New America Foundation

New America unveils a fellowship aimed at building public interest technology ‘ecosystem’

by • 5 years ago

The 15 fellows will work to bring tech to public interest organizations in the areas of immigration, child welfare and criminal justice.

Obama CTO Todd Park joins New America board

by • 5 years ago

Todd Park, former U.S. chief technology officer under President Barack Obama, has joined New America's board of directors.

How the U.S. government could disrupt the zero-day market

by • 6 years ago

The market for zero-days — a business largely focused on the indiscriminate sale of undisclosed security flaws — exists in a quasi-legal grey zone that must be curtailed by the U.S. government, according to a research paper released by D.C.-based think tank New America.

Federal leaders push for open license educational resources

by • 7 years ago

Obama administration officials pushed for more online educational content to be licensed for free and made available to the public at an event Wednesday at the New America Foundation.

What would it take to create a cyber Red Cross?

by • 7 years ago

A panel of cybersecurity experts explored what it would take to create a global Cyber Red Cross that would allow for countries to share threat information regardless of political desires.

How Megan Smith would solve tech’s diversity problem

by • 7 years ago

Smith, along with a number of other female leaders, wants to rework the nation's education system to drive more diversity into the tech sector.