Alissa Black

Alissa Black directs the New America Foundation's California Civic Innovation Project, which is exploring the use of innovative technologies, policies, and practices that engage disadvantaged communities in public decision-making throughout California.

Future Tense
Jan. 18 2013 5:22 PMYelp's Move To Incorporate Health Inspection Information Is a Huge Step for Open Data
Future Tense
Sept. 5 2012 8:00 AMThe Most Important Information Missing From YelpCrowdsourcing sites and local government should pool their data to better inform consumers.
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Working
Nov. 27 2014 12:31 PM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 11 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a helicopter paramedic about his workday.