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Posted byon March 20, 2014 at 3:46 PM EDT
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy already released a formal Request for Information seeking comments from the public on the review of big data. But we want to make it even easier for you to participate in this important process.
Posted byon March 19, 2014 at 8:26 AM EDT
We are proud of the close relationship between the Department of Energy and the White House Council on Women and Girls and of our united effort to bring more women and girls into energy and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.
Posted byon March 18, 2014 at 10:53 PM EDT
On March 17, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Data & Society Research Institute, and New York University co-hosted the second in a series of public events focused on big data that OSTP is co-hosting with academic institutions across the country.
Posted byon March 18, 2014 at 3:27 PM EDT
Don Hooton is the President of the Taylor Hooton Foundation, which he and his family formed to address youth use of anabolic steroids following the loss of their son, Taylor.
Posted byon March 13, 2014 at 10:21 AM EDT
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is the nation’s primary employment rights enforcement agency, tasked with enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, or genetic information.
Posted byon March 6, 2014 at 12:25 PM EDT
On March 3, the White House Office of Science and Technology policy (OSTP) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) co-hosted a thought-provoking conference about the state of the art in big-data analytics and privacy technologies. The conference attracted some of the top technologists working on leading-edge big data projects in a range of important areas, including healthcare, genomics, education, and transportation, as well as privacy-enhancing technologies.
Posted byon March 5, 2014 at 6:49 PM EDT
Ensuring that hard work pays off means that women should receive equal pay for equal work, that Americans can save and retire with dignity, that people have health insurance when they need it most, and that the wage you make is enough to support yourself and your family.
Posted byon February 24, 2014 at 10:29 AM EDT
Last month, the President asked Counselor John Podesta to lead a comprehensive review of how “big data” – data sets so massive, diverse, or complex, that conventional technologies cannot adequately capture, store, or analyze them – will affect how Americans live and work. Senior administration officials have since begun to look at the implications of collecting, analyzing, and using such data for privacy, the economy, and public policy.
Posted byon February 21, 2014 at 1:45 PM EDT
The Office of Science and Technology is hosting and participating in a series of activities to highlight diverse STEM role models and the urgent need to help minority students across the country envision themselves as tomorrow’s discoverers, explorers, developers, and STEM innovators.
Posted byon February 6, 2014 at 12:04 PM EDT
Last week, marking the close of National Mentoring Month in January, the National Science Foundation hosted a Google+ Hangout that convened past winners Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM)—bestowed by the President each year upon extraordinary Americans who are guiding and shaping the next generation of STEM innovators.