It’s a busy day in the Code for America offices. Coders and Designers work in twos and threes, building out four or five different projects. Suddenly, over the bustle of discussion, a loud falcon scream pierces the air, followed by… Continue reading
Talin Salway graduated from UNLV with a degree in Computer Science in 2009, and has developed web applications since then, including the co-founding of social location site peerCompass.com, which aggregates multiple social feeds — Facebook, Twitter, Gowalla, Foursquare — into user-friendly desktop and mobile apps. He was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout, and was part of a team which placed in the 2009 DefCon badge hacking contest.
A few weeks ago, Boston was experiencing a snow-pocalypse. Inches upon inches of snow had piled up, cutting off businesses and trapping citizens in their home. But early that morning, the Code for America offices received an email: “Hi CFA… Continue reading
I believe technology is vital to the future of government and nationhood in the United States, for three reasons: efficiency, transparency, but most importantly, for fostering a culture of collaboration and active participation. The greatest untapped potential in our society… Continue reading