I want to create a better way for folks to get involved in civic hacking in NYC. This will require building a path to discover us, helping people understand how to get involved, and showing them enough value for their time that they effectively join the community. There are three goals that I’d like the following folks […]
When I moved to NYC four months ago, I already sorely missed my civic hacking community I left behind in Austin. I only knew a few folks here, and there was a lot to get acquainted with. I did know at least one thing might be familiar: the local civic tech hack night. But I couldn’t find it.
We need to overhaul our project management. To get there, and to work in the open, let’s start by clearly defining the problem, the fundamental challenges, and our circumstances. At Open Austin, our projects are for public good and made in the open. Compared to many open source projects that are often for developers, by […]
Leading organizational efforts on projects, onboarding new members, and helping the organization succeed
Helping communities in need of healthier food options to gain access
Helping citizens prototype and actively build their future city
How things big and small can be made accessible through a common network and identifiable as an array of networked devices.
Increase and improve the transparency and fairness of democratic processes and institutions at home and abroad
We helped urban farmers and gardeners access and engage in the drafting process of Atlanta’s first Urban Agriculture Zoning Ordinance
Reintroducing opportunity to Ghana’s mining blights by enabling the public to report injustices, announce improvements, and invite international attention and investment