I'm a civic oriented web developer with wide ranging interests in public policy. I'm interested in leveraging web technology to improve everything from education to criminal justice to transportation policy.
The worlds of hackers and journalists are coming together as reporting goes digital and Internet companies become media empires. Journalists call themselves hacks, someone who can churn out words in any situation. Hackers use the digital equivalent of duct tape to whip out code.
This group is to bring all these people together -- those who are working to help people make sense of their world. Help us build the future of media!
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