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Share & reuse open source code from the Federal Government

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Jason Shen
@jasonshen · Product Manager, Etsy
As a 2013 Presidential Innovation Fellow, I saw how hard the Obama administration was working to make the Federal Government a more open and transparent entity. It's not easy! There are so many agencies and a lot of people with differing opinions about the value (and effort) of making things open and transparent. This platform, built by 2015 and 2016 Presi… See more
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Mike Coutermarsh
@mscccc · Code @ Product Hunt
To me, the most incredible part of this is how much time/$$$ it's going to save gov agencies when building software. It's really mind blowing how awesome this is. In "startup land", we're constantly reusing and contributing to as much open source as possible. It's saves huge amounts of time & we can get way more done with less people. Prior to initiati… See more
 
Filippo Mursia
@mrdobelina · Digital PM @ Gabriela Hearst
Cool, NASA info are interesting. A friend of mine is working on an app about planets, coudn't make him more happy with that.
Matija Abicic
@matijaabicic · Head of Product Strategy at Sysrepublic
It would be cool if NSA shared some of the code...
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Mike Coutermarsh
@mscccc · Code @ Product Hunt
One of my favorite examples. https://github.com/18F/analytics... Instead of every city making their own analytics dashboard. They reuse this code. SAVING YOUR TAX $$$. COOL RIGHT?!