• Introducing MorningCheckin 03 Apr 2013 Reading the latest hullabaloo about whether standups are poisonous or not made me realize that I forgot to give a proper introduction of MorningCheckin, an app originally designed for our team to bring our morning standup meetings online. Read more...
    • Government domain names - what happened? 31 Mar 2013 It’s a gloomy Easter Sunday here in Oakland, and as I prepare to dive back into a workweek of trying to solve some serious issues in government, I want to take a break and investigate a much more pedantic one: why is government so terrible at domain names? Read more...
    • Language matters 14 Feb 2013 I am wholly of the belief that programmers shouldn't define themselves by the language they code in. Not only is one's choice of language far less important than their ability to write clear, concise, and structured code, but I also can't see how anybody could avoid writing code in all but the language they prefer. For me, working on civic technology, it's pretty much a necessity that I can contribute to projects of different languages, not to mention working across the stack from backend to front. Read more...
    • Be your own code review 22 Nov 2012
    • Your taxes are not well-spent 04 Nov 2012
    • Open Source Software and the US Government 28 Sep 2012
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