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ACM: Shifting Culture through Technology Research & Policy

When I worked as a systems and network administrator (translation: IT wrangler) back in the nineties, I learned an important lesson that the people in tech only get noticed when things break. If they work well, everyone’s happy. If they don’t work well, suddenly you’re in demand. Technology is a tool and it’s neutral. We […]

Professional Update

Since I haven’t been blogging much lately, I thought it might be worthwhile to put up a professional update. In early February, I spoke at the Democratic Science and Technology Summit organized by the California Democratic Party Internet Caucus at Stanford University. As of January, I’m now chairing the USACM Digital Government committee of the […]

Done Lately?

I’m not writing here much right now, but I have been busy on many many collaborative sites so I wanted to share a brief update about that… I recently joined the MOMocrats. I’ve been blogging about politics on and off for a while, and doing it on the Silicon Valley Moms Blog gave a few […]