Sunday 25 January 2009

News: And so it begins...

Above, President Obama's first weekly address, released through the White House's own youtube channel. A sign of things to come? It seems like it. Throughout the last few months, Obama and his team have already demonstrated a clear commitment to the use of new technologies, and there's no sign of that stopping now. From Obama's own much-touted Blackberry fixation to the disappointment of Obama's staff at the arcane state of technology in the White House through to the immediate redesign of the White House website, this is destined to be a presidency that plays itself out in the Web 2.0 world. You can read more about the ways in which Obama is likely to use web technology in a guest spot by for the Washington Post.

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