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John Breeden II

John Breeden II is a journalist and reviewer with over 20 years of experience covering technology. He is the CEO of the Tech Writers Bureau, a group that creates technological thought leadership content for organizations.
Emerging Tech

Creepy, Cool and Coherent: Potential Government Tech Shines at CES 2022

From humanoid robots to zero-emissions drones, CES was filled with lots of tech that may be relevant to government soon.

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The Government and Technology Innovation That Shined in 2021 

Some agencies laid some groundwork for new developments that might make life better in the future.

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Cream Cheese is the Just the Smooth Tip of a Sharp Problem

With ransomware hackers varying their targets to include operational technology used by U.S. factories and manufacturers, is an OT executive order needed to help combat them?

Cybersecurity

Feds Warned to Look Out For Ransomware Grinches over the Holidays

Federal cybersecurity officials would prefer you keep your holidays a little more secure.

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What’s New for Feds in Windows 11?

Hybrid work environments seem to have influenced the design and features of Windows 11.

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Operational Technology in the Crosshairs

Yes, utilities use both IT and OT, but so do data centers.

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Augmented and Virtual Reality Step Up for Military Maintenance

"We have seen in similar scenarios at a large aerospace and defense company where technicians with hardly one year of experience have been able to outperform technicians with four or five years of experience," GridRaster Co-Founder and COO Dijam Panigrahi said.

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Artificial Intelligence is Good at Less Exciting Military Roles Too

Maintenance is critical in the military, and this is a good example of how AI can be used right now to help improve operations.

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Swarms May Offer Next Level Artificial Intelligence

NASA wants to push the concept of swarm intelligence to new heights.

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Military Drone Testing Could Lead to Future Deployments and Roles

Theoretically, autonomous vehicles and drones could play a decisive role on the modern battlefield.

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Supportive Video Game Communities Can Help Veterans Transition to Civilian Life

For an increasing number of veterans retiring from the service, their shared interest in video games can become the basis for that community.

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Military Robots Dig into New Underground Environments

Only a few organic creatures specifically designed for that environment are able to do it well.

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Mars Helicopter Continues to Soar with Open-Source Software

One of the truly amazing things about Ingenuity is that it’s built from commercially available hardware parts and runs on free, open-source software.

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Are UFOs Real? Government Continues to Investigate

Although the task force studied UFO sightings that occurred between 2004 and 2021, most happened over the past two years.

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The New Space Race Will Be Run by Robots

Given the risks of space travel versus the potential rewards, it seems like robots are better suited for this role than humans.

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Why the Military Is Leading the Charge on 5G

It’s not unlike the way that the military heavily invested in radar technology during World War II.