News Story: Hackers Called Into Civic Duty

Today I was reffedd in a story in the Wall Street Journal covering the great work of civic hackers in Chicago:

Hackers Called Into Civic Duty
Chicago, Other Cities Work With Programmers to Leverage Data Troves for Public Purpose

Snip:

“People still think hacking is getting people’s credit-card numbers from J.C. Penney,” said Daniel X. O’Neil, executive director of the Smart Chicago Collaborative, a nonprofit using technology to improve city life. “Now we work pretty closely with the city and the state.”

Full story:

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