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NASA Didn’t Catch an Error in the International Space Station’s Data Until a Kid Pointed It Out

Big things happen when you pay attention in physics class.

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Alexa, Can You Tell Me About GSA's Virtual Assistant Pilot?

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The Emerging Citizen Technology Office is trying to help other agencies develop their own AI-powered projects.

International Group Sees New Niche for Bringing Stability to Cyberspace

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The Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace is on a 3-year mission to create rules of the road.

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Artificial Intelligence: The Park Rangers of the Anthropocene

We worry about machines going rogue. What if they went green instead?

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Why Fake News Spreads: A Neurological Explanation

The logical part of your brain really, really likes listening to the social part, which just wants to fit in

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The Russia Hearing That Wasn’t and What Else Congress Did

Health care may have dominated the week, but lawmakers also tackled internet privacy rights and how DHS buys tech.

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Nextgov Event: Join Us March 29 for Tech Refresh  

Learn lessons from agencies that successfully modernized their tech systems.

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Software Used to Predict Crime Can Now Be Scoured for Bias

Predictive-policing startup CivicScape published its code online, allowing anyone to help ensure the algorithm doesn’t unfairly target certain groups of people.

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NASA Didn’t Catch an Error in the International Space Station’s Data Until a Kid Pointed it Out

"I just emailed NASA and they’re looking at the graphs that I’ve made.”

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This Is How Russian Hackers Will Attack the US Next

America needs to be planning now how it will respond

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