Hill Tech Happenings, Week of March 26

Update Markup on voting legislation is likely cancelled for Thursday. March 26 Hearing: The Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce and the District of Columbia of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on the implementation of the REAL ID Act. 2:30 p.m., 342 Dirksen Building March […]

Flurry of Voting Activity

Readers of Hill Tech Happenings will have noticed the recent string of voting related hearings in Congress. It’s just one sign of the continued interest in voting reform expressed both in Congress and the Executive Branch. Once the flurry of hearings end (for the moment) tomorrow, we can give you a more in-depth analysis of […]

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of March 19

A full week of technology related events and hearings. We’ve heard that other relevant hearings may be added later this week, so please come back for updates. Update: Electronic voting hearing added for Friday. March 20 Hearing: The Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing titled “Realizing a Competitive Education: Identifying Needs, Partnerships and Resources.” […]

Results from ACM’s International Programing Contest are in; Global Competition Growing

ACM issued the following release after the conclusion of its 31st annual International Collegiate Programming Contest: ACM PROGRAMMING CONTEST SHOWCASES TOP TECH TALENT FROM AROUND THE WORLD ACM President Lauds Competitors, Cites Advantages of Preparing Students to Compete Globally New York, NY – March 15, 2007 – The results of the 2007 ACM International Collegiate […]

Results from ACM's International Programing Contest are in; Global Competition Growing

ACM issued the following release after the conclusion of its 31st annual International Collegiate Programming Contest: ACM PROGRAMMING CONTEST SHOWCASES TOP TECH TALENT FROM AROUND THE WORLD ACM President Lauds Competitors, Cites Advantages of Preparing Students to Compete Globally New York, NY – March 15, 2007 – The results of the 2007 ACM International Collegiate […]

A Deeper Look At E-voting Reform

For the past few Congresses Representative Rush Holt (D-NJ) has taken the lead on legislation to reform electronic voting. Each year his efforts have garnered deep support from the Democratic party, but each year the legislation stalled with no Congressional action. With the Democrats now controlling Congress, Representative Holt reintroduced his legislation — the Voter […]