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DoD’s Michael Vickers: Cyber Threats Pose Challenges to Intell Ops

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Michael Vickers, Defense Department’s undersecretary for intelligence, has said cyber threats and insecure technologies are posing challenges to the agency’s various intelligence operations,

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Enterprise data inventories should be open — not hidden from the public

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Over the past several

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The Senate Officially Believes Climate Change Is Real

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But it's not ready to say that humanity is causing it.

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Inside the pain and peril of procurement delays

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In our latest WT Insider Report, we take a deep dive into the impact procurement delays are having on government contractors, and what companies are doing to mitigate the impact of the delays.

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8 new OpenGov Grants start 2015 on a high note

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January brings a bright new year — and eight new Sunlight OpenGov Grants!

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Campaign reformers: Tighten coordination rules first

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Five years after the Supreme Court's infamous Citizens United decision, unlimited outside money has muscled in to elections on almost every level, fro

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Geospatial Agency Chief Takes Care Not to Oversell Intelligence on the Islamic State

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Cardillo praises Defense agency’s new transparency, role in Ebola crisis.

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Should we be hopeful about acquisition reform? Maybe now is the time

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It's the same old song and dance when it comes to the issues surrounding acquisition reform, but Grant Thornton's and PSC's latest acquisition policy survey brings something a little different to the

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See What Your City Will Be Like in 15 Years

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An interactive tool forecasts U.S. metro demographics circa 2030.

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Obama Nominee Stays Mum on Fighting Patent Trolls

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Michelle Lee is a popular pick to run the Patent and Trademark Office. But don’t expect her to prescribe to Congress how—or when—it should tackle patent trolls.

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Play of the Day: The State of Ernie Moniz's Hair

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Jimmy Fallon and Jon Stewart have some things to say about the Energy Department chief's style.

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First POST: Monkeying

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Net neutrality proponents call foul on the GOP's plans; StandUnited.com seeks to be the right's Change.org; tons of civic tech news from mySociety, Chicago and Civic Hall in NYC; and much, much mo

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How to Uncover Happiness When You're a Leader

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Stress can lead to depression, if you're not paying attention.

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CBP’s Wolf Tombe: FirstNet Could Expand Border Comms Services

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Wolf Tombe, Customs and Border Protection’s chief technology officer, sees the FirstNet broadband network expanding the coverage of communications services at the border for emergencies and publi

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Federal workers: Tell us about paid sick leave

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President Obama last week issued a memo requiring agencies to advance up to six weeks of paid sick leave to federal employees for purposes related to pregnancy, childbirth and adoption.

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McCabe plans departure from ASI

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Kimberly McCabe is stepping down as CEO of ASI Government next month after four years of leading what she called a transformation of the company.

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Blockchain scalability

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Author note: Vitalik Buterin contributed to this article.

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Whistleblower protections extended to contractors

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The Office of Special Counsel announced today it intends to allow contractors to file whistleblower disclosures and also receive protections for the disclosures.

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ICF International wins $16M contract to help Mayland meet energy goals

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ICF International has won a $16 million contract to help reduce energy consumption in the state of Maryland.

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This Is What the Republican Plan for Net Neutrality Looks Like

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GOP lawmakers are desperately trying to find a compromise on Internet regulation—but Democrats are in no hurry.

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Lockheed Martin wins $37.6M contract to provide management, technical support.

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Lockheed Martin has won a $37.6 million option to continue work under the Army’s Next Generation Technical Services III contract.

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Watch a Drone Fly Around—and Crash—During a Congressional Hearing

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The perks of being in Congress include live drone demos.

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Survey: Acquisition Workforce Falling Behind on Training

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Contractors group warns that budget uncertainties and brain drain threaten prospects for improvement.

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Why Can’t Robots Understand Sarcasm?

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Artificial intelligence has yet to grasp some of the finer nuances of human communication.

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Obama Taps Budget Official to Replace John Podesta in White House Inner Circle

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Brian Deese will take over Podesta’s climate and energy portfolio as the White House rushes to complete green initiatives and counter GOP attacks.

