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What Donald Trump said (and didn’t say) about tech

Immigration, tax cuts and crime loomed large in President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union Address, but technology and innovation went unmentioned tonight during a speech that lasted nearly an hour and a half. The word “science” was used once, toward … Continue reading

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Bill Nye’s State of the Union date creates a stir

Bill Nye the Science Guy is going to the State of the Union Address, but as a guest of President Donald Trump’s choice for NASA administrator. And therein lies the rub. The NASA nominee is U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Okla., … Continue reading

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Space ventures get political shout-outs

Even though they happened far from the Evergreen State, last year’s Pluto flyby and the rocket landings accomplished by Blue Origin and SpaceX were among the “big moments” mentioned today in Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s State of the State Address. … Continue reading

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