The Tinder Approach to Fixing Our Government

Every couple of years, most of us go to the polls and cast a ballot for the people we want to represent us. But otherwise, how involved are we in making decisions about how our country is governed?

When Beth Noveck went to work at the White House in 2009, she had a vision for making the government less of a bureaucratic monolith that’s literally hidden behind bomb-blast curtains, and making the government more open. She thought that by experimenting with new technology, we could get everyday experts involved in shaping our policies.