Thursday, January 22, 2009

No Geek Squad

                 The state of the White House computer systems?

Anne Kornblut's article in today's Washington Post is a rather scary picture of the state of White House technology.  Money quote:
Two years after launching the most technologically savvy presidential campaign in history, Obama officials ran smack into the constraints of the federal bureaucracy yesterday, encountering a jumble of disconnected phone lines, old computer software, and security regulations forbidding outside e-mail accounts.