Hi, I'm Tom

I'm a Software Engineer and I want to make my government better. I am a fellow at Code for America and also dabble on other random projects, including OpenDisclosure, a tool to analyze Oakland mayoral campaign contributions.

Brigade Congress Recap 2017

Last month, roughly 200 technologists of all backgrounds, locations, and occupations came together to discuss how to build the next version of the Code for America (CfA) Brigade network.

How we can build a government that works for the people, by...

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Tomorrow, I begin my next adventure: a 9-month fellowship with Code for America.

I'll be working with Multnomah County, Oregon (which includes Portland) to implement a web app that facilitates communication between victims of crime and case workers...

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Notes on 2014 EDGE Conference

On September 20th, I had the pleasure of attending the EDGE conference hosted by FT at Adobe's headquarters. Here are some notes I took from the many excellent sessions about web standards development.

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