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CPPI Hosts Cybersecurity Roundtable with FireEye CTO Dave Merkel

On February 5, 2015, the Center for Public Policy Innovation hosted a cybersecurity roundtable with Congressman Pat Meehan of Pennsylvania and FireEye's Chief Technology Officer, Dave Merkel. Attending senior staff were briefed on the rapidly evolving cyber threat landscape.

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Cisco's Padmasree Warrior Briefs Hill Staff on Internet of Everything

On June 5, 2014, CPPI hosted a roundtable on the Internet of Everything with Cisco's Chief Technology and Strategy Officer Padmasree Warrior and Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) on Capitol Hill. Warrior discussed how the next era of the Internet will impact a variety of sectors including healthcare, education, and agriculture.
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Public Trust is Crucial for the Success of the Internet of Everything by Chris Long

The rapid adoption, growth, and spread of the Internet of Everything (IoE) is inevitable. But even as we see massive growth in IoE, we must also acknowledge and work to mitigate the considerable risk associated with these advances. Reliable security and continued "public trust" in IoE are fundamental to the success of the IoE revolution.    Read More


The LHC, the largest and most powerful particle accelerator in the world, is ramping up for its second three-year run which will start in early 2015. // Pierre Albouy/REUTERS (REUTERS)

Large Hadron Collider could prove parallel universes, say researchers (CBC)

March 28, 2015

Scientists will be watching for the existence of mini black-holes when the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) particle accelerator becomes fully operational this spring, because the detection of those black holes could change what we know about how gravity works, according to a new physics paper. 

The existence of the mini black holes would lend support to string theory, which posits that different dimensions could exist and parallel universes are possible, according to a paper by physicists Mir Faizal, Mohammed M. Khalil and Ahmed Farag Ali, published in the current issue of the journal Physics Letters B.

U.S. Home Prices Are Surging 13 Times Faster Than Wages
March 26, 2015
(Bloomberg) - Wages climbed by 1.3 percent from the second quarter of 2012 to the second quarter of 2014, compared to a 17 percent increase in home prices around that time, according t...

Oil up 5 percent after Saudi strikes in Yemen; dollar limits gains
March 26, 2015
(Reuters) - Oil jumped about 5 percent on Thursday, rallying a second straight day, after air strikes in Yemen by Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies sparked fears of a bigger Midd...

House passes Boehner-Pelosi Medicare deal in resounding vote
March 26, 2015
(The Hill) - The House on Thursday overwhelmingly voted to repeal automatic payment cuts to doctors under Medicare, endorsing a rare bipartisan deal that Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio)...

AMA's Wah envisions third wave of IT innovation
March 26, 2015
(Healthcare IT News) - Whereas the American Medical Association has documented how health IT can at times gets in the way of physicians' ability to provide top-notch care due to shortfalls in t...

Employees keep Boston Children's running when EHR shuts down
March 26, 2015
(Fierce Health IT) - Boston Children's Hospital was without its electronic health record system for close to a week after a hardware issue caused it to shut down....

Hawaii Rethinks SURF Strategy, Shifts to Targeted ERP Approach
March 26, 2015
(Government Technology) - The governor has cancelled the single ERP procurement process, and the state will instead set out to modernize and improve individual ERP functional areas through more ta...

Tech Alone Can’t Solve Government’s Customer Experience Clunkers
March 26, 2015
(Next Gov) - The federal customer experience generally lags behind that of leading private sector companies, but technology is helping select agencies close the gap. It’s important to...

Antarctic ice shelves are melting dramatically, study finds
March 26, 2015
(The Guardian) - The ice around the edge of Antarctica is melting faster than previously thought, potentially unlocking metres of sea-level rise in the long-term, researchers have warned....


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