From hacker to wonk

This week on the always excellent Command Line podcast, Thomas Gideon -- senior staff technologist for the New America Foundation -- describes his journey from programmer to technology wonk (MP3), explaining the relationship between code and policy.

3 Responses to “From hacker to wonk”

  1. inkfumes says:

    Wonk? Did I miss the creation of a new colloquialism?

  2. Wonk is a term from politics, it means: “Someone who is just like a nerd but advises people who are too cool to listen to nerds.” ;-D

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