Tag: Silicon Valley

Federal, Policy

Is DOD overlooking its own innovators?

April 6, 2018

Via: FCW

Silicon Valley has become a must-visit destination for Department of Defense leaders in recent years. But the push for more public-private partnerships could have an unintended side effect — overlooking government’s longstanding research and development resources. Arun Seraphin, a professional […]


What does a President-elect Trump mean for Silicon Valley? Nothing very good.

November 10, 2016

Via: Tech Crunch

Donald J. Trump is now the President-elect of the United States after one of the most surreal and unlikely campaign victories in American history. Stock markets are already reacting negatively to the reality of a President Trump and the dollar […]


Democrats give thumbs up to Silicon Valley

August 1, 2016

Via: CIO

It wasn’t what Michael Bloomberg said Wednesday night on the stage of the Democratic National Convention that was important to Silicon Valley. His speech was mostly generalities and attacks on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. It was Bloomberg’s presence that […]

Editorial, Tech

Here’s why Silicon Valley loves Hillary Clinton’s tech plan

June 28, 2016

Via: William Palmer

In a time when other political candidates are polishing their golf clubs in Scotland – or rather have other people polish them, and describe Brexit as a “great thing”, Hillary Clinton announced her tech agenda. Friendly for the commercial technology […]


NGA follows DOD to Silicon Valley

May 18, 2016

Via: FCW

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency will soon join the Defense Department in Silicon Valley. NGA Director Robert Cardillo announced plans to open the NGA Outpost Valley this summer in the “geographic heart of American innovation” to engage with technology leaders in […]


Elon Musk and Silicon Valley masterminds join forces to keep robots from killing us all

December 14, 2015

Via: CIO

Whether you realize it or not, artificial intelligence (AI) is already everywhere—from the phone you text on to the car you drive. And despite fears of a future robot uprising, the future will likely bring more AI, not less.  To […]


Silicon Valley 2.0 And The Need For A Silicon Valley Development Authority

October 15, 2015

Via: Bryane Michael

Another TechCrunch Disrupt has come and gone. And once again we’re back to waiting in our traffic jams, overpaying for our lunches, and commuting to and from our siloed campus companies. Or we fly into old-looking airports and overpay for […]

Editorial, Tech

Top ways technology improves the efforts of political candidates

September 25, 2015

Via: Jeremy Corkwell

Few countries around the globe can hype a presidential election like the U.S. can. Citizen involvement in the elections has always been an important part in U.S. history, therefore the same goes for everything campaign related. Harry S. Truman is […]


How Legal Immigration Failed Silicon Valley

September 8, 2015

Via: Amit Paka

Twelve years after filing for U.S. residency, I finally took the oath of citizenship in a quaint suburban theater, having spent seven of those prime entrepreneurship years mired in the Green Card queue. This wait damages the entrepreneurship spirit and, […]


Obama Talks Federal IT on ‘Daily Show”

July 27, 2015

Via: Frank Konkel

Some of the most memorable sound bites from President Barack Obama’s appearance on “The Daily Show” last week centered on government technology and the IT challenges faced by federal agencies. Obama broached on the wave of Silicon Valley tech talent […]