Critical Update: Flying Cars, Valley of Death and Innovating with Intrapreneurs

In episode two, Nextgov talks with National Geospatial-Intelligence Chief Ventures Officer Christy Monaco about the business of innovation in government.

Check Out The Crazy New Tech NASA Is Investing In

Robots that fly, swarm and support life could help us explore the cosmos.

14 Gigabit Projects in 5 Cities Get Mozilla Money

The winning initiatives leverage high-speed internet along with everything from virtual reality to GIS to better local education and workforce opportunities.

Trump’s Complaints About Amazon Have a Historical Precedent

The fraught history of government-subsidized package delivery.

Nextgov Podcast: How Not To End Up In a GAO Report

Introducing Critical Update, Nextgov’s new podcast on emerging tech in government.

Women in Government Tech Have ‘One Bad-Ass Mission,' New Federal CIO Says

Suzette Kent highlighted the power of women in government in her first address as federal CIO.

The Most Important Self-Driving Car Announcement Yet

Autonomous vehicles will transform urban life by 2020, if Waymo’s time line is correct.

Can a Mobile App Stop Veteran Suicides?

The VA is calling on industry to help build an app that can rapidly connect veterans to mental health resources.

U.S. Digital Service to Congress: We’ve Made A Measurable Impact

The government’s technology tiger team gives an update on what it accomplished in 2017 and the projects it has in process.

Government Seeks Biometric Tech That Doesn’t Need People To Scan Fingerprints

New technology suggests automated machines might be the ones scanning your fingerprints from surfaces in the near future.

The Scary New Contracting Model That Isn’t Scary or New

“Other Transaction Authorities” might seem like a risky new acquisition method, but it’s been around longer than the Federal Acquisition Regulation.

DHS Commercialized A Tool That Applies AI To Pharmaceutical Research

It comes as the seventh piece of tech the agency shepherded from lab to the marketplace this year.

Pentagon’s New Arms-Research Chief Eyes Space-Based Ray Guns

Neutral-particle beams, a concept first tried in the 1980s, may get a fresh look under Michael Griffin.