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Top 15 Government Technology Stories of 2013

From robots to Obamacare, here are the 15 most popular InformationWeek government tech stories from 2013.

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12/31/2013 | 12:35:16 PM
Re: A wake up call for working Americans
Most American's don't appreciate the technology in their lives that began as government projects (the Internet, GPS, robotics, even services like mobile weather apps that get their data from the government.)  So you're right, government tecnology -- even some of the cooler successes of NASA and DARPA -- pale compare to the political news. But it's also worth noting, most American's also don't appreciate that much of the govenment's spending you characterize as corrupt and wasteful is decided by a Congress that American's (and private businesses) put/keep in office, and not by the Executive Branch alone. 
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12/30/2013 | 6:57:12 PM
A wake up call for working Americans
I don't think the tech aspect was as much of a draw for the average person compared to the eye-popping systemic corruption and astonishing waste of taxpayer monies as demonstrated by the Obama Administration.
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