Tech

Is COVID-19 Here to Stay? A Team of Biologists Explains What It Means for a Virus to Become Endemic

Some viruses go extinct, while others stick around. The virus that causes COVID-19 seems likely to remain with us for the long term.

GovExec Daily: Secure Elections After the 2020 Cycle

Elections tech expert Ross Underwood joins the podcast to discuss voting security.

There’s No Cheap Way to Deal With the Climate Crisis

Warming will bring enormous economic costs. Cutting emissions now will save money later.

This Isn’t the Big Telescope Debut NASA Imagined

The James Webb Space Telescope, the long-awaited successor to Hubble, is mired in controversy over its namesake.

GovExec Daily: Detecting Waste and Abuse Through Data and Determination

Bill Lucia speaks to Pittsburgh official Marty LaMar about COVID-19 funding oversight and technology.

How to Break a Phone Addiction

You can forge a happier relationship with your devices by using them more mindfully.

America Is Running Out of Everything

The global supply chain is slowing down at the very moment when Americans are demanding that it go into overdrive.

GovExec Daily: Tech Acquisition Trends in 2021 and Beyond

Todd Gustafson of HP Federal and An Nguyen of NCS Technologies join the podcast to discuss IT priorities for government.

The Plan to Stop Every Respiratory Virus at Once

The benefits of ventilation reach far beyond the coronavirus. What if we stop taking colds and flus for granted, too?

GovExec Daily: The Threat That Ransomware Poses

Attorneys Alex Major and Matt Wright join the podcast to discuss cybersecurity and federal contracting.

The Pandemic Has Accelerated Government Innovation

It’s also changing—or should be changing—the nature of agency IT departments.

GovExec Daily: UFOs and the Pentagon

Nextgov's Brandi Vincent speaks to former Sen. Harry Reid about the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program and how the government is monitoring the threats.

The White House Says Boosters for All. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Federal officials are preparing to offer those who received Pfizer or Moderna covid vaccines a third dose in September. But the FDA and CDC are still reviewing the data for final clearance.

GovExec Daily: EPA Policy and Science in the Biden Administration

Eric Katz joins the show to discuss how the agency says that it encourages open collaboration among employees, while some scientists have reported the opposite.