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Five Pieces of Advice For New Civic Hackers

BY Nick Judd | Tuesday, February 12 2013

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is getting ready to invest a lot of money in the idea that technology can help scrape the rust from the corroded gears of American democracy. This being our jam at techPresident, I'm going to put on my editor's hat and editorialize: If you become involved and decide to enter the field of civic hacking, here are five things you ought to know. Read More

Meet the White House Presidential Innovation Fellows

BY Nick Judd | Thursday, August 23 2012

The White House this morning announced the 18 techies and experts who will spend six months working on one of five projects using technology to try and improve government as part of the White House Presidential Innovation Fellows program. Read More

The Europe Roundup: PdF Meetup Everywhere - in Europe, Too!

BY Antonella Napolitano | Monday, July 11 2011

PdF Meetup Everywhere - in Europe, Too! July 12th (tomorrow!) is Worldwide PdF Meetup Day! It's an experiment and an opportunity to come together with fellow PdFers in your community, people who are excited by how ... Read More

Daily Digest: Renewing the Push for Open Government by Law, by Code

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, December 2 2008

Opening the Transition: Overnight, a new site went up detailing a push by Stanford professor Larry Lessig to petition the Obama-Biden transition to abide by not only the letter of open government principles, but the ... Read More