New Paper: School Siting and Walkability

A full four years after graduate school, my last research paper has been accepted by the peer reviewed California Journal of Politics and Policy, published by the Institute of Governmental Studies and UC Berkeley.

New Paper: School Siting and Walkability

A full four years after graduate school, my last research paper has been accepted by the peer reviewed California Journal of Politics and Policy, published by the Institute of Governmental Studies and UC Berkeley.

Goodbye, BlinkTag

After several years (seven since my first proposal, three since becoming an owner), my time at BlinkTag is finally drawing to a close. While I pause to reflect, here are my favorite projects from the wonderfully weird and continuously auspicious

Goodbye, BlinkTag

After several years (seven since my first proposal, three since becoming an owner), my time at BlinkTag is finally drawing to a close. While I pause to reflect, here are my favorite projects from the wonderfully weird and continuously auspicious

Participatory Budgeting

What is Participatory Budgeting? How can cities use technology to expand participation, without diluting the experience of its positive effects? I explored these questions in an investigation for The Engine Room which has now been translated into three languages.

Participatory Budgeting

What is Participatory Budgeting? How can cities use technology to expand participation, without diluting the experience of its positive effects? I explored these questions in an investigation for The Engine Room which has now been translated into three languages.

YIMBYtown

I designed another image for East Bay Forward. This time, it’s YIMBY beavers for the YIMBYtown conference. Beavers are already nature’s engineers. Are they nature’s best neighbors, too?

YIMBYtown

I designed another image for East Bay Forward. This time, it’s YIMBY beavers for the YIMBYtown conference. Beavers are already nature’s engineers. Are they nature’s best neighbors, too?

Mammoth at MacArthur

As a lurker on the East Bay Forward list, I’ve been following the “Mammoth In MacArthur”* project. I was in Barcelona when they put out a call for a t-shirt design. After a day mesmerized by Antoni Gaudí’s Sagrada Família, I

Mammoth at MacArthur

As a lurker on the East Bay Forward list, I’ve been following the “Mammoth In MacArthur”* project. I was in Barcelona when they put out a call for a t-shirt design. After a day mesmerized by Antoni Gaudí’s Sagrada Família, I

Writing about Security

As I’ve waded into security research, I’m most struck by how people seem to equate something that is hard with something that must be a good idea.

Writing about Security

As I’ve waded into security research, I’m most struck by how people seem to equate something that is hard with something that must be a good idea.

That Time I Was Quoted In The New Yorker

I was quoted in The New Yorker today. It was kind of weird, and got me thinking about how we should report on privacy.

That Time I Was Quoted In The New Yorker

I was quoted in The New Yorker today. It was kind of weird, and got me thinking about how we should report on privacy.

A Very Special DevSummit

On digital security training, propaganda, and what happens when you’ve been working from the US to digitally protect activists abroad, and suddenly you’re asking them to help protect your neighbors at home.

A Very Special DevSummit

On digital security training, propaganda, and what happens when you’ve been working from the US to digitally protect activists abroad, and suddenly you’re asking them to help protect your neighbors at home.

Whistleblowing Responsibly

For the past few months, I’ve been contracting to The Engine Room to support their responsible data research. A few finished reports and posts will trickle in over the next few months, starting with this one on the Responsible Data

Whistleblowing Responsibly

For the past few months, I’ve been contracting to The Engine Room to support their responsible data research. A few finished reports and posts will trickle in over the next few months, starting with this one on the Responsible Data

Advanced Planning: Wedding Edition

I have a reputation as an organized person. After three requests in the past three weeks, here’s everything I learned planning the best wedding of all time with Josh in 2013.

Advanced Planning: Wedding Edition

I have a reputation as an organized person. After three requests in the past three weeks, here’s everything I learned planning the best wedding of all time with Josh in 2013.