February 19, 2013

How to Open Source Our Government

Matt Makai, Coding Across America

AP Photo

Tim O'Reilly came to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on Thursday, February 14th. Tim discussed a range of topics centered on open government and transparency. I attended Tim's talk as part of the greater Technology & Innovation team although he primarily came to talk with our new design and technology fellows. I thought it would be interesting to share his ideas with a wider audience. I've grouped the topics together in this post around the ideas - the ordering here is not necessarily how the discussion was structured. There were a lot of questions that directed the conversation. Any errors and omissions are mine.

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TAGGED: Freedom, Open Source