Amplifying social change through technology: A blog about Information, Technology, Development, and Hacking.
PCLive is a global knowledge sharing platform for Peace Corps Volunteers and Staff to share, create, and learn from the collective resources of the Peace Corps Community.
Peace Corps Volunteer recipe cookbooks – crowdsourced from 51 years, over 100 countries, and more than 200,000 Volunteers.
Making government data at Peace Corps freely available in machine-readable formats so that innovators and entrepreneurs can turn them into new products, services, and jobs.
Connecting all phones to an interactive menu platform.
Providing Peace Corps Volunteers in Madagascar a platform to share, add, and learn from the institutional memory of Peace Corps experiences.
Assessing the potential for 3-dimensional printing in the developing world in policy, application, technology, and process.
Studying the adoption, appropriation, and relevance of technological diffusion.
I care a lot about designing and building technologies around those who have the most to gain from its use.
I've lived in France, Madagascar, and Togo - and worked at various times for the State Department, USAID, Peace Corps, the French Ministry of Education, and the University of Michigan - with stints at the New America Foundation, the World Bank, and was a researcher on a Ford Foundation grant.
I grew up in Kansas and now live in Washington, D.C., I'm a fan of Star Trek, and I'd like to get a cat when I settle down.