Episode 67

Civic Software with Alex Pedersen and Abhi Nemani

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Civic Software with Alex Pedersen and Abhi Nemani

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This week, we have Alex Pedersen of Polco and Abhi Nemani of EthosLabs. They're both involved in various uses of technology to increase civic engagement. We'll talk about how technology can improve the public sector and why technologists should be interested in public sector work.

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02:09 - Technology and Civic + Political Engagement

06:14 - Risks of Making the Government More Technological

10:01 - Balancing Conversations Amongst Citizens

12:18 - Building and Designing Software for Government vs Commercial Use

14:39 - Getting Involved in Government, Civic Engagement, and the Public Sector

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