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Nextgov's Critical Update explores the future of government technology. Each episode, we dive into how the government is using the latest tech and more importantly, you’ll hear from some of the people who are trying to make change possible.

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Nextgov's Critical Update explores the future of government technology. Each episode, we dive into how the government is using the latest tech and more importantly, you’ll hear from some of the people who are trying to make change possible.

    Critical Update: Gaming the (Solar) System

    Critical Update: Gaming the (Solar) System

    • 26 min
    Critical Update: How NASA Might One Day Send Humans Into Outer Space

    Critical Update: How NASA Might One Day Send Humans Into Outer Space

    NASA futurist Michael LaPointe joins the podcast to talk about what it will take—in technology, time and treasure—to get a human out of our solar system.

    • 34 min
    Critical Update: The Information Constellation—How NOAA Data Ends up in Forecasts

    Critical Update: The Information Constellation—How NOAA Data Ends up in Forecasts

    The environmental agency collects vast amounts of data each day from its constellation of satellites.

    • 23 min
    Critical Update: Where the Final Frontier Meets Your Front Door

    Critical Update: Where the Final Frontier Meets Your Front Door

    NASA invents a lot of cool and cutting edge technology to make space exploration possible—tech that often ends up pretty close to home as well.

    • 27 min
    Critical Update: To Bridge Quantum’s Valley of Death, Labs Need Funding and Workforce

    Critical Update: To Bridge Quantum’s Valley of Death, Labs Need Funding and Workforce

    Oak Ridge National Lab’s Travis Humble discussed the state of quantum technology development and what it demands for future development. 

    • 22 min
    Critical Update: ‘The Good Death Is Our Only Goal’

    Critical Update: ‘The Good Death Is Our Only Goal’

    Leaders from GSA’s 10x program join the podcast to talk about how they’re mapping paths through the Valley of Death.

    • 19 min

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