In October 2022, Nick Sementelli shared a concept that he and Alex Baca had conceived for experimenting with city council committees. This was a follow-on from our previous project for exploring neighborhood representatives and their stances on various policies. We developed a “Fantasy Council” game. Anyone can design their own Committees, choosing a Chair, members […]
Interested in knowing who you can vote for in DC’s upcoming election? Check out the new GGWash election visualization and how it was built.
After 10 years at Esri, I’m excited about what I’ve accomplished. And I’m looking forward to many more years.
“What it’s like to be a bird” is an interesting and well-illustrated dive into the biomechanics of birds.
It was my pleasure to present at the Charlottesville Data Bootcamp this Friday. The town just recently launched their open data site and were eager to teach the community about what was available and hear feedback and ideas on what could be improved and extended. The event hosted about 70 people that varied across disciplines and experience. […]
I spoke at a panel at the 71st United Nations General Assembly, as part of the SDG Live event. SDG Media Zone: The Digital Transformation of Social Impact from GlobalGoalsUN on Vimeo.
No one cares about a neighborhood more than the people who live there. People spend their days and evenings along the street, raise children, foster connections with neighbors, build businesses, grow gardens, bike, walk, and live. A few choose to engage with their civil organizations, advocating for positive change, or against negative impacts; they participate […]
Signed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863, the National Academy of Sciences was formed to ‘investigate, examine, experiment, and report upon any subject of science’ for the nation, congress and federal agencies. Considering this was the middle of the tumultuous US Civil War government saw the imperative for scientific research and collaboration. The period was […]
Today at the FedGIS conference in Washington, DC, the US Department of Homeland Security announced that Homeland Security Infrastructure Program (HSIP) is now HIFLD Open. Security and Safeguarding In 2001, the United States was attacked in a coordinated effort at multiple locations which had devastating impact across the country. We had direct insight into how little […]
Open Data exists for a purpose. From point of capture, to publication and analysis, data seek to be used to make better decisions. By making the data open, more people can participate in that analysis and decision making process. Particular to government and community, the more people can understand, collaborate and reach consensus, the better […]