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Nov. 8, 2012 10:00 am

ObamaTech: where the president will take technology in his second term

Photo by Andrew Zaleski, taken during the 2010 House GOP Retreat in Baltimore. With 1,458 more days until Nate Silver’s next statistics lesson, we pause to consider what Barack Obama‘s second term as president will mean for the world of technology. As Obama said in his victory speech, the U.S. is a “country that lives […]

Photo by Andrew Zaleski, taken during the 2010 House GOP Retreat in Baltimore.

With 1,458 more days until Nate Silver’s next statistics lesson, we pause to consider what Barack Obama‘s second term as president will mean for the world of technology. As Obama said in his victory speech, the U.S. is a “country that lives up to its legacy as the global leader in technology and discovery and innovation. With all the new jobs and new businesses that follow.”

There’s some of this already, with the inaugural Presidential Innovation Fellows program, of which two Baltimoreans are fellows.

ReadWrite offers a primer on the subject in seven different areas, but the ones most applicable to the Baltimore region are broadband access, cybersecurity and education.

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