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People, Not Data

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Cross-posted from Medium: https://medium.com/p/47434acb50a8 This is San Francisco’s main Food Stamps office. People call it twelve-thirty-five, as in 1235 Mission Street. The first time I went was on Thursday, February 7, 2013. I walked past the concrete pillars, through the metal detector …

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Jacob Solomon: Why I’m Coding for America

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You have one year. What can you do for your country? It sounds trite, but take a moment and consider it. I spent 2012 helping Medicaid agencies prepare for the Affordable Care Act. It was a tedious saga filled with …

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