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Price Transparency, Civic Tech, & Working at the White House

  • Mar 5, 2014 · 6:30 PM
  • Bouncing Pixel

Please join us and welcome Robert Read to Houston.  Robert is currently a Presidential Innovation Fellow working on PricesPaid, a web application that promotes financial transparency.  He'll tell us all about his project, and what it's like to work on civic technology at the White House!

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  • Jesse W.

    Thought I could fly in and attend. Negatory :(

    1 · March 5, 2014

  • Jeff R.

    Hey everyone! I'm very excited to see you all tomorrow night. We'll be at Bouncing Pixel's new office (2802 Albany). It's a beautiful, modern house-like office. Feel free to park on the street, walk in the front door, and go up the stairs. We'll get started around 630p. Thanks!

    March 4, 2014

  • Robert L. R.

    One of the things that I intend to present is my 6 tips for federal innovators:

    March 2, 2014

  • Charlie L.

    Sorry .. will be at SXSW Interactive in Austin. Look forward to future events though. WriteAThon was awesome.

    February 28, 2014

  • Robert L. R.

    Actually, I don't really work at the White House, but I go to the complex sometimes---it's a big complex.

    I'm planning to adjust my talk based on what the audience wants to hear about. However, one of my main goals is to explain the Presidential Innovation Fellowship and try to recruit people to apply for it in upcoming rounds.

    Additionally, I'll be talking about my own programming project, called P3 or "PricesPaid", which consists of 4 repos that can be found starting here:

    However, I can also talk a little about some other projects, like GreenButton, BlueButton, FBOpen, etc.

    I can slant my talk to the geek side or the policy/human interest side based on what people want to hear about.

    1 · February 21, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm a maybe depending on where it is and how the rest of the day goes. Got to love Houston Traffic.

    February 17, 2014

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