Posts Tagged: Michael

Michael Huerta: 700 NextGen Ground Radio Stations to be Ready in 2014

Federal Aviation Administration chief Michael Huerta told an industry forum Wednesday the U.S. will have all 700 ground radio stations for the automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast system deployed and in operation next year, Aviation Today reports. Woodrow Bellamy writes the nation currently has more than 500 ADS-B ground radio stations in place as part of the… Read more »

NASA Hopes Smartphones Can Help Satellites Orbit Earth

An Orbital Science rocket carrying three smartphones lifted into space Sunday as NASA seeks to determine if the devices could function as flight avionics on a satellite. NASA intends for the PhoneSat spacecraft to send information on the phones’ health back to Earth for the agency determine if they can function as satellites, NASA said… Read more »

Preventing An “American Hiroshima”

The Department of Homeland Security and FBI recently issued a memo to its state and local law enforcement partners titled “No Specific Threat to American Jewish Community, Despite Recent World Events.” The intelligence document said in part: “We have no specific information that Iran or its surrogates are targeting Jewish organizations, facilities, or personnel in… Read more »

Air Force One: The Final Mission – SAM27000’s final journey

dpInk: DonnaInk Publications is happy to announce release of Air Force One: The Final Mission, by Co-Authors Joel Haskel Cohen and Michael Steven Cohen. Those of you who have been worked or played on Andrews Air Force Base over the years – have probably become as familiar with SAM27000 as we have. Seeing the Presidential… Read more »

Another Congressional Shutdown? Haven’t We Seen This Movie Before?

If Congress was a movie, a Broadway performance, or a pop culture event that warranted a critique with a sword-like tongue and humorous prose, the opening sentence of a review might read something like this: “Only on Capitol Hill does the same, tiring sequelization of ineptitude and grandstanding pass itself off as competent governance.” Or…… Read more »

How To #Fail At Twitter In 4 Easy Steps

Prior to 02/2009 I never participated in any social networking sites. Then a friend introduced me to WordPress blogging and Twitter. The result was an injection of social networking into my life that I had never experienced before. I became an active Twitter persona Tweeting daily and meeting new people regularly. There was a satisfaction… Read more »

Just Added NEW WMU Course “Video Bootcamp”

We wanted to let you know of a new course we’ve just added from Web Manager University: an INTENSE two-day “Video Bootcamp” class in Washington, DC October 13-14. Because the format and cost of this class is different from our regular classes, please be sure to read the details below carefully. Please also share this… Read more »

PODCAST: Michael Brown, Former FEMA Director, Discusses Cyber Security

Following is an exclusive podcast with Michael Brown, former Director of FEMA, on the ITAC Identity Blog. Mr. Brown is an expert on cyber security and provides excellent insights into what our nation can do to better protect itself in this new era of cyber warfare. Click here to listen to the podcast.