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New Cybersecurity Center in Pennsylvania Aims to Help Fend Off Attacks

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Keystone State’s former CIO: “We’re trying to improve security awareness, information, specifically in the government space in state, county and local government.”

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Sustainable Airline Biofuels Come A Step Closer

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The planet is warming, and the most climate-friendly thing you can probably do is avoid flying. But aviation is growing at 5% per year.

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Treasury Department’s David Cohen: Iran Could Lose $11B as Oil Prices Drop

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David Cohen, the Treasury Department’s undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, said he expects Iran to lose an additional $11 billion in revenue if oil prices continue to slip, R

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Army Preps for Phases 2 & 3 of Network Transport Convergence; Thomas Addyman Comments

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The U.S.

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Bringing an end to synthetic biology’s semantic debate

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Editor’s note: this podcast is part of our investigation into synthetic biology and

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Senator: Attorney General Confirmation Hearing Will Be Forum to Hit Obama on Immigration

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The new Senate Judiciary chairman takes over as his party mulls its next step in executive-order fight with White House.

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How a Vibrant Open Data Community Has Flourished in Chicago

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Watch Derek Eder discuss the secrets of the local civic tech community’s successes.

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NASA and Microsoft Have Partnered to Make Remote Work Possible on Mars

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The world's foremost space agency and one of the world's largest companies are joining forces to finally put a man on Mars.

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What Naysayers Don't Get About California's High Speed Train

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Though the construction of the California High Speed Rail System has fended off a number of court challenges, much of the funding for the line’s projected $68 billion budget has yet to be locked dow

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The CIA's Most Important Overseer Is Abetting Its Torture Coverup

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Senator Richard Burr now leads the Senate committee charged with keeping tabs on the spy agency. But he's behaving more like a CIA asset.

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A Compelling Case for Bringing Back Private Offices at Work

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Offices give people control over their productivity and foster efficiency.

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Transport Plays a Key Role in Urban Air Quality

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Private cars account for less than one-third of trips in cities worldwide, but are responsible for 73% of urban air pollutants.

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Why are Milliennials Flocking to Des Moines, Iowa?

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On its surface, the city of Des Moines may not seem like the most attractive place in which to settle down.

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Making the Measure: A Toolkit for Tracking the Outcomes of Community Gardens and Urban Farms

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Community gardeners and urban farmers across North America are using an innovative research toolkit developed in New York City to measure and track the impacts of their work.

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Building and deploying large-scale machine learning pipelines

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There are many algorithms with implementations that scale to large data sets (this list includes matrix factorization, SVM, logistic regression, LASSO, and many others).

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Robert Stein Remains as Defense Business Board Chair; David Tillotson Comments

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Robert Stein has retained his role as chair of the Defense Business Board following a confirmation from the Defense Department.

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Mac Thornberry: House Armed Services Committee to Prioritize Defense Procurement Reform

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Rep.

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CACI in another protest fight

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CACI International won a $180 million contract to support intelligence activities of the U.S. Special Operations Command, but L-3 is protesting the award.

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Former lobbyist ran HUD policy office and championed looser regs while working for industry group

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For three years, former lobbyist Deb Gross ran a key policy office within the Department of Housing and Urban Development while serving as deputy director of an advocacy group with a stake in the

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Can We Have Better Growth and a Better Climate at the Same Time?

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Can we grow while protecting the climate?

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Four short links: 22 January 2015

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  1. Microsoft HoloLens Goggles (Wired) — a media release about the next thing from the person behind Kinect.
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Beta Members Lead Civic Hall Open House "Unconference"

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After attending several of the unconference sessions at the Civic Hall open house, which were for the most part all run by beta members, a theme emerged. Feelings.

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You Are What You Eat – And So Is a City

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What happens to traditional local food cultures when urban life steers us towards food that is quick to get hold of (no more hours of slaving over the stove), tasty (packed with sugars, fats and salts

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Gen. Martin Dempsey: US Still Lacking in Cyber-Risk Safeguards

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Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, thinks U.S.

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This is What Congressional Micromanagement Looks Like

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Bill tells DHS precisely what it needs in the way of fences, roads and boat ramps to achieve “operational control” of the border.

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