video: Analyzing Genetic Data From the Space Station

Analyzing astronaut DNA could be the key to fixing health problems that occur in the micro-gravity environment.


You Have More Time To Tell Government How To Use Internet of Things

NTIA is extending the deadline for comment on a report it published on connected technology.

Nextgov U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis speaks during a media conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.

Mattis Wants Pentagon's New Acquisition Roles Defined

The defense secretary is focused on cost effectiveness and efficiency throughout the department.

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The Man Who Led the Syrian Train-and-Equip Effort Wants A Cultural Translation App

The complex, delicate missions of today and tomorrow need a better way to bring fused intelligence to operators.


Expired Security Certificates Locked DHS Employees Out of Network

The agency is checking other expirations to avoid other hiccups, an official said.


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