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Civic Technology: Civic > Tech

It’s been about 2 years since I transitioned from the World Bank to my current position at Humanity United. It was not easy for me to take a break from fields I remain passionate about (international development, transparency, data, etc), but I have enjoyed learning and the deep dive into new issues (forced labor, migration, […]

2017… thoughts on curiosity and discovery

As a child, I used to lament that I was born in an era when much of the world had already been “discovered.” All the continents had been mapped. There were no foreign lands to set foot on for the first time. As an adult, I have found that it is taking the curious approach […]

Opportunity does not knock

“Opportunity does not knock. It presents itself when you beat down the door.” – Eric Taylor My friends know that I do not half-ass things. And just as well, because what really gets done in life if we don’t “whole-ass” things? I love what I love, and I invest in it deeply. In the game […]

mission statement: an ode to the internet

So what exactly am I doing here? What do I hope to accomplish with this site and newly re-minted digital presence? There is something about this venture that reminds me of my very first experiences of the web- namely, the fun of setting up my own personal site (Geocities, baby!) back in 1995. Even in […]