Baratunde on how to code back

Baratunde on CfA from Code for America on Vimeo.

Internet Renaissance man Baratunde Thurston is the latest tech celebrity to pitch the Code for America fellowship program targeted to developers, designers, researchers, data enthusiasts, urban planners and entrepreneurs who want to make a civic difference.

Baratunde is the founder and CEO of Cultivated Wit, author of “How To Be Black” and served as The Onion’s digital director for five years. According to his bio, he also “has more than 10 years experience in standup comedy, and more than 30 years experience being black.”

Deadline July 31: Apply to be a Code for America fellow here.

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