In this video, Jennifer Pahlka describes how the Code for America project. As kind of a “Peace Corps for geeks,” the CFA enlists coders and data scientists to help governments become more connected, lean, and participatory through new opportunities for public service.
Code for America helps governments work better for everyone with the people and the power of the web. Through our Fellowship, Accelerator, and Brigade, we’re building a network of cities, citizens, community groups, and startups, all equally committed to reimagining government for the 21st century.
You’ve got to see this! Pahlka also shares some shocking stories about what Big Data tells about the criminal justice system. Read the Full Story.