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PCAST report on Federal networking R&D released

The CRA’s Tumble Blog covered the release of the latest PCAST report

The long-awaited follow-up review of the NITRD program — the first since the 1999 PITAC report Investing in Our Future — has been released and is available from the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy.

The four big recommendations? Cribbed from the CRA:

  • Address demand for IT professionals
  • More, long, riskier research
  • Give priority to R&D connected with the physical world
  • More planning for NITRD

And a little more detail from the ACM’s blog.

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