I stumbled on this from some link and didn’t recognize it was you till after reading the article. I remember working with you when you led Code for America, San francisco Brigade. I think this is a great article and fits my experience too. Very well written and good explainer for the people at Code for San Francisco.
p.s. I have several projects I’m intending to start at Code for America and would like you’re advice on one in particular that offers a real solution to poverty. It might help to pitch this idea to government, but it’s mostly a free market solution that just needs government to go along with it. If you can look over my slideshow and let me know what you think that would be awesome. . . https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Gkj4lQb83gKHLXTQkw3DUIgWlglZ6Ksw6UYUl9CqSeE/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000