Free the nerds! Posted by Craig Newmark | January 9, 2009 Free the nerds! Shares Okay, today the New America Foundation had the Wiki White House event with several smart people, like Ellen Miller from Sunlight Foundation and also myself. Judging from the blogging here and here my contribution was to extol the work of the Federal Web Managers Council as described on TechPresident.com. Bev Goodwin and others from FWMC were there. My key exhortation: Free the Nerds! They're ready to start transforming government, on all levels.