George Newstrom resigned yesterday as Virginia's Secretary of Technology after just over two years. It was a dynamic period for Virginia which included the establishment of VITA. Eugene Huang will be taking his place. I'm sure he will be very aggressive in pursuing the agenda that has been pushed by Governor Warner. Utah has been closely monitoring Virginia's progress because of the major change in governance that was implemented at the time of Newstrom's arrival.
Oklahoma City is building a 400 square mile wi-fi network at the cost of $78 million. Wow. Maybe it's funded through increasing oil revenues.
Minnesota has awarded a contract to Digital Angel to begin building a statewide RFID animal tracking system.