Tech & Data
While real-time data can’t clear the air of wildfire smoke, it can help people and agencies make smarter decisions.
So the city is turning to software that may soon fix issues autonomously.
Leaders should encourage change agents, and those government workers will need to develop and maintain certain skills and capabilities.
The state wants to add every city and county government to its automated threat feed program in the next three to four years.
The election officials said replicating their systems is “extremely difficult,” but others say they’re reluctant to let cybersecurity experts access them to test for vulnerabilities.
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AT&T’s team is also working with states to get a liaison in every emergency operations center.
Localities are using maps to visualize hazards, process damage imagery and crowdsource flood information.
A data-collection partnership will identify service shortcomings.
Tech companies must be more forthcoming as misinformation campaigns ramp up before the midterm elections, internet researchers said.
A bipartisan amendment would double 2019 funding for FAA’s efforts to integrate drones into national airspace.
State freeway projects and traffic from nearby Atlanta create congestion only artificial intelligence can handle.
But not every organization working to end money bail and over-incarceration agrees they’re the wrong approach.
Nobody wants to ride in an overheated steel box in the middle of summer.
“If Connecticut does not restrict how it shares toll information, state tolls could become an on-ramp for the federal government’s deportation machine,” the ACLU says.
Some of the outstanding recommendations go back to 2005, just after Hurricane Katrina.
One state and one local official told a congressional committee that smaller jurisdictions require additional federal technical assistance for priority upgrades to voting equipment and security.
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