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From the Writers and Editors of Governing and Government Technology | 

Nov 1, 2018

By 2030, as many as 73 million U.S. jobs could be lost to automation, according to global management consultants McKinsey and Company. The prediction has governments, activists and even venture capitalists dusting off an old idea to give cash directly to displaced workers without conditions to meet their basic...

Oct 18, 2018

Jul 26, 2018

The government's struggle to communicate with its constituents has consequences. Public trust in government is at a near historic low. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are trying something new to see if they can at least explain the civic dysfunction -- if not repair it.

The leaders of the...

May 31, 2018

A new generation of state technology leaders is rethinking the conventional wisdom (and FBI's advice) about cybersecurity.

When a government agencies' computers and files are locked by hackers, the FBI advises against giving in to their monetary demands. That's fine as long as back-up files are still available, but...

May 16, 2018

For many policymakers, troves of data can seem impenetrable. It can be hard to parse the gathered information, and even harder to apply that information to policy problems. Some cities, however, are getting better at using data to fix problems and improve the lives of people in their communities.

A conference in Los...