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How the next president can use technology to make government better

President Barack Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan visit a classroom at the Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) in Brooklyn, Oct. 25, 2013.

Have you recently had to literally fax a document to the government? Or worse, physically stand in line for something that could’ve been done online? The government is generally not quick on the tech uptake, but a new report says it could be and it could make the country run so much better.

What will the future of government and technology look like under Clinton or, ugh, Trump? Beth Noveck, the cofounder and director of Brooklyn’s GovLab at NYU Tandon has an idea of what she thinks in her new report, coauthored with GovLab cofounder Stefaan Verhulst, Encouraging and Sustaining Innovation in Government: Technology and Innovation in the Next Administration.

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