Talking Drones at the MIT Media Lab

On my way through Boston this week, I swung by the MIT Media Lab’s Center for Civic Media to give an informal talk about the Wapichan’s monitoring work and Digital Democracy.

Talking Drones at the MIT Media Lab

On my way through Boston this week, I swung by the MIT Media Lab’s Center for Civic Media to give an informal talk about the Wapichan’s monitoring work and Digital Democracy.

Guerrilla Cartography: Global Peer Review

I joined Guerrilla Cartography because, well, the name. But turns out it’s also an incredible team of academic spatial nerds with an eye for radically opening both mapmaking and academic access.

Guerrilla Cartography: Global Peer Review

I joined Guerrilla Cartography because, well, the name. But turns out it’s also an incredible team of academic spatial nerds with an eye for radically opening both mapmaking and academic access.

Digital Democracy, Part II: Guyana

Guyana is one of the most densely biodiverse countries on the planet. And this month I spent two weeks in its southern savannah working with forest monitors to document indigenous land claims.

Digital Democracy, Part II: Guyana

Guyana is one of the most densely biodiverse countries on the planet. And this month I spent two weeks in its southern savannah working with forest monitors to document indigenous land claims.

Unplanned Jungle Tech Detox

During a bumpy, hour-long motocab ride out of Iquitos, Peru, my iPhone popped out of my pocket, out of the loosely scaffolded vehicle, and onto the potholed and rocky street. By the time I realized it was gone, it was

Unplanned Jungle Tech Detox

During a bumpy, hour-long motocab ride out of Iquitos, Peru, my iPhone popped out of my pocket, out of the loosely scaffolded vehicle, and onto the potholed and rocky street. By the time I realized it was gone, it was

Digital Democracy, Part I: Peru

Last month I joined Digital Democracy, an Oakland-based nonprofit that brings technology to indigenous communities in South America to protect their land rights and fight climate change. I’ve joined for a little while to advise them on how to grow

Digital Democracy, Part I: Peru

Last month I joined Digital Democracy, an Oakland-based nonprofit that brings technology to indigenous communities in South America to protect their land rights and fight climate change. I’ve joined for a little while to advise them on how to grow

Microsites with the engine room

This past month, I lent a graphic hand to the good folks at the engine room to turn out two microsites.

Microsites with the engine room

This past month, I lent a graphic hand to the good folks at the engine room to turn out two microsites.

UX Sprint with SpaceDog

Because it seems like there’s no shortage of terrible things to organize against, and only so much time to do it, I joined SpaceDog this week to build a microsite for Ultraviolet about anti-abortion terrorism.

UX Sprint with SpaceDog

Because it seems like there’s no shortage of terrible things to organize against, and only so much time to do it, I joined SpaceDog this week to build a microsite for Ultraviolet about anti-abortion terrorism.

MapTime Oakland

MapTime is a global community of mapmaking enthusiasts, and I’ve been wrangling the Oakland chapter for the past few months.

MapTime Oakland

MapTime is a global community of mapmaking enthusiasts, and I’ve been wrangling the Oakland chapter for the past few months.

Oakland Urban Paths

What’s the largest group of people you’ve ever convinced to walk under a freeway with you? This month I led an Oakland Urban Paths walk of Oakland’s estuary and Lake Merritt channel titled: Water and Change.

Oakland Urban Paths

What’s the largest group of people you’ve ever convinced to walk under a freeway with you? This month I led an Oakland Urban Paths walk of Oakland’s estuary and Lake Merritt channel titled: Water and Change.

TransportationCamp California

TransportationCamp organized an unconference day during CalACT’s (California Association for Coordinated Transportation) Fall Conference in Sonoma County. This was an exciting departure from TranspoCamp’s usual urban habitat, and revealed an off distinction around innovation.

TransportationCamp California

TransportationCamp organized an unconference day during CalACT’s (California Association for Coordinated Transportation) Fall Conference in Sonoma County. This was an exciting departure from TranspoCamp’s usual urban habitat, and revealed an off distinction around innovation.