Secretary of Technology

Secretary of Technology A newly established federal agency called the Department of Technology, as I envision it, should be led by a Secretary of Technology. I also recommend that the future Secretary of Technology and the Department of Technology administrators be presidentially appointed and have House and Senate-confirmed positions. House and Senate confirmation would be… Continue reading Secretary of Technology

How our Department of Technology will be funded?

Part One While perhaps well-meaning, the E-Government Act of 2002 and the Office of E-Government & Information Technology, part of the Office of Management and Budget, have overwhelmingly not satisfied or accomplished their core technology-centric missions for over two decades. While there have been a few successes, there have been more disappointments or complete deficiencies.… Continue reading How our Department of Technology will be funded?

National Institute of Standards

The NIST or National Institute of Standards and Technology purports the following claim on their website: “The National Institute of Standards and Technology promotes U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life.” The NIST does a great job in… Continue reading National Institute of Standards


Having a dedicated governmental agency at the municipal, county, and state-level for states that focus on technology would have many public benefits. In particular for academia, especially in our high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools. For example, for many years, I have proposed an alternative to our educational model called STEM, and their variants… Continue reading ASPIRE

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