Redwood Photography - Rob Bridge

A week ago Monday, Princeton professor Ed Felten accepted a job at the White House as Deputy Chief Technology Officer. It’s a long title for a simple mission: translating complex questions about technology into useful advice for the president. How did Ed end the first week on the job? Writing up a brainteaser, and asking people to answer it on Twitter.

Here’s the brainteaser:

Felten is tweeting out hints. Here’s the first one, and now that the President is on twitter, maybe he can give it a shot.