Episode 67: Civic Software with Alex Pedersen and Abhi Nemani
Civic Software with Alex Pedersen and Abhi Nemani
This week, we have Alex Pedersen of Polco and Abhi Nemani of EthosLabs. They're both involved in various uses of technology to increase civic engagement. We'll talk about how technology can improve the public sector and why technologists should be interested in public sector work.
02:09 - Technology and Civic + Political Engagement
06:14 - Risks of Making the Government More Technological
10:01 - Balancing Conversations Amongst Citizens
12:18 - Building and Designing Software for Government vs Commercial Use
14:39 - Getting Involved in Government, Civic Engagement, and the Public Sector
Special Guests: Abhi Nemani and Alex Pederson.