Hey, the good news is that Steven's taken
the job held recently by Vivek Kundra, who's done a really good job of
making Federal IT more effective and saved a lot of taxpayer dollars.
comes from the FCC, where I saw firsthand that he's really good at the
same, bringing with him a lot of real-life private industry experience.
be a lot more news on this really soon, but the deal is that I wanted to
let people know the good news: I bear witness that Steven's the real
Hey, if you see some kind of local problem that the city should fix, the folks at SeeClickFix
really do have an app for that. You can report the problem with a photo
and geotagging, informing local gov't. In San Francisco, it's tied into
the 311 system.
Here's a problem along with a little of what it looks like in both the app and Web contexts — real impressive:
The folks at Organic Health Response
are doing really good stuff, using IT and environmental sustainability
on Mfangano Island in western Kenya to work against HIV/AIDS across
They're working with Inveneo;
their deal is to get IT, such as computers, telephony, and Internet
access to those who need it most — people and organizations in rural
and highly underserved communities of the developing world.