Tech books: The 10 best reads of 2015

Smart Citizens, Smarter State: The Technologies of Expertise and the Future of Governing by Beth Noveck

Former head of the White House Open Gov Initiative, Noveck was at the forefront of the movement towards an open and collaborative government. In her new book, she explores why an open government is critical for democracy, and what the challenges––and solutions––are for integrating new technology into the system to encourage citizen participation. Check out TechRepublic's interview with Noveck for a deeper look into the subject.


By Hope Reese

Hope Reese is a writer based in Louisville, Kentucky, currently living in Budapest. Her work has appeared in the Atlantic, the Boston Globe, Vox, Vice and other publications.