Tag: Technology

Advancing AI Is Alarming but There’s Hope

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Angelica Wedell, Director of Communications and Marketing at Polco. Follow me on Twitter and LinkedIn! What I’m Reading: Peggy and Me by Miranda Hart What I’m Watching: Stranger Things Social AI distorts views of the world. Well-designed technology can make it better.  – By Jessie O’Brien, Ed. Angelica Wedell –  … Continued

Podcast: The Opportunity Project, Open Data and Technology

Haley Ashcom Communications Strategist Census Open Innovation Labs LinkedIn | Twitter Katya Abazajian Fellow Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation LinkedIn | Twitter | Bio Rebecca Ierardo Senior Associate Centre for Public Impact LinkedIn Open innovation for all. Three guests joined the podcast to talk about The Opportunity Project, or TOP, which is a … Continued

Podcast: Innovation, Procurement, and Technology with Nick Lyell, CivStart

Nick Lyell Co-Founder and Chief Impact Officer CivStart LinkedIn | Bio Honest and inclusive ecosystems. Nick Lyell, the Co-Founder and Chief Impact Officer for CivStart, joined the podcast to talk about connecting startups with local governments. He discussed the programs that CivStart runs including challenge-based procurement and pilot programs. He also talked about the mission … Continued

A Communications Wake-up Call

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Danielle Rogers, Community Marketing Manager for Newton, Iowa. Connect with her on LinkedIn and Twitter. Listening To: The Wine & Crime Podcast. A true crime / comedy podcast. From their website “Join three childhood friends as they chug wine, chat true crime, and unleash their worst Minnesota accents!” Reading: Ariadne … Continued

Podcast: Civic Technology and Public Service with Cyd Harrell

Cyd Harrell Civic Design Consultant & Author Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter Move carefully and fix things. Cyd Harrell joined the podcast to talk about her new book, A Civic Technologist’s Practice Guide. She shared her perspective on working in civic technology as a volunteer and as part of the Federal Government for 18F. She … Continued

Podcast: Technology & Change Management with Jamie Hellen, Franklin, MA

Jamie Hellen Town Administrator Town of Franklin, Massachusetts LinkedIn Doing it all. Jamie Hellen, Town Administrator for the Town of Franklin, Massachusetts, joined the podcast to talk about innovation, change management, and responding to COVID-19. He shared how the Town takes a customer focused approach to their work and the freedom departments have to implement … Continued

Podcast: Civic Hacking with Amanda Renteria, Code for America

Amanda Renteria CEO Code for America Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter Reimagining government. Amanda Renteria, the CEO of Code for America, joined the podcast to talk about using technology to serve communities and use technology for good. She discussed how Code for America wants to encourage a delivery driven government that starts with people it … Continued

Podcast: Data Driven Road Maintenance in Savannah, GA

Heath Lloyd Chief Infrastructure & Development Officer City of Savannah, Georgia Bio | LinkedIn Joe Shearouse Assistant to the City Manager City of Savannah, Georgia LinkedIn Stuart Frick Partner Success Lead RoadBotics LinkedIn Using data and technology to monitor streets. Three guests joined the podcast to talk about how the City of Savannah, Georgia is … Continued

Podcast: US Digital Response and COVID-19 with Raylene Yung

Raylene Yung Co-Founder & CEO US Digital Response LinkedIn | Twitter Support for crisis response. Raylene Yung, the Co-Founder and CEO of US Digital Response, joined the podcast to talk about how they are connecting technologists to work with governments in responding to the COVID-19 crisis. These volunteers with experience in software and technology help … Continued

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