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You Can Earn Six Figures From NASA If You’re Willing To Protect Earth From Alien Life

Who hasn't dreamt of being paid to protect the planet from alien life?

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How VA Turns Survey Data into Better Veteran Health Care

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Real-time feedback could help the Veterans Affairs Department direct respondents to task forces for suicide or homelessness.

OMB Steers Agency R&D Budgets Toward Security, ‘Energy Dominance’

Fiscal 2019 initiatives should be “budget neutral” and agencies should consider private-sector solutions, guidance states.

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Microsoft Is Fixing a Simple Reason Why Voice Assistants Are So Bad

The tech company hopes to smarten up our dumb bots by making a new dataset available to the public.

Nextgov A sculpture of the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system is unveiled Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in New York.

Take a Bite Out of Android Oreo

A new operating system should be all about the filling.

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Lessons from the First Phases of Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program

Successful CDM Program implementation relies on the active participation of agency executives and IT managers and here is how to get their buy-in.

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Trump’s Multibillion-Dollar Border Wall Wouldn’t Stop This $5,000 Drone

Earlier this month, border patrol agents intercepted a methamphetamine shipment that had been dropped off via drone on the U.S. side of the border.

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Time’s Running Out to Prevent a Massive Cyberattack on Critical Infrastructure, Advisory Group Says

The report urges rapidly declassifying cyber threat information between industry and government and other measures to ease the exchange.

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Would You Doxx a Nazi?

The dangers of revealing the names and identities of white supremacists

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Google Is Sharing its Management Tools With the World

The information released covers everything from feedback and career development to setting agendas for one-on-ones.

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The International Space Station Pulled Off the Photobomb of a Lifetime

Perfectly timed images show a tiny ISS passing in front of the sun.

Nextgov This satellite image taken Tuesday, June 20, 2017, and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows a tropical storm over the Gulf of Mexico approaching the Gulf Coast.

Delayed NOAA Supercomputing Contract to be Bid Out in October

The agency shared more details about what it needs to process weather data.

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