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Partner, Silicon Valley Software Group; 2013-2014 Reynolds Fellow, Reynolds Journalism Institute
Dan Schultz (@slifty) is a civic hacker and innovator. Specifically, he is a Knight News Challenge winner, a recent graduate from the MIT Media Lab, a not-so-recent graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, and a 2012 Knight-Mozilla Fellow. Schultz lives in Providence, R. I., and wears many hats. He is a visiting programmer in residence at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications; a cofounder of Hyperaudio Inc., a non-profit organization that allows anyone to remix videos in a notepad; and a partner at the Silicon Valley Software Group, an organization dedicated to helping startups solve their technology problems. Schultz is a 2013 Reynolds Fellow working on Truth Goggles, a credibility layer for the Web. He is also a 2013 Sunlight Foundation grant recipient building CivOmega, a “Wolfram Alpha for civic information” that makes it much easier for nerds to make government data useful to normal human beings.