At the PDF09 Conference, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg comments on the 5 big challenges NYC is facing in going online. He is advocating the 311 service and launching a big App Contest. The winner will get some funding ... a

nd a dinner with the Mayor. With a great sense of humor, Mayor Bloomberg shows that he is an able user of new technologies. Unable to attend the conference live, he did so by Skype connection … that failed in the middle, but was of great quality overall.

By Dominique Piotet