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Technical ignorance is not leadership

There is a peculiar pattern that I have noticed among elites in the United States outside Silicon Valley, which is the almost boastful ignorance of technology. As my colleague Jon Shieber pointed out

How The White House Is Leading The National Effort On Civic Innovation

Silicon Valley, Uncle Sam needs you! No, I’m not talking about just your checkbook. Many of us who work in tech and live in California are accustomed to calls from candidates and campaigns asking fo

Code For America Announces Five Companies For Accelerator Program

SeamlessDocs used to focus their product on enterprises, but CEO Jonathan Ende realized they could make a larger impact if they worked with local governments. SeamlessDocs takes any PDF and convert

Making Government Suck Less

<b>Editor's note:</b> <em><a target="_blank" href="">U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa</a> has represented California’s 49th Congressional<sup> </sup>District in the House of Representa

Code For America Receives $1.5M Grant From Google To Help The Government Harness Technology

<a href="">Code for America,</a> a non-profit which tries to bring the people and the power of the internet into government, has received a $1.5 million grant from Google.