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(continued) more thoughts on government in the digital age

On the back of the launch of our new book, Digitizing Government, I posted a few background thoughts in my previous blog — very imaginatively entitled, er, … 2,618 more words

Technology Policy

Late Confirmation Surge Fills A Few Science and Technology Jobs

Amidst its seemingly perennial budget fumbling, the Senate managed to confirm a few more people into positions that most were waiting months to hear about.  Last week I noted that one senior Department of Energy official was confirmed, and that another, Ellen Williams, was up for a vote.  134 more words


Administration Looks In The Ranks For Next NIST Leader

While he was nominated back in July, Dr. Willie May, the nominee for Director of the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), was… 114 more words

Science Policy: General

The Materials Genome Initiative Now Has A Strategic Plan

In 2011 the Obama Administration announced the Materials Genome Initiative in connection with its Advanced Manufacturing Partnership.  The initiative, administered by a subcommittee of the National Science and Technology Council and involving seven federal agencies, is focused on coordinating public and private sector activity in developing and commercializing new materials.  246 more words

Science Policy: General

more thoughts on government in the digital age

The book I’ve written with Alan Brown and Mark Thompson — Digitizing Government — is out. It’s here on Amazon UK and here as a Kindle edition: although it’s also… 1,283 more words

Technology Policy

Northwestern U in Qatar job ad: Global Media Studies

Global Media Studies/Technology Policy

Northwestern University’s first international campus, Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q), invites applications for a full-time faculty appointment in Global Media Studies/Technology Policy to join the school’s Program in Communication. 442 more words

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The Next Secretary Of Defense Might Be A Physicist

Ashton Carter was nominated on December 5 to replace Chuck Hagel as the U.S. Secretary of Defense.  Carter has worked in the Defense Department before, in Clinton Administration as well as for President Obama.  144 more words

Science Policy: General