FedWire: Robotics-powered STEM, DOT’s year in review, and IT spending

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2013 DOT year in review.

Worldwide IT spending to reach $3.8 trillion in 2014.

STEM powered by robotics.


GSA should share lessons learned to avoid future telecom transition delays.

Nominate federal publications for “Books that Shaped Work in America.”

Obama administration takes steps to strengthen the federal background check system.

Best of West Wing Week 2013:


First Gamma-ray study of a gravitational lens:

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