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Are we the Web?

Read Jim Hendler's newest blog post:
http://gigaom.com/2011/08/14/are-we-the-web/

What are your thoughts on this topic?

Jim Hendler - New York Times Article

Business Day To Share Grievances, Microblogging the Frustrations of Flight By JAMES HENDLER Published: August 1, 2011 A computer scientist vents with fellow fliers over Twitter and learns to keep a paper backup for smartphone boarding passes.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/02/business/microblogging-the-frustrations-of-flight-frequent-flier.html

A Summer Internship - Alex Bulazel

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Alex Bulazel, a sophomore in the ITWS program, is spending the summer in Washington, DC working as an intern for Congress.  Alex has been attending a variety of interesting information technology-related meetings and hearings.  At a recent Oversight and Government Reform Committee Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and Procurement Reform hearing entitled "Transparency and Federal Management IT Systems" Alex got to meet and and have an interesting conversation with Vivek Kundra.  Vivek Kundra is the first Chief Information Officer of the United States.  Very exciting!  He is enjoying his summer and is learning a great deal about the inner workings of Congress.