President Barack Obama stated the obvious today during what almost sounded like a farewell address to the tech community he loves.
“I confess, I am a science geek,” he said at the White House Frontiers Conference in Pittsburgh. “I’m a nerd, and I don’t make any apologies for it. … It’s cool stuff.”
Obama geeked out big time during his visit to Carnegie Mellon University – checking in with a quadriplegic patient whose sense of finger touch was restored thanks to a brain implant, and steering a flight simulator for a Boeing CST-100 Starliner capsule’sdocking with the International Space Station.
“Your ride is here, baby,” Obama said after mastering the simulated hookup.