Archive for July, 2012

I have been reading in the newspapers that some of the largest defense contractors in the Washington area are starting to feel the effects of shrinking government budgets, particularly in the area of information technology. According to one article I read, the information-systems business was the only unit of four within General Dynamics to post […]

I recently read an intriguing article in the Wall Street Journal titled “Who Really Invented the Internet?” As you may be aware, I have been working for some time with Mike Daniels on a book about the role that Network Solutions played in commercializing the Internet. We were fortunate in our research to have interviewed […]

I don’t think it would have been possible to miss the recent media announcement of the apparent discovery of the subatomic particle known as the Higgs boson by researchers using CERN’s Large Hadron Collider, which straddles the borders of Switzerland and France. Some of you may recall that CERN is also where the World Wide […]

I wish everyone well in the Washington DC area after the devastating storm that passed through this past Friday evening. It is my understanding that at least 17 people were killed and more than 1.3 million homes and businesses in the Washington area were left without power as a result of the storm, which blew […]

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