The Wired White House--A Pictorial Evolution of the POTUS Web Site [Slide Show]

Thursday, January 22, 2009 - 19:56 in Mathematics & Economics

It must have been quite the scene when the crew of our oh-so-techy new president, Barack Obama, reported for their first day of work at the White House to discover "a jumble of disconnected phone lines, old computer software, and security regulations forbidding outside e-mail accounts" as The Washington Post reports today. Among other remnants of the past: The aides, who the Post says are accustomed to working on Apple Macs, instead found themselves using PCs running six-year-old versions of Microsoft software. Meanwhile, there are reportedly only enough laptops for a small number of West Wing staffers. [More]

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