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GSA’s Justin Herman: Emerging Tech Could Help Update Public Services

Justin Herman, intragovernmental emerging citizen technology lead at the General Services Administration, has said he believes emerging open data, artificial intelligence, distributed ledgers and blockchain technologies can help the government transform current public services. He wrote in a blog post published Thursday that GSA seeks participants in the collaborative workshop, …

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National Guard Bureau, DoD Develop Unmanned Robot for CBRN Incident Response

The Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction Division of the National Guard Bureau‘s Operations Directorate teamed up with other Defense Department agencies to develop a robotic chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear incident response capacity within the DoD. Malcolm Reese, joint program director of the Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction Division, led an effort …

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DARPA Program Aims to Increase Autonomous System Predictability, Safety

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has introduced a research program to explore methods to increase the predictability and safety of learning-enabled autonomous platforms such as unmanned aerial and driverless vehicles. DARPA said Wednesday researchers will work to create tools that reinforce trustworthiness at the design stage and address functional and safety goals …

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