This is a very important issue, and as a daily reader it is refreshing to see someone acknowledge technology and politics. As a graduate with a personally designed major called socio-political communications, and a project manager at one of the fastest growing software companies in the world, I have more than a passing interest in the issues discussed in the article.
The U.S. government is the most powerful corporation in the world, and employs the most individuals. With the correct leadership, not the good old boy network, the U.S gov. could not only create jobs for some of the 200,000 unemployed tech casualties, but also give our nation and multi-national corporations an example of e-commerce initiating progress. I would also be very interested in discussing further the issue raised regarding involving underdeveloped countries and those less fortunate right here at home in the internet and e-commerce, as that is one of the goals I hold highly in my career. Thanks for bringing an awareness to these issues. I would love to continue this conversation, and would be very open to any suggestions on how to get more involved.
Mike Fiorvante MCP, CDIA
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