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Steve Jobs and government bureaucrats – what could they have in common? A lot, as I write in Steve Jobs for Govies, recently published on GovLoop.
It began as a low rumble. I thought someone was moving furniture in my building but then it grew stronger. I was being shaken, and for a few scary seconds I thought my apartment was going to split in two. … Continue reading
What do fire dancers have to do with technology? Attendees at the opening night party of DC Week had a chance to find out. Digital Capital Week (DCWEEK) is a 10 day festival in Washington, DC focused on technology, innovation … Continue reading
It’s the end of the year, and the end of a decade. What were my favorite projects of 2009? What did I have the most fun working on? Murder in Ocean Hall I can’t help myself, I like to write … Continue reading
Too much exposure to USAJOBS has really turned me cynical. Despite news reports on the need to recruit thousands of new employees, the main federal jobs site is a usability nightmare, unfathomable to even people who work on web sites, … Continue reading
I’ve been reading Here Comes Everybody by Clay Shirky. It’s a brilliant book on the information revolution that we’re going through. He believes that this revolution is as momentous as the development of the printing press, which triggered the Reformation … Continue reading
Here’s what’s interested me this week: Government 2.0: The Midlife Crisis Hard truths about the difficulties of implementing Web 2.0 in government. It’s Time for Governance Even more hard truths, this time about professionalizing web site management in government. Wil … Continue reading