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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.
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Kids Might Close Government’s IT Talent Gap

Technology literacy rates are on the rise, likely due to the emphasis placed on STEM education in schools.

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The Government Wants To Teach Drones Some New Tricks

Recent Army contracts focus on the skies while DARPA is focused on underground efforts.

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New Technology May Soon Require a Dedicated Space Force

Whether a Space Force exists or not, the Pentagon's research arm is looking at space strategically.

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Are Government Robots Coming For Your Job?

The government’s goal right now is to promote its robot employees to higher tasks.

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How to Boost Federal Email Security

National Institute of Standards and Technology issued new guidance to protect agency email.

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Government’s Growing Problem: Paying Its Technical Debt

Could automation help chip away at the technical debt agencies have accrued?

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Technology Legislation Slowly Crawling Forward

These bills could benefit the federal government's operations.

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How to Build a Better Great Wall

The idea of creating a robust, intelligent technology barrier as opposed to a static physical one has been floated before.

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How a New Law Supports Quantum Computing's Great Leap Forward

The technology could be up there with some of the major technological advancements that changed the world, like the microchip or even electricity.

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What GovTech Will Look Like in 2019

This year, some agencies might opt to think inside the box.

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Grading the 2018 Technology and Government Predictions

Here's what came true for government agencies—and what didn't.

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NIST Experiments with Critical Infrastructure Protections

Over in the IT world, this is fairly basic stuff, though it has rarely been tried for operation technology.

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Vigilance Is Required to Protect Midterm Election Voting

The question of whether your vote is safe may come down to where you live.

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Could Do-It-Yourself AI Make People More Comfortable with It?

As artificial intelligence makes strides in government, it could be helpful to see for yourself what the tech can do.