GitHub, APIs, and Machine Learning: The Language of Technology and Democracy

print Friday, February 5, 2016 GitHub, APIs, and Machine Learning: The Language of Technology and Democracy GitHub, APIs, and Machine Learning: The Language of Technology and Democracy About the Event Tech literacy is increasingly important for today’s public leaders. Join this week’s student speakers—each with a very different experiences leveraging technology to improve the quality of democratic governance—for an introduction to some of the most common terms, concepts, and tools of digital technologists. Denise Linn (MPP ’15) develops, executes, and evaluates data and other tech projects for Smart Chicago. Aaron Myran (MPP ’17) is former Deputy CTO at Public Interest Network, where he overhauled data management systems, designed new web-based tools, and supervised web-developers. About the Series The Ash Center Student Speaker Series highlights and explores the implications and lessons…


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