News Story: Courting Suburban Civic Hackers in Illinois (Tech President)

Today TechPresident covered the Illinois Open Technology Challenge: Courting Suburban Civic Hackers in Illinois. Snip:

“In each one of these places government people and developers for the first time … have been in the same room together,” said Daniel X. O’Neil, the executive director of the Smart Chicago Collaborative who gains his civic hacking cred, in part, by having co-founded Everyblock. “You had the mayor of Rockford talking with developers and the Rockford CTO talking about data that they had just published the same day.”

Courting Suburban Civic Hackers in Illinois | TechPresident