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FCW Insider: June 14

The General Services Administration's plan to unify procurement schedules includes a plan to rein in sprawl in special item numbers. Mark Rockwell has more.

Rachel Dodell and Chris Kuang, the co-founders of Coding It Forward, weigh in on the talent-recruitment efforts in civic tech. Get the view from the Code for America Summit.

While the topline defense funding proved controversial in the deliberations of the House Armed Services Committee over the 2020 defense bill, a number of tech initiatives involving 5G, AI and agile acquisition passed easily. Lauren C. Williams reports.

Experts worry that deep fakes -- false video and audio content created by deep learning algorithms -- can wreak havoc during the next election, but finding those responsible and punishing them is no easy task. Derek B. Johnson explains that while many lawmakers want to do something, it's not clear what authority they have.

Posted on Jun 14, 2019 at 2:39 AM


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