Posts Tagged: Don

“A Reason to Put Your Shoes On In The Morning” – An Air Force Pilot’s Thoughts on Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day! What does everyone have planned for this weekend? As I take this time off for Memorial Day, I’ll be thinking of the service men and women who gave their lives for our freedom and safety. But I’m also happy to work with a number of men and women at HP who have… Read more »

Telecom Aid in Haiti

I had the pleasure recently of interviewing Paul Margie (here’s the interview) of Telecoms Without Borders, on his recent trip to Haiti, where they provided much-needed phone calls between survivors and their families both in Haiti and here in the United States. A very cool use of telecom technology and logistical expertise at work in… Read more »

Politics and technology reporter Kim Hart on the telecom battles in Washington this year.

Thought GovLoop fans might be interested in this TechView interview I did with Kim Hart recently back. Kim used to cover technology and government for the Washington Post, but has recently moved over to cover technology and Washington for The Hill a D.C.-based newspaper (with on-line updates) that covers politics. She gives you a sense… Read more »

I want to refer the GovLoop community to TechView, a new web site/blog that I am hosting

It’s called Focus Washington TechView, and it’s goal is to explore the intersection of government, technology, and policy (not politics, but policy with a small “p”). It is mostly video interviews with DC-based tech reporters, tech industry luminaries who are doing interesting things (we did an interview recently with a telecom guy who lead a… Read more »

The Federal Budget made simple

The New York Times did a really good on-line graphic with the federal budget data late last week– so good that even a reporter from the Washington Post gave it kudos. Check it out here: http://voices.washingtonpost.com/ezra-klein/2010/02/the_budget_in_boxes.html.

Changing Washington: Obama’s First 100 Days

On his first day in office, President Obama began acting on his campaign promise to “change the way Washington does business.” His first directive to agencies articulated a set of principles of how he wants the government to do its business: more transparency in how government does it work, more citizen participation via the Internet,… Read more »