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Morphing your Ruby into Civil Tech

Morphing your Ruby into Civil Tech

A lightning talk given by Keith Pitty & Henare Degan at the Sydney Ruby or Rails meetup on 8 March 2016

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Keith Pitty

March 08, 2016
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  1. Morphing your Ruby into Civic Tech Henare Degan & Keith

    Pitty
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  3. institutional transparency

  4. personal privacy

  5. “we’re getting it profoundly backwards”

  6. “freedom of information is broken”

  7. what can we do?

  8. “use the power of the medium in its own protection”

  9. how can we contribute?

  10. “do what you love in service of the work”

  11. community

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  13. theyvoteforyou.org.au

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  19. other projects

  20. righttoknow.org.au

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  25. Rails app

  26. used in 25 jurisdictions worldwide

  27. planning alerts.org.au

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  30. scrapers

  31. morph.io

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  35. OpenAustralia

  36. would you like to contribute?

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