Open source democracy

Great Clay Shirky TED Talk on how distributed version control and “having access to all the source code all of the time” will one day change the way government works. If you’re too busy to watch it in its entirety, the last five minutes are well worth your time.

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Luke Fretwell is the founder of GovFresh. He advises civic and government-focused businesses, including CivicActions and NuCivic, and actively leads or supports key civic initiatives, including GovPress, Agile Government Leadership, CityCamp and OpenFBO. Connect with him on Twitter and LinkedIn or email at luke@govfresh.com.

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