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You Know You Want To Tell NSF About Its Strategic Plan

Every few years most agencies revise the agency’s strategic plan.  The National Science Foundation (NSF) is preparing for the next revision of its strategic plan… 255 more words

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USPTO Opens Patent Data For Cancer Purposes

Yesterday the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced a Cancer Moonshot Challenge.  It runs from now until 5 p.m. Eastern on September 12. 152 more words

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Latest XPrize Wonders How AI And Humans Might Just Work Together

The IBM Watson AI XPrize was announced earlier this summer (H/T TechCrunch).  Teams have until December 1st to register (early bird deadline is October 15) for the… 349 more words

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Government Releases Federal Source Code Policy

On Monday the federal Chief Information Officer, Tony Scott, announced the release of the Federal Source Code policy.  It covers custom source code developed by or for the Federal Government, and is intended to encourage its sharing and re-use by other government agencies.  147 more words

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Labour's 2015 Agenda: Ed Miliband's preparations for government

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This report is an outlook of Labour’s 2015 agenda, Ed Miliband’s preparation for government. It is intended both for those currently working with public sector, and those considering this market for the first time. 262 more words

More On The UK Cabinet Reshuffle

Again, UK readers should feel free to move along, as there’s likely nothing you haven’t already read on the latest cabinet postings.

New UK Prime Minister Theresa May continues to appoint members of Parliament to her cabinet.  236 more words

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Party Balloon Industry Has Tanzania To Thank For The Future

Last month it was announced that a large helium reserve had been found in the African country of Tanzania.  Long time readers of the blog may recall that… 158 more words

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