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  • State Dept. would like to delay releasing some of Hillary's emails

    01/23/2016 12:28:13 PM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Hot ^ | January 23, 2016 | JAZZ SHAW
    I’ve seen snowstorms take the blame for all sorts of things over the years, but this one may be a first. The State Department is due to release the last batch of roughly 55,000 of Hillary Clinton’s emails at the end of the month (before the voting begins) but they’re asking a judge for an extra month to complete their work. One of the reasons for the requested extension is apparently the snowstorm. (The Hill) The State Department on Friday sought to delay its final release of emails from Hillary Clinton's personal server, blaming a massive snowstorm hitting Washington as...
  • Has Anyone Heard of "Inside Obama's Stealth Startup" aka U.S. Digital Service and "18F"?

    10/04/2015 2:15:23 PM PDT · by Stayfree · 19 replies
    Fast Company magazine. ^ | July/August 2015 | Jon Gertner
    Todd Park, the former chief technology officer of the United States, and Mikey Dickerson, who led a team of 60 engineers at Google and supervised the crew that fixed the website last year. Since that time, Park and Dickerson have been steadily recruiting an elite digital corpsa startup team, essentially, built mainly from the ranks of top private-sector companiesand embedding them within the U.S. government. Their purpose is to remake the digital systems by which government operates, to implement the kind of efficiency and agility and effectiveness that define Silicon Valleys biggest successes, across everything from the IRS to...