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Caitlin Fairchild

Web Producer Caitlin Fairchild joined Government Executive in summer 2011 as an editorial fellow, after graduating from the College of William & Mary, where she spent four years writing for the student newspaper, The Flat Hat. In March 2012, she was hired full time as a web producer. She has completed internships at Washingtonian Magazine and at the public affairs office of Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas.
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Tech Giant and Federal Agency Team Up to Create Drone Show

May 5, 2016 FROM NEXTGOV arrow At the next concert or sporting event you attend, keep an eye in the sky for a synchronized UAV performance. Intel recently got permission from the Federal Aviation Administration -- specifically, a section 333 exemption -- to fly 100 drones simultaneously for a new lights display called Drone 100 in...

Video: Inside This NASA Technology That Blocks Starlight

May 4, 2016 FROM NEXTGOV arrow How do you block starlight? To block light from our own star, the sun, we use sunglasses, hats and umbrellas. But for stars many light years away from us, NASA researchers must come up with different methods. Blocking starlight is important for studying planets (and the potential life on them)...

Video: Here are All the Countries That Ask Facebook for User Data

May 3, 2016 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Hey, privacy advocates: Here's something new to worry about. Facebook has released the "Global Government Requests" report. The social media giant received almost 50,000 requests for user data in the last half of 2015 from countries around the world. Who makes the most requests? The United States. That's followed closely...

Video: New IMAX Film Features Astronaut’s View of Earth

May 2, 2016 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Ever wanted to see a bird's-eye view, or rather an astronaut's-eye view, of Earth? Unless you spend years training to enter space, that dream is unlikely to come true. IMAX, in partnership with NASA and the European Space Agency, is going to bring viewers the next best thing with the...

Video: What It's Like to Fly a Solar Airplane

May 2, 2016 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The Solar Impulse 2, a completely solar-powered airplane, is working its way across the globe. The journey began in the United Arab Emirates in March 2015. The Solar Impulse only goes about 50 miles per hour, which is a lot slower than your average jet. But it can stay aloft...

Video: These Tiny Samsung Computers Might One Day Fill Your Home

April 29, 2016 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Samsung has arrived with it's own version of the Internet of Everything. The tech company has developed Artik, a system of tiny Samsung computers that power sensors and devices throughout your home. While, Artik is not fully realized, Samsung has built multiple protoypes to demonstrate just what this tiny computer...

Nextgov Discusses Data

April 27, 2016 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Is data the future of government? Big data and open data are often hyped as the solution to many problems facing government, but concerns abound like how to protect the privacy of the people whose information is contained within these data sets. Many in government are also wondering where to...

Video: This Drone Is Your Personal Cameraman

April 26, 2016 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Another day, another amazing drone. Hover Camera from Chinese startup Zero Zero Robotics is for those less interested in piloting a complex craft than they are in capturing amazing images. This compact drone can fly itself by tracking your movements with sonar and optical sensors, all while taking 4K resolution...

Video: How to Control a Robot with the Flick of a Wrist

April 25, 2016 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Imagine being able to fly a drone without having to learn how to use a complex remote control or download an app. It would follow you with just a wave of your hand, as if you were a Jedi, trained in the ways of the Force. Startup Metron Force is...

Video: 5 Shortcuts for Android Users

April 22, 2016 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Android smartphones are highly customizable, so users can set up all sorts of features to make their phone perfect for themselves. Users can make a few tweaks to launch the camera with just one touch, for those gone-in-an-instant photo moments. They can also remove the phone lock-screen in designated "trusted"...

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