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In the USA this website is the big news of the week, or perhaps the month...

 

http://www.theatlanticwire.com/technology/2013/11/three-guys-built-better-healthcaregov/71195/

 

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18563_162-57611592/s.f-programmers-build-alternative-to-healthcare.gov/

 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2497637/Three-20-year-old-programmers-build-working-Obamacare-website-just-days-government-do.html

 

So is...

 

http://www.thehealthsherpa.com/

 

...really better, cheaper, faster, smarter, more stable than...

 

https://www.healthcare.gov/

 

...and how could three young programmers, Ning Liang, George Kalogeropoulos, and Michael Wasser, in just a few days outpace the teams from CGI Federal and Optum, the official contractors for the project who have been working on the project for many months?

 

Well, maybe we are comparing apples and oranges since http://www.thehealthsherpa.com only provides a portion of the functionality that https://www.healthcare.gov involves itself in, such as creating secure online accounts... but there are serious questions...

 

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/05/us-usa-healthcare-technology-analysis-idUSBRE99407T20131005

 

The browser is asked to load 92 files of which 56 are Javascript files? Why?

 

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