Narrowly defined, hackathons invite a bunch of well-intentioned technologists to sit among themselves for a day to address our most intractable civic challenges.
The day after concluding my excellent month in East Africa, I stumbled jet-lagged into Transportation Camp West for a warm welcome back to the United States, the Bay Area, and transportation data wonkery.
Due to Josh’s work with cell-phone powered radio stations, we had an excuse to spend a month in Uganda, Rwanda, and Tanzania. He posted all the good vacation pictures to Flickr, so here are all the wonky transportation/land use ones.
I’m in Kampala for a few weeks while Josh is working on a mobile telephony / Internet community radio project. In preparation for his group’s presentation to the Uganda Radio Network, I rendered a handful of images.
Asked to design an infographic-style timeline for Students of the World, I made these neat images.
Volume 26 of the Berkeley Planning Journal is live. These nine words represent three major personal accomplishments.
After a highly successful wedding, Josh and I departed quickly for a week on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska. We traded cupcakes and parents for otters and prawns, and Josh almost got eaten by a whale.
“Traditional” wedding registries don’t serve much use to a couple that already shares 600 square feet, so Josh and I made a website to register our honeymoon. This was an excuse for me to draw elk.
I’ve been a fan of the Noun Project for years. Any time you need a simple design of a bike, car, or basically most nouns, they have great user-submitted content. Except the Vermontiest of nouns, until now.
Before leaving a College of Environmental Design, I would be remiss if I didn’t take a legit design studio, especially one co-taught by Elizabeth MacDonald and Allan Jacobs.