DOBT's Rewiring Government
By The Department of Better Technology
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The Rewiring Government podcast brings you stories from the people in GovTech who get their hands dirty implementing technological change. In each episode, you'll learn how to navigate the institutional pressures aligned against changemakers, and hear what it takes to succeed. It’s easy to be cynical in these contexts, but we won’t be.
||CleanEpisode 6: David Robinson||In this episode of Rewiring Government, CEO Joshua Goldstein talks to David Robinson, principal at Upturn, about civil rights in the digital age. They cover big data, the ethics ruling company research labs, and ways to hold algorithms accountable,...||11/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Swati Mylavarapu||CEO Josh Goldstein and Kleiner-Perkins partner Swati Mylavarapu dive deep into the value of technology companies and the give-and-take needed for real change inside the government.||10/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Aidan Feldman||Guest host Adam Becker and 18F's Aidan Feldman discuss Cloud.gov, some interesting "bureaucracy hacks," and the remaining barriers to real technological change within the federal government. Referenced links: Cloud.gov: cloud.gov 18F's guide to...||9/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Alex Howard||Alex Howard, a senior analyst at the Sunlight Foundation, discusses how government harnesses technology to regain trust, the surprisingly meaningful impact of nonprofit tax data, and trends in open government and police accountability.||8/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Rachel Lunsford||Rachel Lunsford, the project manager of the Blue Button Initiative at the Veteran Affairs Agency, talks about the program's development, managers who say "yes", user feedback, and using "Midwestern nice" to get things done.||5/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Justin Erlich||In the first episode of Rewiring Government, we talk to Justin Erlich, the Data and Technology Advisor to Kamala Harris, California's Attorney General. We discuss Kamala Harris' launch of OpenJustice, one of the most high-profile criminal...||5/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|