Helen M. Berman, Director of the PDB, spoke at a hearing held by the House Science Subcommittee on Research that examined the impact federal investment has had on promoting innovation in information technology.
At this session "Innovation in Information Technology: Beyond Faster Computers and Higher Bandwidth", Prof. Berman described how the developments in technology have influenced the growth of the PDB. She also described how the way the PDB archives and distributes data has changed as computer and information technologies have advanced.
Details of the hearing are available at http://www.house.gov/science/research/reshearings.htm.
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