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The COVID-19 pandemic has unironically highlighted the digital divide, especially considering how many Americans attend school and work meetings—or even shop—from the comfort of their homes. But, there’s no surprise that many Californians do not have … [Read More...] about New report calls for government innovation to solve digital inequities
The architects of the first phase of the California Cradle-to-Career Data System have submitted the second of three reports outlining plans to connect data across various segments of education to benefit students and to inform educators and … [Read More...] about Cradle to Career Data System Moves Closer to Reality
A new data system to monitor homelessness aims to inform funding and policies for California social services. California unveiled a potentially groundbreaking website to analyze its homelessness crisis. The site is part of a new system to measure … [Read More...] about California to Track Homelessness with New Data System
This week, legislation that would create the Automated Decision Systems Accountability Act of 2021 passed out of the Assembly Committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection, moving a step closer to regulating artificial intelligence in state IT … [Read More...] about Legislation seeks to address algorithm bias in state IT projects
As California grapples with an upsurge of deadly fires, a new bill proposes an Office of Wildfire Technology Research and Development for cutting edge solutions California’s 2020 wildfire season broke records. The state reported more than 9,600 … [Read More...] about After California’s Costly Firestorms, A Wildfire Innovation Office Emerges
California Executive Order B-55-18 set the goal of reaching carbon neutrality no later than 2045, with the hope of achieving and upholding negative emissions. To reach the carbon neutrality goal, California may have to capture, transport, and … [Read More...] about National Lab Report Calls for State Working Group on Carbon Capture Storage Projects