Is Obama Really the Wired President?

Posted: January 21, 2009
Is Obama Really the Wired President?

From his love of Crackberry to the presence of the first Nintendo Wii in the White House, there's evidence to support that Obama will be more tech friendly that past prezies, and we've got Evan Ratliff from Wired to give us his professional opinion on the whole matter.

Culled from his own site, The Atavist, here is Evan Ratliff's bio:
Evan Ratliff is an award-winning freelance journalist whose writing appears in Wired magazine, The New Yorker, the New York Times Sunday Magazine, Outside, Discover, Men’s Journal, ReadyMade, and other publications. A contributing editor for Wired, he is also the co-author of Safe: The Race to Protect Ourselves in a Newly Dangerous World (HarperCollins, 2005), about the role of science and technology in homeland security. He has reported from Russia, Cameroon, Bangladesh, Brazil, and other locales abroad, on a wide range of topics including science and technology, the environment, terrorism, and transnational crime. A former fellow at both the International Reporting Project and the Japan Foreign Press Center, his reporting and humor writing have appeared in numerous anthologies, including The Best of Technology Writing 2006. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, he has a degree in environmental science and policy from Duke University, and currently lives in San Francisco.


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