Code for America Summit 2016: A Round-Up
The sixth Code for America Summit took place November 1-3, 2016 in Oakland, CA. This annual conference is an opportunity for the civic tech community to meet, discuss, and take stock of the year’s successes and setbacks. Code for Germany also attended the summit, along with many other allies from the Code for All family. Here is our digest for those who couldn’t be there.
5 New Ideas
4 Not-to-be-missed Talks
- Marina Martin and how she innovated inside the line
- Moving from story to narrative by John Hagel
- Tim O’Reilly: A Conversation with DJ Patil
- Working Together to Reduce Racial Disparities
3 Useful Facts
2 Cool Projects to Check Out
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1 Big Announcement
Code.gov is a brand new website that collects and open sources government code. What an excellent idea!