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.

Tech

USASpending.gov now has a home for (most) agency budget justifications

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 hours ago

Transparency advocates say it's one step in the right direction but there's more to be added.

Tech

Census Bureau hopes Siri and Alexa can help it reach hard-to-count populations

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 day ago

The agency is teaming up with digital assistant companies to build custom 2020-related integrations.

Tech

Google engineers are demanding the company cease work with CBP

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 week ago

The tech giant shouldn't provide any infrastructure that may support human rights abuses, the signatories argue.

Acquisition

CBP wants to use facial recognition for ‘all passenger applications’

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 week ago

A nearly $1 billion draft RFQ hints at where the agency thinks the future of travel security is going.

Tech

Satellite data allows Census to validate addresses for 2020 from the comfort of the office

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 week ago

Officials say only around 35% of the nation's households remain to be validated in-person.

Workforce

How to get more young people involved in civic tech, according to young people

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 week ago

A panel of Coding it Forward's summer 2019 Civic Digital Fellows reflected on this question at the program's demo day.

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