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From Supply Chains to Spacecraft: Taking an Integrated Approach to Cybersecurity in Space
“Today, there’s enormous excitement around some really highly visible developments, but almost ironically, the most essential space-based services are often invisible to us as users and at the same time invaluable in our daily lives and in the functioning of our society,” said Dr. Jamie M. Morin, Executive Director of the Center for Space Policy and Strategy at The Aerospace Corporation, at a Wilson Center event held July 14.
Intersections between Open Science Hardware (OSH) and Citizen Science: Reflections Following CitSciVirtual 2021
As part of CitSciVirtual 2021, members of the Open Environmental Data Project, Gathering for Open Science Hardware (GOSH), and the Wilson Center’s Science and Technology Innovation Program (STIP) convened a workshop exploring “Open Tools for Collaborative Science: The Value of Open Hardware in Citizen and Community Science.” This article provides key themes from that meeting.
5G Beyond Borders
The Wilson Center’s 5G Beyond Borders project explores how the U.S., Canada, and Mexico can work together to maximize the benefits of 5G and related technology through informed policy solutions. The project offers an overview of the landscape of 5G technology around the globe, while also focusing on the impact of 5G on North American business, and smart manufacturing. Cross-border collaboration between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico is essential to a secure transition. 5G Beyond Borders explores not only 5G security, but how North American cooperation can reduce risks, maximize economic gains, and ensure an efficient 5G rollout.
The Wilson Center's Technology Labs
The Wilson Center's Technology Labs provide the knowledge foundation for core science and technology policy topics through a six-week seminar themed series. Each seminar session is led by top technologists and scholars drawn from the private, public, and non-profit sectors. We cover two main topic areas: Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence.
The Serious Games Initiative
The Serious Games Initiative communicates science and policy complexities through the world’s most dynamic medium: gaming.
From DIY microscopes made from paper and household items, to low cost and open microprocessors supporting research from cognitive neuroscience to oceanography, to low cost sensors measuring air quality in communities around the world, the things of science -- that is, the physical tools that generate data or contribute to scientific processes -- are changing the way that science happens.
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