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Posted byon January 27, 2014 at 6:29 PM EST
We at OSTP are geeking out about the news that among the esteemed guests who will be sitting with the First Lady during tomorrow’s State of the Union address will be 16-year old science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) all-star and “Maker” extraordinaire Joey Hudy, who, as a middle-schooler in 2012, gained national fame after demonstrating his surprisingly explosive invention for the President at the White House Science Fair.
Posted byon January 23, 2014 at 3:30 PM EST
We are undergoing a revolution in the way that information about our purchases, our conversations, our social networks, our movements, and even our physical identities are collected, stored, analyzed and used.
Posted byon January 23, 2014 at 1:10 PM EST
Today, Harvard University’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation announced Challenge.gov as winner of the prestigious 2013 “Innovations in American Government Award” in honor of exemplary service and creativity in the public interest, further highlighting our excitement about the innovations being unleashed by public prizes and challenges.
Posted byon January 23, 2014 at 11:25 AM EST
On Friday, President Obama will "travel" virtually across the country via Google+ Hangouts to discuss the issues and policies laid out in the speech with citizens joining from around the country.
Posted byon January 22, 2014 at 2:08 PM EST
Last week, at a series of meetings in Geneva, the United States marked its founding role in establishing the international Group on Earth Observations (GEO) a decade ago—which today comprises 90 members and 77 participating organizations—and celebrated an important milestone as GEO’s charter was renewed for another 10 years.
Posted byon January 17, 2014 at 7:20 PM EST
Weekly Wrap Up: Expanding Educational Opportunity, America’s Newest High-Tech Manufacturing Hub, Cabinet Meeting, Get ready for the State of the Union, the Miami Heat back at the White House, Nomination for the Small Business Administration, and the Vice President Attends Auto Show.
Posted byon January 17, 2014 at 6:45 PM EST
NMSI’s Aberdeen program launched in the 2012-2013 school year and made an immediate, impressive impact.
Posted byon January 17, 2014 at 1:20 PM EST
In honor of Benjamin Franklin's birthday, the National Archives is celebrating by adding the annotated volumes from The Papers of Benjamin Franklin to Founders Online .
Posted byon January 17, 2014 at 12:00 PM EST
The adoption of electronic health records is reflected today in a release from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics which provides a view of the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Program and indicates the program is healthy and growing steadily.
Posted byon January 17, 2014 at 12:01 AM EST
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