Karen Stewartson is the managing editor of Government Technology. She contributes to Public CIO journal and Emergency Management magazine. Karen is a lifelong learner who has a penchant for words, puns, food and babies.
Spectrum: The Public Approves of State and Local Government
August 01, 2013 - Also, carbonized coffee socks eliminate funky feet.
CIO Marc Touitou Discusses San Francisco's IT Priorities
July 30, 2013 - Marc Touitou talks about IT challenges and goals.
Spectrum: Smarter Prosthetics and a Battery Safe Enough to Eat
July 03, 2013 - Plus, check out Google's Talking Shoes that could inspire you to burn calories and creating fuel pucks from easy-to-find materials.
Book Review: Ninja Innovation
June 11, 2013 - A look at 'the 10 killer strategies of the world's most successful businesses.'
Spectrum: Mobile Sensor Tests Water Quality
June 03, 2013 - Plus, Australian scientists look to fruit flies to fight dengue fever.
Dirty Jobs in Government: Graffiti Removal
May 30, 2013 - Graffiti databases and reporting apps help cities clean up after taggers.
Four Questions with Orlando, Fla., CIO Rosa Akhtarkhavari
May 23, 2013 - Orlando CIO Rosa Akhtarkhavari discusses tech trends and her leadership style.
Spectrum: Can Smarter Phones and Nanosized Tech Improve Telemedicine?
May 03, 2013 - Plus, scientists in Texas are using technology to track bat colonies.
What is Technology’s Role in Deep-Sea Exploration?
April 03, 2013 - Robert Ballard, the man who discovered the ruins of the Titanic, shares how robots assist in undersea exploration.
Spectrum: Could Termites Help with Biofuel Production?
April 01, 2013 - Also check out doodling in 3-D and the FDA-approved bionic eye.