Gigabit Gestalt; May 1993; Scientific American Magazine; by Gary Stix; 3 Page(s)
In my offce I have four cubic feet of reports that have been written since 1985, all saying about the same thing, recommending how we can do better with technology policy in competitiveness and productivity. "The speaker was Craig Fields, head of the Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation, talking to Bill Clinton and Al Gore at the pre-Inauguration economic summit in December.
Unlike the previous two administrations, President Clinton's team seems to have taken those recommendations to heart. Just two months after the summit, it performed what appeared to be a massive cut-and-paste operation that stitched together the "executive summary" sections from the many dustgathering reports. The result was a distinct statement about where the new administration stands on the matter of technology.