HHS Turns to Citizen Coders to Curtail Opioid Epidemic

More than 300 coders and health advocates showed up for the agency’s first code-a-thon.

Lawmakers to VA: “We’ve Got Your Back” on $10B IT Contract

Congress expressed its support for VA's electronic health records contract with Cerner, but promised to keep a close watch on its implementation.

A High-School Student Designed an App That Could Save Farmers’ Lives

CalorApp aims to give farmworkers the immediate information they need to serve as their own inspectors

MIT Researchers Are Making Computers Out of Live Bacteria

In the future, you could be eating cancer-detecting robots in much the same way you take your morning vitamins.

What NASA Can Teach Agencies About Making Employees Happy

The government’s most innovative agency increased employee satisfaction for the sixth year in a row.

Scientists Have Connected 3D-Printed Objects to the Internet Without Electronics

Rejoice! We have finally connected a laundry detergent bottle to the internet.

The Dangerous New Technology That Will Make Us Question Our Basic Idea of Reality

We are about to enter a new era of computer-generated audio and video recordings.

With New Testing Rules, Will 2018 Finally Be the Year of the Drone?

The visual line-of-sight rule is perhaps the most important limitation to widespread commercial use of drones.

Budget-Managing Tips, but for Space Telescopes

NASA is scrambling to cut the growing cost of its latest big astronomy mission.

All the New Software Amazon Announced at Its Huge Developer Conference

Amazon is trying to make artificial intelligence services a cornerstone of its quickly-growing cloud business.

3 Ways to Infuse Digital into Your Agency’s DNA

Random acts of digital aren't enough for a transformation.

New Google App Could Help You Save Data

Because even 'unlimited' data plans have limits.

Facebook Failed to Make Good on a Promise Because it Has Too Much Faith in Its Tech

Facebook's advertising business brings in the vast majority of the company’s billions of dollars in revenue every quarter.

Thousands Apply to Trump's Drone Pilot Program

Transportation and FAA are accepting proposals to participate in drone innovation zones, where normal regulations do not apply.

Coders Should Be Afraid of What Happened to the Journalism Industry

Many jobs are becoming vulnerable to outsourcing and automation.

Rethinking Federal Customer Experience

This ebook looks at how agencies are baking customer experience into their missions.