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Bill Hunt
Washington, DC, US

Chief Enterprise Architect at the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Previously: #CloudSmart lead for OMB (The White House), USDS at the VA, Sunlight Foundation, OpenGov Foundation, etc. Enthusiastic about Transparency, Civic Tech, Open Data, and Tea. More about me.

Recent projects:

Bash Basics

May 10, 2015

Most Unix systems (including OS X) provide a large number of fantastic tools for manipulating data right out of the box.  If you have been writing small Python/Ruby/Node scripts to perform transformations or just to manage your data, you’ll probably find that there are already tools written to do what you want.

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Programming Books

Nov 6, 2014

I’ve started a list of books to improve help programmers improve their craft.  It’s also grown to include topics on management, design, business, and philosophy.  Have a look!

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Setting the Standards for Open Government Data

Jun 17, 2014

City and state governments across America are adopting Open Data policies at a fantastic clip. Technology hotbed San Francisco has one, but places far from Silicon Valley – like Pittsburgh, PA – are also joining the municipal open data movement. The increasing availability of free tools and enthusiastic volunteer software developers has opened the door for a vast amount of new government data to be made publicly available in digital form. But merely putting this data out there on the Internet is only the first step.

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The Iceberg of Knowledge: A Quick Parable on Learning

Jun 4, 2014

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Apr 10, 2014

A Brief Summary

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