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Computers and History: Beyond Science Fiction

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By AdamElkus

A recent BBC article asks the provocative question: can computers replace historians?

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How WW1 Killed a Dream of a Solar-Powered World

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The world is marking the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, not only the bloodiest the world has ever seen, but the start of the West's involvement in carving up the Middle East and i

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Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins: DISA to Integrate Development, Operations Tasks in Restructuring Effort

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The Defense Information Systems Agency will undergo a restructuring in a move to boost the agency’s agility and establish connections with the U.S.

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NIST Wants Feedback from Cybersecurity Framework Industry Users

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology is seeking feedback from industry users of its voluntary cybersecurity framework following that framework’s release in February.

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OMB, OSTP Unveil ‘Innovative Contracting Case Studies’ Document

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The Office of Management and Budget and the Office of Science Technology Policy have released a report on how some federal agencies are using new procurement practices to encourage technology innov

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Gen. Mark Welsh Sees A-10 Retirement as Right Move Amid Budget Uncertainty

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The U.S. Air Force will continue to push for the retirement of its A-10 attack fleet to preserve budget for the service’s priority aircraft programs, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.

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Four short links: 26 August 2014

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  1. The Poisoned NUL Byte, 2014 Edition (Project Zero) — from Google’s public sec
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Rio de Janeiro Creates New Urban Policy Organization for Mayorial Cooperation

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Over the course of the next decade, the number of industries and logistics companies (who look after the transport and storage of goods) is expected to double in the state of Rio Grande, Brazil.

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Montreal, Je T'Adore

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Walkable. Bikeable. Hip. Fun. Stylish. Edgy.

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Union backs GOP Sen. Collins for reelection

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Federal employee unions, like other labor organizations, generally endorse Democratic candidates. But that doesn’t stop the unions from seeing red too.

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Denver Parks on Parade

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Earlier this month, more than 30 park professionals from the US and Canada were hosted by Denver Parks and Recreation Department in collaboration with City Parks Alliance for a tour of their park syst

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Why is it So Expensive to Build in London? [VIDEO]

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The features of London’s current housing shortage are by now well known: rising house prices; housing estate regeneration, garden city proposals.

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Waste Not, Want Not: Author Explores America's Food Waste Problem

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Local and sustainable food is great, as long as it is put to use.

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Why San Francisco, New York, and DC May Be more Affordable than You Thought

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Highly enlightening new data from the New York City-based Citizens Budget Commission demonstrate the immense importance of walkability and transit in shaping just how affordable large United States ci

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The Credit Card of all Credit Cards

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By Katie Kennedy

Is your wallet ever expanding due to the amount of credit cards you have? There is a new card that your wallet will thank you for.

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Is This the Right Time for the White House to Promote Working from Home?

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Allegations of feds abusing telework at Patent and Trademark Office put honest employees and managers in a tough spot.

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Paul Ryan Says His Big Ideas Will Have to Wait

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Ryan's far-reaching plans for overhauling entitlement programs and the tax code are likely going to stay in the development stage for another two years.

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Napa Official: ‘Very Impressive Progress’ Made on Earthquake Recovery

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City services are being quickly restored after damaging quake.

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Are we over the hump?

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Is the economy in your community in better shape? Is the U.S. economy improving?

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Lockheed continues push into energy market with latest acquisition

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Lockheed Martin has acquired Sun Catalytic Corp. in a move that proves the company is serious about moving into the energy market, as well as adjacent markets.

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Will There Be Cyber Experts in Obama’s New Digital Tech Squad?

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Digital Service team announcement didn’t mention privacy or security, while snoops continue targeting Internet users.

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Gallery: Products that keep government buildings sustainable and green

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Here are some of the products that government facility managers use to save energy and preserve the environment in their buildings. The products appeared in the May 2014 Government Product News.

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Embrace DBaaS to Speed Up Mobile App Development

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By Chip Childers

As enterprises work to rapidly embrace the mobile revolution, both for their workforce and to engage more deeply with their customers, the pressure is on for IT to support the tools

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Not All Teleworkers Created Equal

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For women, there are major drawbacks to requesting to work remotely, according to a new study.

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Smithsonian's Panda Cub Celebrates First Birthday

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America's cutest federal charge gets feted at the National Zoo.

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Do you know when to replace equipment?

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All fleet decisions begin and end with one simple analysis, a Replacement Standard (RS).

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Dr. Dave Warner at the 2014 Analyst Forum: Dots are Stupid

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By Shannon Perry

On July 30th in northern Virginia, some of the greatest minds in analytics for business, outcomes, and mission impact gathered to share their lessons learned and experiences with d

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Why is LinkedIn So Popular With Employees of the US Army?

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Only IBM and HP have more current employees on the networking site.

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House Hires Lawyer for Obama Lawsuit

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Contract caps legal fees at $350,000.

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Napa Earthquake Highlights California's Need for Early Warning System

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Just after 3 a.m. on Aug.

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Homeland Security Science Chief Wants to Know What You Think His Goals Should Be

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Undersecretary Brothers launches collaborative online channel for feedback on long-term strategies.

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VirtualGovCamp

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This is something I am working on that is predominantly focused on the UK, but there's no reason why people from across the world can't get involved!

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Pragmatics taps new chief business development officer

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Pragmatics has named Richard Silver chief business development officer, where he will lead corporate business development including capture, proposal development and market research.

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Cyber Response Solutions: A taxonomy of response, recovery, restoration and remediation tools

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By Bob Gourley

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), working collaboratively across a broad range of stakeholders, released a Cybersecurity Framework in February 2014.

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What If We All Hugged It Out?

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Just think about the opportunities every day to blow someone away with kindness.

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L-3 Communications wins $61M contract to add ISR capabilities onto aircraft

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L-3 Communications has won a $61 million contract with the Air Force to improve the situational awareness capabilities on two King Air 350 aircraft to be used by Saudi Arabia.

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Obama Called Nine Foreign Leaders While on Vacation

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He also played the same number of rounds of golf.

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Friends with Agendas (FWA)

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From Morguefile

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People Like Being Bossed Around By Robots, Study Finds

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Computers can figure out a near-optimal plan for allocating tasks among workers and robots in seconds.

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Bring More Analysis to Your Data: learn key architecture lessons learned over breakfast in Tysons Corner VA

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By Bob Gourley

To register see: http://ctolink.us/1pTyvDk Cloudera Breakfast Series – Washington, D.C.

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A Sky-High View High Above Buffalo’s City Hall

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Watch this drone survey the imposing 32-story Art Deco municipal building.

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The Geospatial Approach to Cybersecurity

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After Heartbleed, Is Open Source More Trouble Than It’s Worth?

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Technology leaders should take another look at the critical but oft-forgotten infrastructure that their agencies are riding on.

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Leidos nabs $20M contract to support National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

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Leidos has won a $20 million contract to provide mapping production services to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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Creating Organizational Self-Defense

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Rep. Cleaver: Expect Obama Administration Review of Pentagon-to-Police Weapons Program

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The Missouri congressman met with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Thursday night.

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200 Years Ago Today Washington Was On Fire

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Invading British soldiers torched most government buildings, including the Capitol, in August 1814.

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Why Is Florida Ending Remedial Education for College Students?

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Starting this fall, academically underprepared students at Florida's public universities no longer have to take classes designed to help them catch up.

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Who Watches America's Executions?

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A lawsuit seeks to force Oklahoma to record every death sentence it carries out and to allow witnesses present to observe.

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States Clear Way for Crowdfunding

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Frustrated with the feds, entrepreneurs are looking to state legislatures for help.

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