Analytics

Government Should Address Potential Bias in Artificial Intelligence, Lawmakers Say

A pair of congressmen outlined their plans to ensure that systems don’t discriminate—even unintentionally.

What Restaurant Reviews Reveal About Cities

Where official census data is sparse, MIT researchers find that restaurant review websites can offer similar demographic and economic information.

Where Artificial Intelligence Can Make the Biggest Impact

Here are three ways an investment into artificial intelligence could reap significant returns in the public space.

The AI That Could Help Curb Youth Suicide

For many reasons, parents and teachers may fail to intervene when they spot LGBTQ teens in trouble. Can Google help?

Spy Agencies Turn to AI to Stay Ahead of Adversaries

In a world where everyone can collect data on everything, speedy analysis could make or break U.S. national security, a top intelligence official says.

Using Data to Predict Coastal Flood Risk

A new online tool compiles NOAA water-level data and storm forecasts to help coastal residents prepare for floods.

GSA Announces New On-Call Vendors for Centers of Excellence

The agency can tap a pool of 22 vendors for modernization initiatives.

The Pentagon Wants Tech to Help Allies Avoid Bombing Civilians

The Defense Department is looking for technical solutions to reducing civilian casualties that can be declassified and shared with international partners.

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HUD Is Hunting for Vendors for the Next Phase of the Centers of Excellence

The department plans to pursue six projects to improve its cloud adoption, customer experience, data analytics and customer contact centers.

Energy to Debut World’s Fastest Exascale Supercomputer by 2021

Valued at more than $600 million, the next-generation technology will drastically reduce the time it takes to make new discoveries.

It’s Time To Make Data Strategic For Our Navy

The U.S. Navy’s future lethality depends on a new digital culture.

What’s Next for Government Data

Here’s how federal agencies are tapping into one of their greatest resources.

Agencies Can Do Better by Collecting Data with Purpose

There’s a difference between having data and having useful data, federal officials said.

How Data Analytics Could Help the Government Reduce Traffic Deaths

A D.C.-based startup with roots in the insurance market is using machine learning to predict the probability of car crashes on just about any stretch of road.