Joshua Tauberer is the creator and operator of govtrack.us, a website that helps people track the activities of the U.S. Congress. In this conversation with host Jon Udell he discusses his ongoing efforts to acquire official information from various sources, provide useful tracking and analytical services, and encourage citizen participation.
Joshua Tauberer launched GovTrack.us in 2004 and has since been involved in congressional transparency both at a technical and at a policy level, such as helping to draft technical recommendations for the House of Representatives in the Open House Project Report. He is currently finishing his PhD in linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania.
This free podcast is from our Jon Udell's Interviews with Innovators series.