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Alex Howard

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Washington, DC
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  open source, digital technology, open data, health it, city and county government, federal government, enterprise technology, government, health care, online politics, civic issues, federal it, digital media, innovation, privacy, big data, social media, open government, internet, technology, tech policy

Deputy Director @SunFoundation | Dad, husband, writer, citizen, chef, cyclist, skeptical optimist, cereal dilettante | alex@sunlightfoundation.com 📱4108499808

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Alexander B. Howard was the Washington Correspondent for O'Reilly Media, where he wrote about the intersection of government, the Internet and society, including how technology is being used to help citizens, cities, and national governments solve large-scale problems. He is an authority on the u...

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@digiphile — 259,794 followers, 150,196 tweets

May 29, 2017

RT @NASA: Today on #MemorialDay, we honor the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country. https://t.co/5GyjmqI81N

May 29, 2017

RT @BarackObama: Forever grateful for the service and sacrifice of all who fought to protect our freedoms and defend this country we…

May 29, 2017

RT @POTUS: The violent attacks in Portland on Friday are unacceptable. The victims were standing up to hate and intolerance. Our prayers are w/ them.

May 29, 2017

The way @jaketapper uses Twitter to collect & share memories of the fallen on #memorialday annually is one of the best uses of this platform

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Health columnist, Colby Echo

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Ford Prefect