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Pahlka on the power of code

A certain slice of the tech community was abuzz on May 30 when Code for America founder Jennifer Pahlka announced she was coming to Washington to work with U.S. CTO Todd Park as Deputy CTO for Government Innovation. For many agency IT professionals, however, Pahlka -- whose non-profit is based in San Francisco and focused on local, not federal, government -- is a little-known commodity.

For anyone wondering what makes Pahlka tick, her 2012 TED talk on "coding a better government" is a good place to start:

Posted by Troy K. Schneider on Jun 03, 2013 at 12:10 PM


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