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Code for America Alpha Website

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Code for America made a new website. It’s almost done, and we’d like to show it off! We’re doing something a little different with this one, by releasing it at alpha.codeforamerica.org for community feedback before replacing the current site. Last …

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Bridging Technology Communities

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We’re two days down and on the home stretch of day three of the annual Code for America Summit, and I’ve had the pleasure of meeting our upcoming 2014 Cities. One important technology question that’s occupying my thoughts as we …

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Coping with the Shutdown: Federal Data

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The Federal Government has shut down operations. It’s not the first such event (there were three in 1977 alone), though it does have certain unique characteristics. Leaving the politics aside for the moment, what’s a civic hacker or data journalist …

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Getting Jiggy With OpenStreetMap

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The OpenStreetMap U.S. Foundation held its annual State Of The Map (OSM) U.S. conference in San Francisco this past weekend, and Code for America was delighted to help and attend. Almost 400 participants in the globe-spanning, street-scale, wiki-style world map …

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Michal Migurski: Why I’m Coding For America

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Code For the past decade, I directed the technology needs and efforts of celebrated San Francisco studio Stamen Design. Together, we created new ways of mapping the world, new ways of seeing data, and balanced an abundance of commercial, artistic, …

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