Nextgov - Emerging Techhttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/How Technology is Changing Governmenten-usMon, 08 Dec 2014 13:31:02 -0500Information Overload? Not For Most Americanshttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/12/information-overload-not-among-most-americans/100692/Almost all say the Internet and cell phones have made it easier for them to learn new things.Nextgov StaffMon, 08 Dec 2014 13:31:02 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/12/information-overload-not-among-most-americans/100692/Emerging Tech - Emerging TechMaksim Kabakou/Shutterstock.comInfographic: NASA's Next Rockethttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/11/infographic-nasas-next-rocket/99680/The era of the Space Shuttle may be over, but get a peek inside the space agency's new space launch system.Caitlin FairchildFri, 21 Nov 2014 17:18:37 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/11/infographic-nasas-next-rocket/99680/Emerging Tech - Emerging TechThe barrel for the engine section of NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System.NASAWhite House Challenge: Make Our First 3-D Printed Christmas Ornamenthttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/10/white-house-challenge-make-our-first-3-d-christmas-ornament/97838/You don’t even need a 3-D printer.Rebecca CarrollThu, 30 Oct 2014 16:50:08 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/10/white-house-challenge-make-our-first-3-d-christmas-ornament/97838/Emerging Tech - Emerging TechThe White House Christmas tree is seen in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington, on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013.Jacquelyn Martin/APGetting Health Info to Low-Income Cellphone Usershttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/10/getting-health-info-low-income-cellphone-users/96827/The digital divide is shrinking; useful apps aren’t keeping pace.Rebecca CarrollFri, 17 Oct 2014 17:11:34 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/10/getting-health-info-low-income-cellphone-users/96827/Emerging Tech - Emerging Techalexmillos/Shutterstock.comA New Way to Find Federal Contracting Informationhttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/10/new-way-find-federal-contracting-information/96584/GovTribe’s free alternative to FBO hits the Web.Rebecca CarrollWed, 15 Oct 2014 17:53:54 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/10/new-way-find-federal-contracting-information/96584/Emerging Tech - Emerging Techkoya979/Shutterstock.comFAA Needs a Cloud for Its PDFshttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/10/faa-needs-cloud-its-pdfs/96155/Digital AeroNav Products are getting unwieldy.Rebecca CarrollThu, 09 Oct 2014 12:24:08 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/10/faa-needs-cloud-its-pdfs/96155/Emerging Tech - Emerging TechBedrin/Shutterstock.comPeace Corps Sees Record Interest After Simplified Application Goes Onlinehttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/10/peace-corps-applicants-rise-400-percent-after-sign-goes-online/96101/Old application involved 60 printed pages and took as long as eight hours to complete.Rebecca CarrollWed, 08 Oct 2014 16:36:22 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/10/peace-corps-applicants-rise-400-percent-after-sign-goes-online/96101/Emerging Tech - Emerging TechPeace Corps volunteer Joshua Fuder, center, speaks with residents of Lolovoli village on the island of Ambae, part of the Vanuatu islands chain.Rick Rycroft/AP File PhotoCongress.gov Beats Gmail by 3 Yearshttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/10/congressgov-beats-gmail-3-years/95714/Bye bye, beta.Rebecca CarrollFri, 03 Oct 2014 13:13:06 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/10/congressgov-beats-gmail-3-years/95714/Emerging Tech - Emerging TechMesut Dogan/Shutterstock.comContracting Officers: Take a Look, It's in a Bookhttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/09/you-already-have-power-procure-it-look-within/94607/"The problem is the average contracting officer doesn’t know how."Rebecca CarrollFri, 19 Sep 2014 15:11:22 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/09/you-already-have-power-procure-it-look-within/94607/Emerging Tech - Emerging TechHouse Oversight Committee member Rep. Gerald Connolly, D-Va.,J. Scott Applewhite/APOfficials Pulled HealthCare.gov Code From GitHub Because of ‘Bashing’http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/09/officials-pulled-healthcaregov-code-github-because-bashing/94514/Republicans release CMS emails about pulling code from open-source site.Rebecca CarrollThu, 18 Sep 2014 16:29:37 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/09/officials-pulled-healthcaregov-code-github-because-bashing/94514/Emerging Tech - Emerging Techscyther5/Shutterstock.comArchives Hackathon Wants to Make Wikipedia Even Better http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/09/archives-hackathon-will-use-federal-data-make-wikipedia-better/93968/Everyone’s invited to the Open Government WikiHack later this month.Rebecca CarrollFri, 12 Sep 2014 13:14:13 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/09/archives-hackathon-will-use-federal-data-make-wikipedia-better/93968/Emerging Tech - Emerging TechEric Risberg/AP File PhotoWanted: Twitter-savvy Feds to Help OPM Get This Whole Social Media Thinghttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/09/wanted-twitter-savvy-feds-help-opm-get-whole-social-media-thing/93014/New projects aim to change how the agency communicates via social media.Rebecca CarrollWed, 03 Sep 2014 15:08:48 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/09/wanted-twitter-savvy-feds-help-opm-get-whole-social-media-thing/93014/Emerging Tech - Emerging TechQuka/Shutterstock.comOK, Feds -- Go Ahead and Edit Wikipedia