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Posted byon April 17, 2012 at 1:23 PM EDT
Photo enthusiasts and White House followers on Google+ are invited to join us for the 2012 Spring White House Garden Tour on Saturday, April 21st.
Posted byon April 17, 2012 at 1:18 PM EDT
The Administration announces the winners of the Equal Pay App Challenge, which invited software developers to use publicly available labor data to create applications to build tools to promote equal pay
Posted byon April 16, 2012 at 3:21 PM EDT
In an approach that can serve as a model for other cities, OSTP and other Administration offices have been working together with public- and private-sector partners to strengthen Detroit’s technically trained workforce.
Posted byon April 16, 2012 at 1:12 PM EDT
A recently released Commerce Department report indicates that IP-intensive industries support at least 40 million jobs and contribute more than $5 trillion to our gross domestic product (GDP), while fostering economic security for America's middle class with wages that are 42 percent higher, on average, than wages in other industries.
Posted byon April 15, 2012 at 9:19 AM EDT
The 26th annual Game Developer’s Conference (GDC) that recently took place in San Francisco, CA included over 19,000 attendees in a multi-billion dollar industry that has established itself as a leader in fostering individuals’ use of creativity and technology to solve problems and entertain audiences world-wide.
Posted byon April 13, 2012 at 5:29 PM EDT
The release of version 2.0 of DOT’s open government plan, is a great opportunity to look at some of the great work that they’ve done since the last iteration.
Posted byon April 12, 2012 at 11:35 AM EDT
Understanding that it takes more than just one person, one government or even one corporation to make the change toward sustainability, David Bolt created Sustainable Future, LLC to "facilitate the opportunity for a critical mass of people to experience the joy of living sustainably."
Posted byon April 12, 2012 at 8:59 AM EDT
This morning, OSTP Deputy Director for Policy Tom Kalil is giving remarks at the Grand Innovation Challenges of the 21st Century event in Washington, DC.
Posted byon April 11, 2012 at 5:40 PM EDT
This week, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) released version 2.0 of our Open Government Plan. We used this milestone to sharpen our focus on initiatives such as creating a new web architecture, employing wider use of Open Source technologies, and increasing opportunities for engaging citizens in NASA’s mission.
Posted byon April 11, 2012 at 10:13 AM EDT
Last month, the President asked Congress to create a National Network for Manufacturing Innovation made up of up to 15 Institutes for Manufacturing Innovation around the United States.