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18F And A More Agile United States With Zachary Cohn

Zachary Cohn was the first person I thought of when I decided to make a podcast in which I interview people working with the public sector. He has an impressive list of accomplishments, but the one we're discussing today is his recent work with 18F. 18F is a rather young government agency housed under the General Services Administration. Their purpose is to support agencies in transforming the way they deliver digital services and technology products. Zac has spent the last two years...

Duration: 00:42:29

Dissolving a Village With Dale Holderman

As promised, I have re-edited this episode to cut it down to a reasonable time and actually add the intro and outro. This interview is one of the first conversations I wanted to have when Tyler 2040 was first conceived. In 2013, my hometown of Keeseville, NY, ceased to exist. The village had voted to dissolve into the two surrounding towns of AuSable and Chesterfield. At the time, that was the craziest thing I had ever heard. Looking back, it's sort of like the UK voting to leave the EU....

Duration: 00:36:20

Health Care By Otto Von Bismarck

After a long cold open, I'm talking to you about my experiences and some basic research into the Bismarck model of national health care. This is the system used in Germany, Japan, and France. Check out these resources to learn more. Healthcare Triage's YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/thehealthcaretriage The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care by T.R. Reid https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003XQEVMQ ISBN: 0143118218

Duration: 00:18:55

Defending The Public With Jacob M. Painter

I sit down with Jacob M. Painter, Attorney-at-Law on his home turf in Clinton County, New York to discuss public defense. Public defense is the assignment of a defense attorney to an individual who is unable to afford one. The defendant does not pay out-of-pocket for this, as it is a right guaranteed by law for lower income individuals. We talk about the details of how the process works, touch on his experiences, and I get an in-depth explanation of bail. If you're ever looking for an...

Duration: 00:43:04

Field Trip! City Council In Poplar Bluff

Tyler 2040 is on the road! I crashed a city council meeting in Poplar Bluff, MO. I learned a lot! And it gave me just a little bit more hope for our current government systems. I'm going to keep doing these field trips, and if you want, I'll keep sharing with you. Please go to the Tyler 2040 page on Facebook and leave me some comments. I'd love to chat about this experience with you. Specifically, this was the January 17th, 2017 meeting, which you can find at the Poplar Bluff City Council...

Duration: 00:15:32

Elena Is Invoicing Scientists at UW

Welcome to Tyler 2040. This is the second part of my interview with Elena O'Neill, who was working as a fiscal analyst in the grants and contracts department of the University of Washington, In this second part, Elena and I are discussing her duties and the important role of university research. Elena's infectious energy made this an exciting episode for me, and I hope you enjoyed it too. If you want more Tyler 2040, including the first half of this interview, you can find the podcast on...

Duration: 00:29:09

Austin is Keeping Vermont Green

Welcome to Episode 2 of the podcast! This time I'm speaking with Austin Davis. Austin works with environmental activist organization 350VT and is a registered lobbyist in the state of Vermont. We discuss the unique ability of small states to test drive policy, the infamous Act 250, and what it really means to lobby a politician. (Reupload)

Duration: 00:49:51