Posts Tagged: Northern

How NORAD tracked Santa Around the Globe Christmas Eve

Now Playing: Avaya Tech Talk #002 – NORAD Santa – This week Guy covers the history of the 57 year old NORAD tradition of tracking Santa around the globe Christmas Eve. Please click arrow below to play: Share: Facebook Twitter Download Transcript: Good day all! Guy Clinch here, advocate for the government customer in Avaya’s… Read more »

Political Leaders (Sort of) Address Changing Face of Government Business

Last month, I had the pleasure of attending a Tech Town Hall hosted by the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) and Microsoft. The event brought together Virginia U.S. Senate candidates George Allen and Tim Kaine, along with a number of business leaders like Jim Sheaffer, President, North American Sector, CSC; Dendy Young, Managing Partner, McLean… Read more »

Going into the Sweet 16… the Hokie Guru… Govloop’s Bureaucrat on Sports…

… and yes, the Hokie Guru’s bracket is screwed up… but who cares? Last weekend was incredible… Meet Ben Jacobson. He engineered probably the most improbable upset in the NCAA tournament since the University of Alabama at Birmingham defeated Kentucky in 2004… and more recently, in 2006, when George Mason defeated the University of Connecticutt… Read more »

NCAA Men’s Division 1 Basketball Tournament – Round 1 is done…

… and you can only home to contain Ali Farokhmanesh!!! Here’s the vid of his game winning shot. And for your victory, Northern Iowa, you take on Kansas smh (definition #1). Full disclosure: Northern Iowa’s head coach, Ben Jacobson, is from my home town of Mayville, ND and we went to high school together. So… Read more »

The Enigma of an Upset – Siena College

Let’s get right to it… we love upsets… that’s why we watch March Madness… everyone loves to pull for the little guy… it’s why the Hokie Guru loves the Men’s NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament more than the Bowl Championship Series… seriously?!?!? Could tiny little Siena College, a college with 3000 stuents, even play in… Read more »