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Is government ready for the semantic Web?

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The government has been slow to take up semantic technology, but a relatively obscure interagency XML project could provide a much-needed boost in fields such as law enforcement and health care.

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Self-Service Government

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World Water Day 2011: Urbanization, Water and Climate Change

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Sea level rise poses a threat to urban transit and quality of life. Photo by Carlo Arioli .

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DHS Launches E-Verify Self Check

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People can now check their own employment eligibility status with the Dept.

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Cyber Command’s 5-point strategy

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As cyber threats to Defense Department networks increase, Gen. Keith Alexander is pursuing an aggressive 5-point strategy.

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Former DC CTO Sivak discusses tenure, changing the culture of government

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Google Ideas, CFR Bring Together Ex-Extremists

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Foreign Policy's Josh Rogin reports that Google Ideas, the wing of the company led by former State Department policy planning staffer Jared Cohen, is planning a 3-day conference in Dublin late June

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FOIA.gov is visual report card

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The Justice Department has launched a new website that shines light on your agency's performance under the Freedom of Information Act.

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Knowledge Work as "Beyond Management"

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Is traditional management dead?  Is measurement a “hangover from the industrial era”?  Does knowledge work require a more flexible and “touchy feely” paradigm for organizational effective

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Missouri, Connecticut get federal funds boost to support small businesses

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Searching for the Perfect Government Association? Join the Club!

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Everyone know

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VA attacked for poor use of Facebook, other social media

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Veterans Affairs Department officials are confronting criticism that they are not doing enough to reach veterans on Facebook and social networks.

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Cyber Command's strategy becomes more clear

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As cyber threats to Defense Department networks increase, Gen. Keith Alexander is pursuing an aggressive 5-point strategy.

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Apple patches 56 bugs in Mac OS X

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Apple 56 fixes vulnerabilities in Mac OS, most of which were termed "critical" and susceptible to being hijacked.

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Microsoft takes aim at Android with Barnes & Noble lawsuit

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Microsoft once again has drawn its legal guns on the Android open-source mobile operating system, taking aim at the creators of Nook devices.

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Pentagon Labyrinth: DoD procurement rules not enforced

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Thomas Christie, co-author of Pentagon Labyrinth, says the Defense Department procurement rules are in place but not always are being followed.

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The District's Green Power Challenge!

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An Op-Ed piece to follow this on Tuesday from Mike Healy of Skyline Innovations
 

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New Army CIO: No More Business as Usual

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San Francisco Leads Lobbying Disclosure

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When it comes to tracking meetings between lobbyists and legislators, San Francisco has taken impressive steps toward online disclosure.

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Understanding Tim Wu

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The colorful career of Tim "net neutrality" Wu gets profiled by the Chronicle of Higher Education's Mark P

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Funding Opportunity for Green Innovators

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Earlier this month, DOE and the Economic Development Administration’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship announced the $12 million i6 Green Challenge with the goals of encouraging entrepre

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GSA: Cloud Computing Is Easy, Safe, Inexpensive

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Assistant General Services Administration commissioner announced initiatives to simplify compliance with federal open government and "cloud-first" directives.

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Bahrain's PR Team

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As winter has turned to a democratic spring in the Arab world, the Kingdom of Bahrain has found itself swept up in the region wide protests.

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U.S. Marshals, Microsoft take down massive spam network

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In conjunction with federal law enforcement agencies, Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) has helped pulled the plug on the Rustock spybot network.

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Database Tracks State Healthcare Reform Initiatives

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The National Conference of State Legislatures Web site is cataloging actions and legislation pertaining to the Affordable Care Act, enabling comparison among states.

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InformationWeek's RSS Feed is brought to you by

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Internet2 prepares for the jump to light speed

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The latest upgrade to the Internet2 research and education network will take its national backbone to a mind-boggling 8.8 terabits/sec.

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China's Politics of Digital Geography

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More from China.

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Wireless gear securely connects teleworkers to the office

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Cisco's new secure wireless local-area network access point is designed to provide teleworkers secure, hassle-free network connections from home offices.

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Redefining Small Business and Other ExecutiveGov Need-to-Read Stories

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ExecutiveGov’s round-up of news you need to read to stay up to speed on federal policy impacting the government-contracting community.

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Recruitment 411: Social Media Melting Pot

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A Brief History of Urbanism in North America: 1910-1919

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The second decade of the twentieth contrite saw urban planning become increasingly codified and professionalized. Here are some key events:

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U.S. PIRG's State Spending Transparency Scorecard

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Last week the U.S.

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Health care field is fertile ground for semantic tech

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The health care domain featured one of the earliest uses of semantic technology in the public sector — and it could also fuel adoption in NIEM.

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SecurID Customers Advised To Prepare For Worst Case

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EMC's RSA hasn't detailed exactly what was stolen, so security experts advise the authentication system's customers to implement a more layered network defense.

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Kundra to House Appropriations Panel: OMB Needs $60 Million to Expand TechStat Reviews

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How Well is the U.S. Networking Vets?

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Fascinating debate over what it really means to connect with military veterans happening in the comments of VAntage Point, the Depart

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GSA’s Mary Davie Takes on Cloud Computing Myths

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No Fans of Hamlet in China

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The New York Times' Sharon LaFraniere and David Barboza have a remarkable report from Beijing, where Chinese authorities, on edge because of the Middle East,

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Homeownership questioned by growing number of skeptics

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The actual value of homeownership is being questioned by a growing number of skeptics. Image from Wikimedia Commons.

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Connecting Open Government to Research and Development

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Whether the White House can foster innovation through open government is up for debate

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Forget the Review: Just Give Me My Raise Already!

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Isn't that what happens in government under the current Grade-Step system?  People basically advance in career and compensation based on years in office vs. quality of performance.

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France fines Google over data privacy

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French regulators fined Google 100,000 euros for violating privacy laws when collecting data for its Street View application during 2007-2010.

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Can 'Xeroxing' be trademarked if there's no other word for it?

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Xerox has launched many a campaign to try to people away from using its name generically to mean photocopying. But people will call things what they want, as an Ohio court case shows.

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The magic adapter: Apple TV and the battle for the living room

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Conventional wisdom is that Apple has not cracked the code to winning a spot in the living room. Maybe, but let me present a case that challenges such wisdom.

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Research Recap: New Car Emissions, Support for Bike Lanes, Transit-Oriented Development

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New York City residents speak out on their city's bike lanes, such as the separated bike paths pictured above. Photo via Spencer Thomas.

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Windows of Truth

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[Image: An Australian truth window, photographed by Peter Halasz, courtesy of Wikipedia].

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What emerging generations really want: A piazza…

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As the 1600+ entries in this blog provide evidence for, emerging generations are moving into downtowns, driving less, walking more, living in smaller homes they can actually afford, preferring local b

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Whose City?

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“The right to the city is like a cry and a demand.” —Henri Lefebvre, 1968

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Sunrise (3/22/11)

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AT&T, T-MOBILE DEAL MEANS BIG LOBBYING SPENDING

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