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.