Tech respect from the YouTube administration? [Video]

President-elect Barack Obama successfully campaigned for the nation's highest office via Facebook, Twitter and MySpace. His new administration is prying a Blackberry from his hands but he's already talking about a laptop in the West Wing.

President-elect Barack Obama successfully campaigned for the nation's highest office via Facebook, Twitter and MySpace. His new administration is prying a Blackberry from his hands but he's already talking about a laptop in the West Wing. (I wonder if he's a PC or a Mac...) And there's plans for a weekly address that will broadcast on the radio and YouTube. Is Obama tech-savvy enough to bring respect for Silicon Valley innovation to Washington DC?

Can Obama bring tech respect to Washington? Senior editor Sam Diaz talks about how President-elect Barack Obama will use technology when he becomes president. Diaz says, while Obama might have to give up his BlackBerry because of security issues, he has plans to broadcast his weekly address over YouTube and appoint the nation's first chief technology officer.