Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Inauguration 2009: Whitehouse.gov Makes Smooth Transition

The 56th Inauguration of the President of the United States of America is underway and clearly will be a day to remember.

While millions gathered at the Nation's Capitol -- a tiny army of web workers, including Macon Phillips incoming Director of New Media, unveiled the new website of for the new Adminstration.

Here is what whitehouse.gov looked like just before the transition:

And here is a screenshot of the new whitehouse.gov while Obama gave his Inaugural address:

And eight years ago? The online transition wasn't so successful, as I noted in my 2001 post just after the previous shift of Presidential power.

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