When Mike IMed me a few months ago to ask if I would join him and Kunmi for StartupXLR8R, I resisted at first. I am already focusing so much time on STRUCTO, and already distracting myself with side projects like WhoMails.Me and ProudlyMadeinDC (the latter of which Mike is a co-founder), that another project would Read More
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win. I’m behind in writing this post, but I’m happy to finally get around to talking about this now. I’ve been working on a new startup. Say hello to Structo. Structo was born out of a pain I saw as a Read More
The DC 311 application I built and Zach designed received an Honorable Mention in the Apps for Democracy competition! Read my full post at my other blog
Wait — what? Every PHP Web Developer, or any other kind of web developer, has, at one point, butted heads with ImageMagick, or its inferior nemesis, GD. We’ve tussled with setup and installation, debugged scripts, and stolen code, but rarely do we look to it for anything beyond generating a thumbnail or resizing an image. Read More
I had an idea for a widget, and felt like brushing up on my Flash and Actionscript skills. Here is a very very rough Version 0, with Clearspring already set up! I have to work a lot more on the style of course. I’m also thinking that these narrow dimensions just arent cutting it.
BarcampDC2 was this past Saturday. It was an amazing day with a number of great sessions. Thanks to all the sponsors for making it possible, and CDIA for hosting. The volunteer organizers, primarily Justin, Shaun, Peter, and John, deserve an infinite amount of praise. The DC community has grown by leaps and bounds in the Read More
Like so many things from my college experience, I never realized how amazing this was until years later. Rather than taking a “usual” internship at a government agency or consulting company for the summer, I instead chose to stay on campus for the summer, and in addition to a lot of relaxing, worked at two Read More
When I first made the jump from a big consulting company to a tiny creative agency, I was worried I would be spending most of my time doing small boring web projects. Yeah, right. As if I the C-SPAN Convention Hubs that I wrote on earlier weren’t successful enough, we at JESS3 teamed up with Read More