I am a civic hacker, entrepreneur, and technology consultant living in Washington, DC.
Track legislation moving through the United States Congress. Catalyzed the open gov data movement.
Modern "Compliance as Code" tools to help teams using Agile and DevOps get their ATO faster.
I am also a public member of the District of Columbia Government’s Open Government Advisory Group.
On Open Government/Civic Tech
Hello. You probably just wrote me an email about fixing democracy. (Nov. 22, 2015)
Civic Tech’s Act III is beginning. (Sept. 22, 2016)
GovTrack now actually uses open government data (July 6, 2016)
How To Build an App to Call/Write Congress (Dec. 2016)
Open Government Data: The Book (2012/2014)
On Data Analysis
“If you already know what recursion is, just remember the answer. Otherwise, find someone who is standing closer to Douglas Hofstadter than you are; then ask him or her what recursion is.” -- Andrew Plotkin