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Gavin Newsom

Digital Transformation at Scale

Andrew Greenway, Ben Terrett, Mike Bracken, Tom Loosemore

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Proudly Serving

Rebecca Woodbury, Marlena Medford, Luke Fretwell

Revolution 2.0

Wael Ghonim


Andy Greenberg

The Perfect Weapon

David E. Sanger

Working in Public

Nadia Eghbal

Direct message

Angie Quirarte

Angie Quirarte

Civic techie, bureaucracy hacker, dot connecter

Carla Briceno

Carla Briceno

CEO and co-founder, Bixal

Joe DiStefano

Joe DiStefano

Resiliency planner, startup founder, SimCity aficionado

Marlena Medford

Marlena Medford

Civic tech evangelizer. Storyteller. Diversity seeker.


Jerome Hardaway

Jerome Hardaway

Empowering veterans through code.


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Census Open Innovation Labs

Trailblazing open government through cross-sector collaboration, design, and technology.

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NASA Technology Transfer Program

Bringing NASA technology down to earth.

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NSA Technology Transfer Program

Transfers NSA-developed technology to industry, academia and other research organizations, benefitting the economy and the Agency mission.

Public Sans

Public Sans

A font for government, by government.

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The Opportunity Project

Use government data to build digital tools with, by, and for the people.

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U.S. Web Design System

A design system for the federal government.


Chief data officers playbook

A web version of the official U.S. government CDO playbook.


A portfolio website theme for civic technologists.

COVID Dashboard

State COVID-19 updates.

Go .gov

Get your .gov domain.






Review: Click Here to Kill Everybody

The must-read security book for every government leader, elected and administrative.

Review: A Civic Technologist's Practice Guide

A must-read for the entire civic spectrum.

Review: Dignity in a Digital Age

Congressman Ro Khanna thinks different about the role of technology and democracy.


Roadmapping government websites

Public roadmaps are a powerful demonstration of civic openness.

Luke Fretwell

Backpacks, bean bags and blue jeans: My take on ‘tech titans,’ 18F and USDS

Two semi-retired government employees still have a bone to pick with 18F and USDS.

Luke Fretwell

Coding a COVID-19 dashboard (with my 13 year-old son)

Adventures in father-son civic hacking.

Luke Fretwell

Making a chief data officers playbook more accessible

And suggestions for the CDO Council.

Luke Fretwell

Civic hacking for '100% .gov'

Re-imagining the government domain name registry experience.

Luke Fretwell

Hello CivicFolio

A portfolio website theme for civic technologists.

Luke Fretwell

Time for government to stop using Medium

A publishing platform that says it's an environment open to everyone doesn't provide equal access to all.

Luke Fretwell

Father-son civic hacking: Open Data Day 2022

Kickstarting USA.GovFresh, beginning with Federal Register open data.

Luke Fretwell

Why and how I built Agile Government Leadership

AGL, which has since evolved into Technologists for the Public Good, was the testing ground for an experiment in what I now call an open civic community of practice.

Luke Fretwell


Mozilla Blog

Updates from Mozilla.

Schneier on Security

An internationally renowned security technologist Bruce Schneier's blog.

The Cybersecurity 202

The Washington Post cybersecurity newsletter.


Updates from the World Wide Web Consortium.


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