http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/09/ok-feds-go-ahead-and-edit-wikipedia/92930/Wikimedia DC says you make good editors because you know a lot.Rebecca CarrollTue, 02 Sep 2014 17:50:04 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/09/ok-feds-go-ahead-and-edit-wikipedia/92930/Emerging Tech - Emerging Tech360b/Shutterstock.comWhy is LinkedIn So Popular With Employees of the US Army?http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/08/linkedin-popular-us-army/92330/Only IBM and HP have more current employees on the professional networking site.Rebecca CarrollMon, 25 Aug 2014 16:08:41 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/08/linkedin-popular-us-army/92330/Emerging Tech - Emerging TechGil C/Shutterstock.comWe the People Weighs in on Fergusonhttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/08/we-people-weighs-ferguson/91580/The popular petition site is calling for new technology to curb police abuse.Caitlin FairchildFri, 15 Aug 2014 15:59:13 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/08/we-people-weighs-ferguson/91580/Emerging Tech - Emerging TechA member of the St. Louis County Police Department points his weapon in the direction of a group of protesters in Ferguson, Mo.Jeff Roberson/APIs Anyone at Your Agency Editing Wikipedia?http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/07/anyone-your-agency-editing-wikipedia/90173/Here’s what they should know.Rebecca CarrollThu, 31 Jul 2014 11:34:13 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/07/anyone-your-agency-editing-wikipedia/90173/Emerging Tech - Emerging TechGil C/Shutterstock.comThe Most Valuable Data on Earth? http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/07/most-valuable-data-earth/89246/That’s a pun. Here’s the White House plan for Earth data.Rebecca CarrollTue, 22 Jul 2014 09:18:47 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/07/most-valuable-data-earth/89246/Emerging Tech - Emerging TechNASA file photoIf You’re Anonymously Editing Wikipedia from Capitol Hill, Everyone Will Knowhttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/07/if-youre-anonymously-editing-wikipedia-capitol-hill-everyone-will-know/88654/Here’s what you should do instead.Rebecca CarrollMon, 14 Jul 2014 16:39:51 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/07/if-youre-anonymously-editing-wikipedia-capitol-hill-everyone-will-know/88654/Emerging Tech - Emerging Techlittleny / Shutterstock.comWhat Will Happen When Computer Chips Stop Getting Smaller? http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/07/what-will-happen-when-computer-chips-stop-getting-smaller/88381/That’s the $3 billion question.Rebecca CarrollThu, 10 Jul 2014 14:49:35 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/07/what-will-happen-when-computer-chips-stop-getting-smaller/88381/Emerging Tech - Emerging TechEkaterina Kondratova/Shutterstock.comThe National Security Argument for Spending More on Conferences, Travelhttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/07/national-security-argument-spending-more-conferences-travel/87682/As the U.S. loses its science and tech superiority, the military must look elsewhere.Rebecca CarrollTue, 01 Jul 2014 17:24:35 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/07/national-security-argument-spending-more-conferences-travel/87682/Emerging Tech - Emerging Techmichaeljung/Shutterstock.comGovernment Emails Have Been Disappearing for as Long as…http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/06/government-emails-have-been-disappearing-long/86833/Every administration that’s used email has lost emails requested by investigators.Rebecca CarrollThu, 19 Jun 2014 17:42:27 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/06/government-emails-have-been-disappearing-long/86833/Emerging Tech - Emerging TechRena Schild/Shutterstock.comWhy Does the IRS Make It So Tough to Rat Out Tax Cheats?http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/05/why-does-irs-make-it-so-tough-rat-out-tax-cheats/83773/A new Web service lets people report tax avoiders anonymously and online.Joseph MarksMon, 05 May 2014 13:19:37 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/05/why-does-irs-make-it-so-tough-rat-out-tax-cheats/83773/Emerging Tech - Emerging Tech PTstock/Shutterstock.comWhy Driverless Cars Don't Require a Bunch of New Lawshttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/04/why-driverless-cars-dont-require-bunch-new-laws/83254/A new report says the right regulatory framework may be closer than it appears.Joseph MarksFri, 25 Apr 2014 17:11:19 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/04/why-driverless-cars-dont-require-bunch-new-laws/83254/Emerging Tech - Emerging TechA Lexus SL 600 Integrated Safety driverless research vehicle is seen on display at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show.Julie Jacobson/APThe RFP for the U-2 Spy Plane Was Just Two Pages Longhttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/04/rfp-u-2-spy-plane-was-just-two-pages-long/83104/The acquisition shows how government contracting has changed and stayed the same.Joseph MarksWed, 23 Apr 2014 16:58:11 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/04/rfp-u-2-spy-plane-was-just-two-pages-long/83104/Emerging Tech - Emerging TechA U.S. Air Force U-2 spy plane takes off from the U.S. airbase in Osan, south of Seoul, South Korea.Lee Jin-man/APBuying Facebook Ads Could be a Bad Call for Agencieshttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/04/buying-facebook-ads-could-be-bad-call-agencies/83020/Departments should focus more on mission and less on marketing, GSA says.Joseph MarksTue, 22 Apr 2014 17:28:58 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/04/buying-facebook-ads-could-be-bad-call-agencies/83020/Emerging Tech - Emerging TechJoerg Koch/AP File Photo