Traditional devops tools and approaches have been designed and optimized primarily to serve Silicon Valley’s narrow-but-dominant model of scale and success. It’s a world where many people work together to build cathedrals with global ambitions. Areas of great importance to realizing the future society we all may want to see go utterly neglected by the most powerful forces of transformation today. Not because they’re not worth doing, but because they don’t fit that model. In this talk, we’ll look at how Habitat can change the equation in public education and civic hacking.