|Catherine Bracy speaking at Leanstartup. Photo by Jakub Mosur on Flickr|
I notice that Germany is just about to launch, and Ireland had a soft-launch of their new group in Dublin a few weeks back. In Europe we talk about the importance of teaching code - but usually leave it at just that.
|Inaugural meeting of Code for All Ireland|
or Mark Zuckerberg on writing a repeat.
Compare all of the above to the Code for Europe initiative. It might have all the backing from several companies, but the story is nothing like as strong. That's because these volunteers are focused on capturing an event rather than grabbing the essence of the story.
This needs work. Whereas the video below just cannot compare to Code for America.
Commons4EU - explaining Code for Europe and BuB for Europe initiatives through their fellows. from Commons4EU on Vimeo.