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Caitlin Fairchild

Web Producer

Caitlin Fairchild
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.
Emerging Tech

This Smart Credit Card Might Soon Rule Your Wallet

A smart credit card could communicate directly with banking institutions.

Emerging Tech

Wireless Charging Is Finally Possible. Here's How.

Here's some good news if your smartphone has a mediocre battery.

Emerging Tech

Need a New iPhone Battery? It'll Cost You $29

It could be considered a consolation prize for iPhone users.

Emerging Tech

How to Reduce Your Screen Time in 2018

If your New Year's resolution is to fight that tech addiction, here are some helpful tips.

Emerging Tech

US Lifts Ban on Super-Virus Studies

But that doesn't mean there will be genetically modified strains of ebola in a test tube near you.

Emerging Tech

Gadgets to Make Holiday Travel Easier

Travel will never be stress-free, but you can get close.

Policy

Twitter Tries Again to Crack Down on Hate Speech

The new rules mean that some accounts will be suspended.

Data

NASA Gets Help From Google to Find Alien Planet

Machine learning is helping to unlock the secrets of outer space.

Cybersecurity

These Real-World Tricks Can Help Keep You Secure Online

You don't have to be a cyber genius to stop hackers in their tracks. You just need a piece of tape.