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“Designing a Digital Future” – video excerpts

On Thursday, December 16, 2010, the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) released and discussed its report entitled “Designing a Digital Future:  Federally Funded Research and Development in Networking and Information Technology.”  This congressionally-mandated report assesses the status and direction of the Federal Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program.

Video excerpts from the event are now available here.  Of particular interest are the 5-minute segments by Tom Kalil (Deputy Director for Policy, White House Office of Science  and Technology Policy), Tom Leighton (Professor of Applied Mathematics, MIT, and Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, Akamai Technologies), and Rob Atkinson (President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation).

Additional information regarding the report is available here.