Every Tuesday, HOH gets to know a Member of Congress better through a series of five fun questions. This week was easy ó Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) is a movie buff, Internet entrepreneur, venture capitalist and social media enthusiast.
Q: Whatís the next big thing in social media or technology? A: I wish I knew! I think bitcoins and online currency, distributed DNS, and crowd-funding are pretty cool.
Q: Who are the best tweeters on the Hill? A: Taegan Goddardís Political Wire, @pwire, and Chad Pergram, @chadpergram.
Q: Who would you like to see tweet more? A: Tweeting isnít for everyone, only for those who can find their authentic online voice. Nothing is worse than posting press releases and boring stuff online.
Q: Colorado brewer New Belgium just expanded to the East Coast. What other Colorado brewers and distillers are folks out here missing out on? A: There are dozens; come to Boulder and try them!
Q: Favorite movie? A: Iím a major Trekkie.
Correction: Sept. 21, 2011
An earlier version of the article misstated one of the technologies that Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) said had caught his attention. It should have been distributed DNS.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.