A while ago I wrote a blog about random acts of kindess. I’d kind of forgotton all about it, until I watched the movie “Evan Almighty” recently. One message of the film is about changing the world, one random act of kindness at a time. Hearing Morgan Freeman say those words got me thinking: howRead… Read more »
Who’s a giant killer, baby? #1 Wake Forest goes down to the Virginia Tech Hokies!! Another post later this week… but, please, can someone tell the Hokie Guru if Chas McFarland should be suspended by the Atlantic Coast Conference for a game?
My Secretary of State is a Facebooker. She’s got well over 3,000 friends there. And unlike most politicians dipping their toes in social media, my Secretary of State gets it. I’d have to count, but I bet she has more apps going than I do. She was updating her status from a plane landing inRead… Read more »
Open means having access. In the Dept. of Defense we need to ensure/create/enable open access to tax-payer funded technology, period. Tax-payer funded software development needs to be openly available to all (except for really classified stuff). This means that we will need to figure out the acquisitions mechanisms needed to ensure that the intellectual propertyRead… Read more »
See: BBC: Calls for open source government what does everyone think about it?
I talked to the CIOs today at another agency. Very good discussion. I used many of the ideas people gave me here on GovLoop and on Twitter. And then I used that experience as an example when I was talking, of the concept that “everyone is smarter than anyone.” They asked some intelligent questions andRead… Read more »
Is it too late, or do we have time to reshape thought, mind, body and spirit to the requirements of this, our time here? For convenience, we feed on fats and grease and extruded loaves of sugar. Left with a diet of sugar and grains devoid of nutrients we get of all things, fat! WeRead… Read more »
Several cabinet secretaries started their new jobs today on the first full day of the Obama administration. So far only Interior Sec. Ken Salazar has been greeted by a formal welcoming ceremony at his new place of employment. Over at Veterans Affairs, there will be no formal welcome for Sec. Eric Shinseki — at leastRead… Read more »
Hi Everyone, I am new here and not sure, of any guidelines for the blogs, so I hope you will put up with me. I got some news the other day that made me think about my life a career, and for whatever reason I thought I would share it here, maybe for some self-therapy.Read… Read more »
Stocks ended last week on a positive note as the pre-holiday bullish bias seemed to work out. With today’s Inauguration many folks are anticipating a rally based on the hope of change, but it may be too much to ask for. The S&P 500 did make some positive moves late last week but the chartRead… Read more »