TITLE

The digital democrat

AUTHOR(S)
Impoco, Jim
PUB. DATE
November 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;11/29/93, Vol. 115 Issue 21, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles Mitch Kapor, 43, developer of the software Lotus 1-2-3 and former head of Lotus Development Corp., which he left in 1986. Kapor will most likely be part of President Bill Clinton's team to advice the government on the digital future. How the corporate dropout became a `total public policy wonk'; His pet project, Electronic Frontier Foundation, an advocacy group; His vision for an information highway; Details.
ACCESSION #
9311247601

 

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