October 22, 2000
Why politicians and high-tech executives are so alike
Author: JT Smith
There are days when we love San Jose Mercury-News columnist Dan Gillmor more than any other person who writes about IT, and this is one of them. His latest column draws interesting parallels between the behavior patterns of politicians and those of high-tech executives. Gillmor doesn't paint a pretty picture, but he has captured some basic truths here that deserve plenty of thought for anyone engaged in either politics or high tech.