Making and the Internet of Things

Internet of Things technology is changing the way consumers interact with their environment. Makers are using small electronic devices to monitor, record, investigate, and control their homes, cars and workspaces.

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TODAY: Cybersecurity Caucus Briefing: DoD’s Cyber Strategy One Year In

The United States is currently engaging in an offensive cyber campaign against ISIL, one that Deputy Secretary Robert Work has described as “dropping cyberbombs.” Changes to the structure of US Cyber Command are being contemplated in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act. Last week, the Department of Defense kicked off the government’s first-ever bug bounty program for security vulnerabilities.

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Do you believe the government should be transparent, efficient, and supportive of the private sector?

Before they decide whether to grab an umbrella in the morning, millions of Americans check their phones. What they might not know is the weather data powering that app comes from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA). This is one small example of what can happen when government data is opened up to the public. We can power a new wave of innovation by embracing open government data.

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Support the Advancing Grid Storage Act of 2016

This bill would reduce energy waste, improve grid resiliency, increase industrial competitiveness, and promote local economic development by helping public and private entities to implement energy systems that recover and use local renewable energy resources.

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