August 20, 2014 How much is $100 worth in your state? Answer: $111.23 if you live in Kansas August 19, 2014 How Has Obamacare Affected Californians? An interactive data visualization tries to answer that question, and highlights health-care trends and statistics resulting from the Affordable Care Act. August 19, 2014 When Technology is Good, it Sells Itself The technology industry is, thankfully, free from the hard sales tactics used by some sectors. August 19, 2014 Dissecting Microsoft's Redefined Core Within the changing tech environment, companies must reconstruct themselves on an ongoing basis, and Microsoft is no different. August 19, 2014 Photo of the Week - Octopus Skin inspires Color-Changing Camouflage Tech This new technology allows a material to automatically read its environment and adapt to mimic its surroundings. August 19, 2014 Study Predicts Five-Year Spike in Adoption of Network-Connected Devices The Internet of Things should continue to expand at a high rate through 2019, research from Accenture Interactive has revealed. August 19, 2014 FINDER Senses Heartbeats Amid Rubble The new device can detect minute movements and could save lives in the next large-scale disaster. August 19, 2014 Indiana App Upgraded to Aid Job Seekers The Indiana Office of Technology has released an upgraded version of the state’s mobile application to make it easier for job seekers to browse open positions. August 19, 2014 The Big Leagues: Government Must Reclaim its Role as a Driver in the Innovation Economy Government is more than a venture capitalist with patience or a market fixer, and is uniquely able to take on the crazy risks of failure. August 19, 2014 Advanced Cockpit Radar Helps Pilots Weave Through Weather Systems The new radar system displays information in 3-D, and automatically scans and stores information for the pilot to call up, review and analyze. August 19, 2014 Bay Area Police Rarely Analyze, Share Racial Data By not digging through the numbers, police departments can create an appearance of transparency but miss an opportunity to learn about -- and potentially break -- patterns of racially biased policing. August 19, 2014 Technology’s Crucial Role in the Fight Against Hunger Crowdsourcing, predictive analytics and other new tools could go far toward finding innovative solutions for America's food insecurity. August 19, 2014 Scientists are Building a Cyberinfrastructure to Predict and Visualize Wildfire Behavior WIFIRE system will use sophisticated computer techniques to monitor and predict the spread of wildfire. August 19, 2014 Canada's hitchBOT Travels 4,000 miles to Test Human-Robot Bonds The robot comes equipped with a global positioning system, 3G connectivity and solar panels to power its communications systems. August 19, 2014 A State-by-State Breakdown of New Jobs Data See how each state's economy fared over the past month and year. August 19, 2014 Mexico Billionaire Carlos Slim's Website Aims to Help Immigrants Succeed The Carlos Slim Foundation last week launched Acceso Latino, a free website in Spanish that provides readers with information on topics such as education, healthcare, job training and culture. August 19, 2014 Cyberattack Targets Pennsylvania Community Health Systems The attack by a foreign-based intruder netted "limited" personal identification data belonging to some patients, according to a spokeswoman for Commonwealth Health. August 19, 2014 How are a group of teenagers trying to engender accountability among police officers? Answer: Five-O August 18, 2014 How Modern Technology Is Changing Public-Sector GIS The days of waiting weeks or months for new map data are being left behind and GIS data's becoming more accessible. August 18, 2014 Talent Management Systems Help Governments Manage Their Workforce Governments are employing tools to help combat the growing numbers of baby boomer retirements and the challenge of attracting a new generation of employees into public service.