Geography is destiny.” It is a phrase that owes its origin to early theories of geopolitics. It’s originally credited to Napoleon, prior to his army invading Russia. Here’s what it has to do with redistricting.
Posts Tagged: policy
The root of this angst, or mistrust about redistricting, has to do with a lack of trust. Like laws and sausage, we never really see it get made.
Teaching students to think spatially is but one of the elements, an important one from my point of view, that our policy leaders at the local, state, and national levels must work on.
Developing a truly effective cybersecurity culture requires that agencies take a deeper look at how they promote and enforce cybersecurity policies among their employees. With that in mind, here are five tips we’ve found beneficial for fostering a cyber-aware professional culture.
I love podcasts. Podcasts are a great way to get smarter while you’re doing the dishes, working out, or on your morning commute (unless you’re bike commuting in traffic, in which case I can’t recommend using headphones). Some of these will make you better at your job. Some will inform you about current events and… Read more »
Last night was the 87th annual Academy Awards, also known as my favorite night of the year. Pretty much from the day the Oscar nominees are announced, I start plotting how on earth I’m going to see all of the films with Best Picture nominations. Now, seeing the Best Picture nominees isn’t a huge task,… Read more »
Over the next few weeks, I’ll be working on blog series related to technology policy and tech trends in government. The hope is that throughout this series I can identify the challenges, opportunities and current trends that are reshaping technology policy. Send any ideas to [email protected] Here’s post one. Sometimes I wonder about the future. How will… Read more »
Originally published in The Hill Washington is an eclectic city. It is a metropolis that is thriving economically and socially. Its architectural design is modeled after Paris and it is certainly a city of cultural diversity and historically interesting neighborhoods. Visually, the site of the monuments reflecting against the panoramic backdrop of the Potomac River… Read more »
This year, the Long Beach Fellowship team is tackling a high-impact domain: health. Health is one of the areas that governments have of a deep, direct human impact. It’s pretty obvious when your metrics includes things like infant mortality and premature deaths. Having been a Fellow in 2013, and with most of my work experience… Read more »
Originally posted on #GovLife. One of the things we hear about a lot when we talk about innovation is the rate of adoption. Whether or not an idea (no matter how amazing) succeeds is a huge risk, and it’s not just applicable to government. The characteristics listed in 5 Common Characteristics of Ideas That Spread,… Read more »