USDA partners with Microsoft to make sense of farm data in new pilot
The FarmBeats platform can build machine-learning models across disparate datasets monitoring soil and weather, and the agency hopes to bring it to 200-plus research stations and farms nationwide.
Pentagon building clouds to secure smaller defense contractors
The Department of Defense is experimenting with providing innovative small companies government-furnished clouds to secure their software environment — something they often can't afford to do on their own.
Air Force seeks innovative tech to improve pilot training
AFWERX is running a challenge to get ideas that will shape the second iteration of Pilot Training Next, an initiative designed to help the service train new aviators faster but with the same quality.