Profile of Patience Wait
News & Commentary Posts: 151
Washington-based Patience Wait contributes articles about government IT to InformationWeek.
Articles by Patience Wait
posted in July 2012
Agencies, businesses, and individual developers can create apps using census statistics on population, age, gender, race, education, occupations, and more.
Technology can help cover gaps in cell network coverage.
Argonne National Laboratory's new 'Mira' takes on climate studies and other major scientific challenges at 8 petaflops, third fastest computer performance in the world.
Majority of law enforcement professionals turn to Facebook and YouTube to aid their investigations, research shows.
Self-contained, portable, weatherproof data centers are easily transported alongside military operations.
Reset of primary and backup systems to default state is the first step in "hardest mission in history of robotic planetary exploration."
FastForward contracts look to develop systems that run 1,000 times faster than today's supercomputers without escalating energy consumption.
GAO report finds agencies face challenges planning cloud migration, closing down legacy systems.
Want to try your hand at working the Curiosity rover? App for iPhone and iPad lets you explore two simulated NASA missions from your phone or tablet.
Department of Defense is working on technology to let military unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) share U.S. air space with commercial and private planes.
New York also looks for citizen input on long-term future of public payphones.
Joins forces with George Mason University to host an unusual eight-week residency program where selected researchers will brainstorm new approaches.
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency works on camera with ultra high resolution that will help soldiers and unmanned aerial vehicles see better through dark, fog, smoke.
Deal consolidates previous Microsoft licenses into one enterprise agreement covering desktop and server software.
Agency challenges innovators to develop technology that improves robotic mobility and control.
Agencies sign a Space Act Agreement to formalize intention to continue to use images, research projects to promote wildfire prevention and fire safety.