Peter Karman

Open Source Technologist

Peter Karman is an open source technologist who wrote his first computer program in 1984 and installed his first Linux distribution in 1999. For over two decades he has applied technology to solving problems in high performance computing, non-profit management, public media, education, and government.

Talks
Civic Tech: Open Source and Government
The last five years has seen a dramatic push within US government to apply open source tools and agile development patterns to serve the public and hack the bureaucracy. This talk will cover the examples of 18F and USDS within the federal government.
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Twitter: @peterkarman