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IDEA Lab Injects Entrepreneurial Tactics into Federal Health Services

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Government can’t be what it used to be. Times have changed.

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A Texas Textbook Quandary: Was Moses a Founding Father?

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A broken process at the Texas State Board of Education has allowed right-wing activists to politicize the facts—or fiction—that get taught in history class.

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Feds Accuse Sony of Overhyping PlayStation Features

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If you bought a PlayStation Vita, you could soon be getting a refund thanks to a federal settlement.

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Schumer: Government Management Failures Contributed to Democrats’ Midterm Losses

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Obamacare and veterans’ health debacles hurt Americans’ faith in government, senator says.

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How Brigade is Taking Shape: An Interview with James Windon

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The following is an edited transcript of an interview that Alex Howard conducted with James Windon, the president of civic engagement startup Brigade, last Wednes

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4 Reasons Leaders Invest Too Much Time in the Wrong People

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Is that employee not right or not ready?

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Bug Accidentally Shut Down Military Open Source Software Portal

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Problems with a backup system are preventing Pentagon from recovering Forge.mil.

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When Will Hillary Clinton Stake Out Her Policy Positions?

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Whenever she wants to—for better or for worse.

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Here’s What the Rewrite of DOD’s Cloud Strategy Will Look Like

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An update to the Defense Department’s cloud computing strategy aims to decentralize the process for purchasing commercial cloud solutions

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Towards Canine Equity in the City

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One of the most immediate cultural distinctions a traveler notices in France is omnipresent, well-behaved dogs, often quite unlike their detached American cousins.

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The Water Next Time

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In Hoboken, N.J., nature itself could become the city’s best defense against extreme weather.

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Nearly 1 Million Feds Will Soon Be Notified of Their Right to Join Shutdown Lawsuit

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After initial ruling in their favor, shutdown-excepted employees continue lawsuit looking for bonus compensation.

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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Pardons a Tofu Turkey

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The Tofurky stunt is part of a local food bank collection challenge.

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Lawmakers Seeking NSA Reform Could Use the Patriot Act as Leverage

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Stinging from defeat, some privacy advocates want to let parts of the Patriot Act sunset next year. But not everyone is ready to take the plunge.

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Key Internet and Tech Concepts Still Mysteries for Many

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Many Americans are puzzled by concepts that support the Internet and other technological innovations.

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Timeline of Chris Christie's Nonresponse Responses on Immigration

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Over the years, his approach to discussing the issue has shifted from candid to absurd.

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Will The Crash of Forge.mil Motivate A Move To The More Functional GitHub?

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By Bob Gourley

Forge.mil provides some very important functionality that developers in the DoD ecosystem need and more importantly allow the technology leadership of DoD to ensure more appropriate in

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Drones and Mistletoe: What Could Go Wrong?

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Let us commence discussion on T.G.I. Friday's drone for holiday cheer and forced romance.

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VA Fires Another Senior Exec

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Director of the Phoenix VA health care system had been on paid administrative leave since May, pending an investigation.

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FBI Accuses Two Young Minnesotans of Planning to Join Extremists in Syria

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A 20-year-old Somali American is believed to have made it to Syria; his 18-year-old friend was stopped before he could leave the U.S.

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Federal Employees Really, Really Like Their Health Benefits

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Survey shows near unanimous support for FEHBP.

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GSA Publishes Draft Terms, Conditions for Cloud SIN

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The General Services Administration moved forward with its plan to add a special item number on cloud procurement under its IT Schedule 70 program by publishing a draft of the terms and conditions, Fe

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New Jersey State Transportation Conference and Expo

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The New Jersey Department of Transportation, NJ Transit and other entities are sponsoring a three-day conference on transportation-related topics to be held in April 2015 at the Tropicana Casino Confe

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Can Your Job Help Your Brain Age More Gracefully?

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A new study looks at whether retired surgeons have better memory skills than retired painters.

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Bristol Takes Steps Towards Becoming the UK's Second One Planet City

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Next year Bristol is to be Europe's Green Capital City (this year it is Copenhagen).

