Examples of policy topics include: high-skills immigration, patent reform, research and development in the federal budget, comprehensive energy policy, communications policy, cybersecurity and privacy, U.S. innovation and competitiveness, and ensuring a top-notch technology workforce to ensure prosperity and security in the United States.
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White House Outlines National Objectives for Digital Assets R&D
The White House released a report outlining national objectives for federal R&D focused on development, use and protection of digital assets.
White House Requests Public Input on Worker Monitoring Technologies
The White House OSTP has requested public input on how automated tools are being used to surveil, monitor and manage workers.
Plans Unveiled for a National Semiconductor Technology Center
NIST recently outlined a vision and strategy for establishing a National Semiconductor Technology Center, authorized under the CHIPS Act.
New NSF Program Seeks to Accelerate Translation of Research into Impactful Products and Solutions
NSF's Accelerating Research Translation (ART) program helps academic institutions speed and scale their research activities to generate impactful products, services and solutions.
Four Ways You Should be Using ChatGPT Today
ChatGPT is an exciting advancement for AI, and supports the idea that we all will start incorporating these technologies into our everyday jobs.
First Funding Opportunity Announced for CHIPS for America Initiative
On 28 Feb, NIST announced its first solicitation of proposals for funding authorized by the bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act.
Messages Matter: Messaging Careers in Engineering
A new study measures the efficacy of messaging that emphasizes creativity, teamwork and how engineering makes a difference and helps shape our world.
Public Comment Sought on Proposed Federal Ban of Non-Compete Agreements
The FTC is seeking public comment on a proposed a rule to prohibit the use of non-compete agreements by employers in almost all circumstances.
State Department to Enhance Focus on Critical and Emerging Technologies
A new State Department office will focus on strengthening U.S. diplomacy around issues related to disruptive technologies.
Congress Authorizes Defense Cyber and Digital Service Academy
A new DoD Cyber and Digital Service Academy will provide scholarships for up to five years to university students in cyber-related programs.