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Notes From The Field

To do any job, it’s important to be creative. We might think of the creative industries (film, music, writing, the arts, design) as the sole place where fostering a sense of imagination is important to your career path. However, any profession I can think of benefits from being innovative and thinking outside the box. For… Read more »

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General Alexander’s Strategy for Effective Cybersecurity

Today, I’m attending Microsoft’s Federal Executive Forum 2015. The day is focused on applying technology solutions to many government challenges, particularly in the area of cybersecurity. But before we dove into the devices, systems, and solutions available to agencies, we heard from General Keith Alexander, former Commander of US Cyber Command, Director of the National Security Agency… Read more »

Watching TV

Reality TV and Accessibility Have a Lot in Common

How many times have you heard people say, “I hate reality TV! I want real shows. I wish they’d make something else.”? I don’t understand why people remained glued to reality TV shows despite their professed hatred of them. “But there’s nothing else on,” people say. “I’ve gotta watch something!” Hold out, I say, hold… Read more »