“The Government Accountability Office’s new science and technology wing plans to double its staff size and take on a much broader role in IT modernization and emerging tech.”
“GAO released more details about its steps forward for the tech team and about the vision of the sorts of problems and research areas it would take on. The watchdog specifically mentioned five emerging technologies that will “potentially transform society” — gene editing, artificial intelligence and automation, quantum information science, augmented reality, plus cryptocurrencies and blockchain.” Read the full article here.
Source: New GAO tech office starts to take shape – By Chase Gunter, April 12, 2019. FCW.