Tajha Chappellet-Lanier

Tajha Chappellet-Lanier

Tajha Chappellet-Lanier is a technology reporter at FedScoop. She previously worked for Technical.ly DC, NPR and USA Today. If she had a superpower, it'd be navigating foreign metro systems.

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What, exactly, is a U.S. CTO?

by • 2 weeks ago

A look back at the relatively short history of the White House's chief technology officer role and accomplishments of the first four people to hold it.

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Looking for ‘balance,’ U.S. Digital Service team adapts to changes at VA

by • 8 months ago

The VA Digital Service team has been moved under the department's Office of the CTO. Is this the story of a fraught partnership between two very different organizations, or one about the successful long-term adoption of digital service?

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New acting 18F chief Brian Whittaker is learning lots about effective communication via Slack

by • 8 months ago

The digital services agency's new acting director talks about what it's like to be new at a "remote-first" organization and what his goals are for his time in leadership.

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DARPA wants to build AI that can be a true teammate

by • 8 months ago

A new research project called Artificial Social Intelligence for Successful Teams (ASIST) holds the immodest goal of figuring out how to imbue machines with social intelligence.

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Senate bill would put a moratorium on federal facial recognition use

by • 8 months ago

The bill would also create a congressional commission to study facial recognition and give suggestions to Congress on how to regulate it.

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Margaret Weichert to depart OMB in March

by • 8 months ago

Next she plans to join Accenture's commercial practice.

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