Jennifer Pahlka

Coding a better government

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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.

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Jennifer Pahlka · Code activist

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

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