Obama's biggest achievement in tech? Getting nerds into the room, DJ Patil says
The president ushered in a design-thinking approach in the White House, leading to undeniable improvements in the way government operates at every level, says the country's first chief data scientist.
From coal worker to drone operator — new federal funds designated to retrain workers
The administration announced .2 million in funding to train people to operate drones for government and private services.
White House eyes new frontiers with $300M in cross-sector tech investments
The investments include money to improve traffic congestion with technology, encourage small satellite development and use, and drive forward precision medicine.
Waze, Esri bring 65 million traffic sensors to aspiring smart cities
A new partnership between Waze and Esri gives cities a new tool in their kit.
Smart Cities Council to help five cities implement smart city technology
Announced in conjunction with White House investments in smart cities unveiled Monday, the council and its members would provide several services to help cities implement smart city ideas.