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Tips for Software Innovators Inside the Federal Government

Posted on by Robert Read in Commentary, Guest Post, Public service

This is a guest post by Robert Read, a Presidential Innovation FellowAi??known for his work on RFP-EZ. Change the game through prototypes, Be a samurai: a loyal hacker, Be fast rather than good, Stand on the shoulders of giants, Scrape, …

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8 Power Tools for Government

Posted on by Laura Meixell in 2013 Fellow, Cities, Gov2.0, News, Public service

We asked Code for Americaai??i??s geeks about their favorite web tools for productivity. These tools are all easy to use, require no computer programing skills, and free (at least up to a certain usage). We hope some of these will …

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Spotlight: Bruce Haupt, City of Houston

Posted on by Lauren Dyson in Cities, Commentary, Public service

Bruce Haupt (@brucehaupt) is the Director of Performance Improvement for the City of Houston. He also recently co-organized the city’s first hackathon for the National Day of Civic Hackingai??i?? a resounding success with nearly 300 participants, 215 datasets, and 26 …

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#WaldoCanyonFire – Lessons for Social Media in a Crisis

Posted on by Jacob Anderson in Collaboration, Gov2.0, Guest Post, Public service

This post is written by Jacob Anderson, Innovation Analyst for the City of Colorado Springs, and is crossposted from “If you are available to do so, can you come into the joint info center for a bit to help …

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Recovers: Why We’re Coding for America

Posted on by Caitria O’Neill in Accelerator, Civic Startups, Coding for America, Public service

Recovers is one of the seven civic startups in theAi??inauguralAi??class of the CfAAi??Accelerator.Ai?? I am what some would call a non-technical founder. I spoke Russian, not Ruby. I zoloft side effects first week. #Zoloft reviews. zoloft dosage. studied government, not …

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Aunt Bertha: Why We’re Coding for America

Posted on by Erine Gray in Accelerator, Coding for America, Commentary, Public service

Aunt Bertha is one of the seven civic startups in theAi??inauguralAi??class of the CfAAi??Accelerator.Ai?? Sometimes bad things happen to good people. Ever had someone in your family find out they had cancer? A car accident? Or is unemployed for a …

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Hacking Like We Give A Damn

Posted on by Paul Davis in #meta, Commentary, Guest Post, Public service

Folks convinced that the emerging generation will usher in the end of Western Civilization have enjoyed a reverberant echo chamber recently: Millennials allegedlyAi??donai??i??t value recorded music,Ai??cheat on tests, are akin toAi??untrained puppies in the workplace, andAi??lack faith in government. Judging …

Health Startups: The Hummingbirds of Change

Posted on by Amy Puliafito, Rock Health in Commentary, Guest Post, Public service

Perhaps no other sector is ripe for disruption quite as much as healthcare. The internet and wireless devices have transformed global connectivity. More individuals on earth own cipro antibiotic online. #Cipro canada. buy cipro online overnight. a cell phone than …