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Everything You Never Thought to Ask About Astronaut Food

“Burping in microgravity is probably not something you want to do a lot of.”

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Congress Takes Up Another Spending Deal, Spying Presents and AI Bias

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Besides budget deals, lawmakers want to get ahead on internet of things devices and keep tabs on artificial intelligence development.

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Election Cyber Coordinating Council to be Finalized Next Year

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State and federal officials met with election industry leaders to launch the council.

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Nextgov NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg floats a piece of food during mealtime. NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg floats a piece of food during mealtime.

Everything You Never Thought to Ask About Astronaut Food

“Burping in microgravity is probably not something you want to do a lot of.”

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Agencies Could Struggle to Remove Bias From Algorithms

It’s a regulatory challenge to ensure that artificially intelligent systems aren’t making decisions based on biased information.

Nextgov The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the Dragon spacecraft launches from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017.

Watch SpaceX Launch its First Reusable Rocket to the International Space Station

This is the first time NASA has approved the use of a previously flown rocket booster on a mission to the space station.

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Agencies May Want to Think Neuro-Differently About the Cyber Workforce

A French company has been placing IT consultants with Asperger’s syndrome in government positions. Could it work in the U.S.?

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NASA Gets Help From Google to Find Alien Planet

Machine learning is helping to unlock the secrets of outer space.

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How the Grinch Bots Stole Christmas

It’s a Christmas tale for our time: Cyber nerds using high-tech software to buy a slew of baby-monkey robots and holding them ransom for thousands of dollars.

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Shared Services Can Improve Cybersecurity, IT Security Leaders Argue

The government can enhance smaller agencies’ security if it gives them access to more interagency cybersecurity services, current and former federal cyber leaders say.

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How the MGT Act Will Spur Agencies' IT Investments in 2018 and Beyond

The law’s promise of working capital funds could help accelerate the migration to the cloud and legacy IT system updates.

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