WhiteHouse.gov, Drupal & CMS: A little history


There’s no question that the increased adoption of open source backend solutions in the private sector, and now in government, represents yet another evolutionary step in the rapid growth of the Internet. As these tools become more prevalent, users will be able to better connect and collaborate on shared platforms which only improves the potential for digital public engagement in shaping our democracy.

The Digital Battle Over Healthcare


YouTube may have officially reached its digital advocacy “tipping point” when a handful of videos were recently uploaded featuring flustered politicians struggling to answer tough healthcare questions during several Congressional town hall meetings.

Top 10 “Influential” DC Twitterers


Last week, the Politico’s Patrick Gavin (@pwgavin) wrote this piece, The Top 10 Most Influential DC Twitterers. According to Patrick, they are: Karl Rove (@karlrove), former White House senior advisor & “Architect” Sen. Claire McCaskill (@clairecmc), U.S. Senator, D-Missouri David … Continued

Obama and Will.i.am: Yes We Can


Chalk up another Internet success for Campaign 2008 as users continue to generate content aimed at moving minds and generating online buzz for Presidential candidates in their bid for the White House. This time, Will.i.am from Black Eyed Peas fame, … Continued

NetSol’s approach: Lock it up!

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It’s almost impossible to fight back a smile when Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson go at it in the “lock it up” reception scene in the 2005 comedy smash hit Wedding Crashers.   However, what Network Solutions is doing is no laughing … Continued

Google DC’s new digs

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Last night hundreds of Washingtonians braved a cold and wet wintry mix to attend a reception hosted by Google as they unveiled their new DC office space.  Although Google has been in Washington for some time, occupying temporary offices on Penn Ave, this move is significant primarily because it … Continued