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Jennifer Pahlka:
Coding a better government

TED2012 · 12:11 · Filmed Feb 2012
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Jennifer Pahlka: Coding a better government
12:11 · Filmed February 2012 at TED2012 · Subtitles available in 34 languages

Can government be run like the Internet, permissionless and open? Coder and activist Jennifer Pahlka believes it can — and that apps, built quickly and cheaply, are a powerful new way to connect citizens to their governments — and their neighbors.

Code activist
Jennifer Pahlka is the founder of Code for America, which matches software geniuses with US cities to reboot local services. Full bio
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