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Daily Digest: Right and 'Net Getting Over First Decade Jitters

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, January 28 2009

While progressives spend time trying to figure out whether that's the real John McCain on Twitter (point in favor: no staffer would risk being that dull), conservatives are, notes Renee Feltz on Huffington Post, quickly ... Read More

Daily Digest: Stimulus, Subsidies, Scurvy and More

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, January 27 2009

There's a fuss being made about President Barack Obama's refusal to allow a video from House Minority Leader John Boehner to stand as a response to the President's first video address while in office... After the new ... Read More

"Wide-Eyed Staffers"

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, January 26 2009

I spy with my little eye the signs of an actual blog-like blog post on WhiteHouse.gov. Since the site's launch last Tuesday, the presidential blog has hosted ten posts. The first, a welcome note from New Media Director ... Read More

Daily Digest: New Guard Stumbles Upon a Few Bugs

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, January 23 2009

It was touch and go there for a while. Would Barack Obama emerge victorious from the first major face-off of his presidency? Would he prevail over the dark forces who sought stifle him? Obama for the win! You no doubt ... Read More

White House Web FAIL?

BY Patrick Ruffini | Friday, January 23 2009

A couple of days ago, I reviewed the launch of the new WhiteHouse.gov. Today, nearly 72 hours after Barack Obama's inauguration, the only official documents of the Obama Administration online are his inaugural address ... Read More

Latency Issues? White House Site Is Gorgeous .... But Slow

BY Tom Watson | Thursday, January 22 2009

In the movies, the President is usually surrounded by technology the rest of us can only imagine - escape pods, hand-held full body scanners, real time satellite video technology to remote regions in the situation room. ... Read More

Daily Digest: Through the Wormhole, Into the White House

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, January 22 2009

One of the two executive orders signed by Barack Obama in his first full day in office pledged to shift governing presumptions about secrecy in the executive branch. With the swipe of a pen, Obama hopes to do away with ... Read More

Code Warriors Debate Whitehouse.gov Robot Commands

BY Sarah Granger | Thursday, January 22 2009

As the tech community pored over the new whitehouse.gov site, one of the first subterranean changes noted was that of a file most people would never notice called robots.txt. This file serves as a notice to search robots ... Read More

Code Warriors Debate Whitehouse.gov Robot Commands

BY Sarah Granger | Thursday, January 22 2009

As the tech community poured over the new whitehouse.gov site, one of the first subterranean changes noted was that of a file most people would never notice called robots.txt. This file serves as a notice to search ... Read More

Daily Digest: First Peeks Inside the New White House (Website)

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, January 21 2009

While it might not have been until a few minutes after noon that Barack Obama and John Roberts got that oath of office thing sorted out, the White House New Media team was ready to go on time... Footage of Sunday's ... Read More