Scott Silverman2011 Fellow

Scott is a designer and product guy with a passion for perfection. He’s worked alongside engineers writing code, prototyping interfaces, and launching products. Prior to Code for America, Scott held product internships with Apple, The New York Times, and Arnold Worldwide. When not making software, he's usually backpacking, taking pictures, or skiing. See some of Scott's work at scottsil.com or dribbble.com/scottsil.

Posts by Scott

The Passionate Minority

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Jen with the Code for America fellows in Boston City Hall

As the debt ceiling gets a little higher, and schools around the country continue to struggle with budget cuts, Chrystia Freeland has proclaimed that 2011 will be “The Year We Gave Up On Government.” Her piece furthers economist Albert O. …

Apps for Education: Launching, Iterating, and Thinking Big

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In February, seven Code for America fellows spent 28 days in Boston, embedded in the heart of City Hall and the Boston Public School system. We heard stories of all kinds: a teacher who Tweets daily reminders to her class, …

Scott Silverman: Why I’m Coding for America

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I believe in meaningful work. Work that connects people in revolutionary ways. Work that has the potential to change the way we interface with the world. Work that makes my country–and my community–a better place for its citizens. Given my …