Episode #15 – Code for Miami: A Code for America Brigade Does Open Civic Technology

In this episode, we discuss the work of Code for Miami with Rebekah Monson and Ernie Hsiung. You can reach Rebekah on Twitter @rsm and Ernie @ErnieAtLYD. Code for Miami a Code for America Brigade – a group of self-organized volunteer civic hackers – for the Miami area. Code for Miami is a group of developers, designers, data geeks, leaders, and idea-makers who volunteer to help government and civic organizations adopt open web technologies for Miami-Dade County, Florida. They run several cool projects, including TextMyBusMIA, MiamiDecoded, and the FL Legislature Tracker.  You can find out more about them on their website at codeformiami.org.
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Code for Miami Projects

Alex Fink

Editor & Host at The OKCast
In addition to hosting the OKCast, I am a Ph.D. student in Youth Studies at the University of Minnesota. I study methods of making research to document injustice and resistance available to young people to create social change. My particular focus is on the political economy and ecology of data, including data collection, data use, data access/sharing, data economics, and the ideologies surrounding it.
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