Programmers around the world collaborate on mission critical systems like Linux using democratic/distributed version control Git.
Why not have our legislation and contracts drawn up the same way? If Mayor Bloomberg can go to coding school, maybe all legislators can learn Git and we can diff who is adding what to these mission-critical documents.
Watch Clay Shirky on this -
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