The White House Is Finally Embracing Modern Technology

It’s no secret that the White House has lagged behind the rest of the modern world when it comes to embracing newer technology. Even President Obama has expressed frustration with the White House being 30 years behind the curve.

But a lot has changed at the White House since the president made those remarks in 2011. There’s now a dedicated digital team, hackathons, YouTube interviews and Twitter chats with the president. The Washington Post reports that modern technology has arrived and is changing operations at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, but former administration officials say more can be done.

Jul 07 2014