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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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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.

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NASA Reaches for the Wright Stuff

Just being able to successfully hover off the ground will be a huge victory for the Ingenuity helicopter.

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Program Lets Users Design Their Own Quantum Computers

This is the first time that most people will be able to “touch” quantum computing.

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Mars Perseverance Mission Already Producing Amazing Moments

Watching the rover plummet only to perform a delicate, ballet-like finish was breathtaking.

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What Robots Need to Become Better Helpers

Hand, fingers and a sense of touch are tricky but may be essential for some robots' tasks.

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Can Robots and Drones Help to Fight COVID-19?

Using drones to help make our living and working spaces a little safer is not too much of a stretch. 

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What The CES All Digital Show Says About the Future

Even in a virtual format, CES offered quite a few interesting nuggets that might hint at future government technology.

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Artificial Intelligence Begins to Realize Its Potential

Here's a look at some interesting projects, like one that helps programmers maintain and update COBOL.

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Artificial Intelligences Are Power Hungry, But Not How You Think

Keeping AIs on an ethical short leash is important but there are other aspects to consider.

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Will Android Become the New Federal OS for Rugged Devices?

For the most part, the rugged devices I have evaluated over the years have had some flavor of Windows as their operating system.

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Is Now the Time to Start Protecting Government Data from Quantum Hacking?

The key to creating quantum-resistant encryption is to get away from the core strength of computers, according to one expert.

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Will Quantum Computing Supercharge Artificial Intelligence?

Imagine if we could simply train an AI to look at the data coming from the quantum machine, figure out what makes sense and what is probably wrong without human intervention.