FLOSS Weekly

Sep 30th 2020

FLOSS Weekly 598

DemocracyLab

Tech For Good
Records live every Wednesday at 12:30pm Eastern / 9:30am Pacific / 16:30 UTC.
Guests: Mark Frischmuth
Category: News

DemocracyLab connects tech for good projects with skilled volunteers. This non-profit sets out to empower people who use technology to advance the common good. Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett talk with Mark Frischmuth, the founder and Executive Director of DemocracyLab. They discuss how DemocracyLab is open to not just software developers but also designers, marketers, and financial analysts, which allows projects to get made and adapted by users. The talk about the importance of technologists stepping up and using their cognitive surplus to create a better world.

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