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Technology and the Imperative of Citizenship

By Administrator | 17 March 2016

"President Obama is traveling to South by Southwest tomorrow — the first sitting President to do so. In Austin, he’s going to make the case for people “from all walks of life, working inside or outside of government, to help us make this democracy even stronger.” When it comes to tech, the President has had many firsts: the first “Social Media President;” the first President to appoint a Chief Technology Officer; the first President whose White House had built an online civic engagement platform, We The People; the first President with his own tech startups in theUnited States Digital Service (USDS), 18F, and the Presidential Innovation Fellows. But this Administration’s use of technology is not about novelty. Instead it is rooted in the President’s broader vision about citizenship and service." Read more

Jason Goldman Medium 11 Mar 2016

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