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Open source culture: Do you vote with your code or participation?

open innovation
CTO of Getable, Mikeal Rogers, talks open source and the Github generation. What's the next big thing on the innovation horizon? And who's leading...Read more

How is a local Wiki project different than Wikipedia?

lightning talk
Reid Serozi ( @reidserozi ), founder of TriangleWiki , explains how the project was created from the structure of LocalWiki , a platform and storage...Read more

OpenOakland: Another city learns the value of open communication

Government can't be a vending machine
I recently co-founded an organization called OpenOakland with Code for America alumni Eddie Tejeda. One of our passions was that we both believe that...Read more

Contest aims to give open source projects a second wind

Race for Reuse
The Code for America Brigade recently launched Race for Reuse . It's a different kind of contest that aims to increase adoption of existing open...Read more

Which Code for America app could help improve civic engagement in your location?

Race for Reuse
The Code for America Brigade recently launched Race for Reuse . It's a different kind of contest that aims to increase adoption of existing open source projects with real dollars. The goal isn't to build something brand new—it's to encourage volunteer teams (called "brigades") across the U.S. to stand up and support existing open source projects. Because one of the more difficult parts of deploying open source apps is building the user community around the projects and getting citizens engaged. There are four apps that brigades are competing with:Read more

How bikers and artists create community with LocalWiki

Golden Gate Bridge
If you're a civic hacker then you know nothing brings developers together like the shared experience of solving a hard problem. But for you, "solving...Read more

LocalWiki project spawns open source communities

LocalWiki project spawns open source communities
Who says open source is all about code and hackathons have to stick to computer hacking? Code Across America is a different kind of open source...Read more