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Posted byon May 1, 2014 at 12:09 PM EDT
Today, PCAST is releasing its analysis via a new report, Big Data: A Technological Perspective, which details the technical aspects of big data and privacy. The ubiquity of computing and electronic communication technologies has led to the exponential growth of data from both digital and analog sources. New technical abilities to gather, analyze, disseminate, and preserve vast quantities of data raise new concerns about the nature of privacy and the means by which individual privacy might be compromised or protected.
Posted byon May 1, 2014 at 11:50 AM EDT
On May 29, the White House will welcome developers and tech experts to the White House for an all-day (civic) hackathon.
Posted byon April 29, 2014 at 12:26 PM EDT
Today, we are transmitting to the City of Detroit a report from the “Tech Team” which include initial impressions, observations, and suggested areas of focus for the city. These recommendations are based on the team’s experiences in their cities and the two days they spent with the incredible municipal leadership and staff in Detroit.
Posted byon April 25, 2014 at 3:16 PM EDT
This weekend at the USA Science and Engineering Festival, we’re teaming up with NASA to figure out what Extra Terrestrials (if they’re out there!) might be eating on planets outside of our Solar System.
Posted byon April 21, 2014 at 1:50 PM EDT
Tune in to the upcoming We the Geeks Google+ Hangout to hear from some incredible scientists who are doing research at the edges of the Earth and beyond in pursuit of extreme science!
Posted byon April 16, 2014 at 1:01 PM EDT
We’re excited to announce the Office of the Vice President is joining Instagram to give followers a unique look inside the Vice Presidency.
Posted byon April 8, 2014 at 5:58 PM EDT
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 5:41 PM EDT
Posted byon March 19, 2014 at 2:41 PM EDT
On Thursday, March 20 at 1:00 p.m. ET, the White House will host another episode of “We the Geeks,” this time focused on “Women Role Models.” Tune in to this Google+ Hangout to hear from women and girl science, technology, engineering, and math leaders.