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US President Barack Obama has named the federal government's first chief information officer. Vivek Kundra - formerly chief technology officer for the local Washington D.C. government - was unveiled as federal CIO this morning at the White House. "Vivek Kundra will bring a depth of experience in the technology arena and a …

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Probably A Big Mistake

Not a reality-based world-view from what I've seen. Hope he doesn't try to put Social Security on Sparc servers...

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WTF have sparc servers to do with this article?

To your statement, Putting your social security on x86 would probably make more sense, this will make hackers life easier, x86's are quite famous for not being able to handle mathematics correctly(remember the pentium bug?) ... But then again who cares ... They could put it on power or itanium architectures and then we would not need to worry about having a social security in 30 years...

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WTF have sparc servers to do with this article

Matt has found a new name . You know the guy that spouts of about how bad sun is no matter what the issue is .

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OFFS ....

Two comments in and we're wildly off topic ... well done lads!

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Well

The first commentator derailed every thing

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Different World

We'll see how this "CIO" works out. The restrictions and requirements that federal systems operate under is very different from state and local gov't.

BTW --- There is nothing stateless about cloud computing.

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To get things back on track

"My uncle is sick but the highway is green"

- Mad Magazine circa 1985

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Which Only Goes To Show

You-all don't know the real world runs on IBM and NonStop?

Which is what worries me.

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