Posts By John Theriault

The Next Oil Spill Crisis: Human Health — Is the Federal Government Ready?

“Each day it’s becoming more evident that BP’s oil spill… is not only an environmental and economic disaster, but a human health crisis as well,” said Rep. Lois Capps (D-Calif.). If the Federal Government wasn’t prepared for the oil spill, there’s no excuse for not preparing for the inevitable public health care issues that willRead… Read more »

Twitter’s Reliability An Issue For Government

SOCIAL MEDIA Twitter’s has had major reliability issues this week. The site was over capacity and displaying the “Fail Whale” image numerous times. The capacity issue resulted in site breakdowns, slowdowns, loss of tweets, and more. In fairness, Twitter has been transparent (in true social media culture fashion) about the scaling issues coming from exponentialRead… Read more »