TITLE

A Broadband 'Sputnik Moment'

AUTHOR(S)
Benton, Charles
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Multichannel News;1/31/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the involvement of U.S. President Barack Obama's administration to catch up on the growing technology, especially in the other countries. He cites the speech of Obama which deals with technological leadership and the move of the nation to attain technological innovations. He mentions the term Sputnik moment in which the nation is trying to catch up on the rapid development of other nations including Russia with regards to clean energy and technology.
ACCESSION #
57695011

 

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