Emerging Tech

In the Age of AI, Expect ‘Lifelong Learning’ to Stay Employed

Jobs will be disrupted and the way people work will change, experts said.

Cyber Threats Are Emerging Faster Than DHS Can Address Them, Secretary Says

The agency needs industry to help it “innovate while under attack,” according to Kirstjen Nielsen.

GSA Releases Technology Business Management Playbook

After several months of development, the General Services Administration and the Education Department share what they learned by implementing TBM.

White House Launches AI.gov

All of the federal government’s initiatives and resources around artificial intelligence can be accessed under one top-level domain.

Kamala Harris's $15 Million Proposal to Fix Local Government Tech

The 2020 presidential candidate introduced a bill to help local governments modernize their digital services. Is this the lifeline cities need?

What Would a Dog Do on Mars?

New art from NASA imagines a rosy but unrealistic future of canines on the distant planet.

Trump's 2020 Budget Would Cut Non-Defense R&D by $10 Billion

The request comes as the administration urges agencies to double down on research in artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies.

Energy Aims to Launch America’s First Exascale Supercomputer by 2021

Insiders say the first-of-its-kind machine will accelerate innovation and discovery across the health, defense and climate sectors—and beyond.

NASA Could Go to the Moon Next Year

The agency is willing to ditch its own billion-dollar rocket in favor of a commercial one, to meet a very tight deadline.

Hurd: Congress Must Make Sure Artificial Intelligence Maintains Western Values

Lawmakers need to pave the way for AI by encouraging widespread 5G adoption, Rep. Will Hurd said.

As AI Takes Over Jobs, Women Workers May Have the Most to Lose

Women, especially if they are Hispanic, may be at most financial risk from the automation of jobs says a new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research.

Facial Recognition Bill Would Ban Companies From Sharing Your Face Without Consent

A bipartisan bill introduced this week would strengthen consumer protections around facial recognition technology.

The Gig Economy is Actually Pretty Tiny

An analysis from the Economic Policy Institute found that workers who sourced jobs through apps like Uber and Lyft comprised just a minuscule fraction of the overall workforce.

Silicon Valley Mayor to Feds: ‘Get Out of the Way’ of Innovation

The federal government could do more to promote innovation at the state and local levels by doing less, according to San Jose’s mayor.