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Wireless Companies Bid $34B in FCC Mobile Broadband Airwave Auction

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The Federal Communications Commission has so far raised $34 billion in bids from wireless companies for 65 megahertz — or six blocks — of mobile broadband airwaves in the electromagnetic

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Attention Dieters: FDA Ruling Will Require Calorie Counts at Restaurants

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New requirements will make sure eateries "conspicuously" inform customers of nutrition information.

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What is the Justice Department doing about Ferguson now, after the grand jury decision?

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A St. Louis County grand jury on Monday decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown, but the U.S.

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New bill would allow the VA to recommend medical marijuana for patients

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Arguing that medical marijuana may help wounded warriors with anxiety and stress disorders to “survive and thrive,” Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) and Rep.

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Is Chocolate a Superior Memory Food?

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Important ties between food and mental functioning keep emerging.

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Michael Donley Asks Congress, DoD to Focus on Budget and Readiness

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Michael Donley, a former secretary of the U.S. Air Force, has called on Congress and Defense Department to pay attention to current requirements for readiness, operations and modernization.

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FAA Implements NextGen Landing Procedure at DC Metroplex; Michael Huerta, Anthony Foxx Comment

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The Federal Aviation Administration has rolled out a satellite-based approach route for arriving aircraft at three airports around the Washington metroplex.

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ENIAC: The World’s First Computer Has Finally Been Resurrected

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By Vijay Prabhu

Eccentric billionaires are tough to impress, so their minions must always think big when handed vague assignments.

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Infographic: NASA's Great Effect on Tech

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Studies estimate that for every federal dollar spent on NASA, the economy is boosted by as much as $14.

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Report: US Eyes Afghanistan Troop Increase in 2015

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The U.S.

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First POST: Sad Reality

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How social media changed the course of the Ferguson story; Ready for Hillary's 3-million-member email list; why Mark Cuban opposes net neutrality rules; and much, much more.

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White House Protestors Underwhelmed by Obama's Ferguson Comments

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On a night of high national tensions and violence, protestors at the White House were disappointed by President Obama's speech about the Ferguson grand jury.

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A Public-Private Innovation Classroom

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The Center for Leadership Development invites business leaders to brainstorm alongside feds.

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Copyrightability of Java APIs revisited

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Editor’s note: this is a forthcoming article for the March 2015 issue of Communications of the ACM (CACM); it is published here with permission.

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Scott Papineau: Air Force Rolls Out Wireless Net to Missile Alert Facilities

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The U.S. Air Force‘s Global Strike Command has deployed a new wireless network system to several missile alert facilities across the intercontinental ballistic missile enterprise.

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Air Force to Demo Protected Tactical Waveform on New Modems, Terminals

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The U.S.

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Brain Drain Is Economic Development

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If one shifts focus from places to people, migration is economic development. Moving to a big city increases the chances of finding a job. Moving to a big city increases the wage earned at the job.

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Play of the Day: Closing the Door on Chuck Hagel

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Late-night looks at the departing Defense chief.

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Four Green Initiatives Employees Are Sure to Embrace

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Who wouldn’t want to work in an engaging office environment? An engaged workforce makes a happier workplace and promotes a culture of collaboration and creativity, as numerous studies show.

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Will the Elderly Run to the Suburbs? In Montreal, it Seems to be the Case

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If we were to believe a study published by a Concordia University researcher, it would be necessary to redouble efforts in order to attract silver heads and other “boomers,” who are set to expand

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Enhancing Livability in Turkey and in Cities Worldwide

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Over the past half-century, the world has urbanized at an unprecedented pace. In 1970, about 37% of the world’s population lived in cities.

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Four short links: 25 November 2014

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  1. Michael Ossman and the NSA Playlist — the guy who read the leaked descriptions of the NSA’s
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Robert Bullard: "Equity Can’t Be Left Out"

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True sustainability is a three-legged stool, said Dr. Robert Bullard, one of the fathers of environmental justice movement, at the ASLA 2014 Annual Meeting in Denver.

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Report examines federal retirement changes aimed at deficit reduction

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The government could trim more than $100 billion from its deficit over the next decade through spending cuts that would directly impact federal employees and retirees, according to an analysis done f

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Ron Sanders: Senior Executive Service Needs Reform

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A group of former U.S. government executives will propose a blueprint to overhaul the Senior Executive Service next spring, Federal News Radio reported Thursday.

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