The White House has announced Google X's vice president Megan Smith as the nation's next chief technology officer, filling the void vacated by former CTO Todd Park last month.
Described as having a "hipster look" with hair that swivels between a mohawk and a "flipped-up front like Jim Carrey's in Ace Ventura," 33-year-old Harper Reed is the ex-CTO of t-shirt company Threadless, and will "make sure technology is a successful force multiplier within the  campaign." Great hair. [Chicago…
Today, President Obama officially named his nominee for the new position of Chief Technology Officer: Aneesh Chopra, current Secretary of Technology for Virginia. We'll explain who Chopra is and what his new responsibilities will be.