With all of the challenges that await it, the Obama administration will need all of the help — and standards — it can get.
Barack Obama has articulated a sophisticated and powerful technology-based agenda. But much of that agenda will require standards that either do not yet exist, or have not yet been implemented. The new administration will have to act quickly to fill the gap, and will need new strategies to make its standards ends meet.
Here are ten standards-based recommendations that can help Barack Obama keep the technology-based promises of his campaign.
In contrast to many other nations, the United States employs a "bottom up" standards development process that is driven by industry rather than government. That system permits new products and services to be swiftly introduced into a competitive marketplace, but leaves government with little ability to address its own technology needs, or to advance standards-related policy goals. In this article, ...
The surprise appearance at the Democratic convention of the legendary senator from Massachusetts supplied more than an emotional moment for the faithful. It also allowed a living witness to the idealism of the past to inspire those in the present to envision a future where great deeds could be done again.
If the concept of "one citizen, one vote" is such an irrefutable, inalienable standard of human rights, why do we fight so hard against it?
It's easy to get carried away in the heat of the moment of a closely contested campaign, whether you're the candidate or only one of the crowd. Now that the dust of the election has settled, it's time for us all to take a good look in the mirror and see if we like what we see.
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