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posted in May 2010

Gov 2.0: Quit The Social Media Whining, Bureaucrats

5/25/2010
Even at the Gov 2.0 Expo, a government IT event where the geeks seem to outnumber the bureaucrats, I hear the same old refrain about social media and open data from some questioners and attendees: we can't do this, management won't accept it, government regulations make it too hard.

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Army Expands Microsoft R&D Partnership

5/19/2010
The year-old partnership has already led to promising developments using Microsoft Surface multi-touch computers and will now expand to use Microsoft's Project Natal controller-free system designed for Xbox 360.

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Data.gov To Relaunch Friday

5/19/2010
The federal government's online data repository is getting a redesign that will add Microsoft's Bing search, feature links to data sets and applications, and focus on usability.

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