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Heard on the Hill: Take Five!

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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.

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