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Alex Howard

Washington, DC
Deputy Director, Sun Foundation and Freelance Writer — 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

Dad, husband, writer, citizen, chef, cyclist, skeptical optimist, cereal dilettante. Deputy Director, @SunFoundation. 📱410.849.9808

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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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