All City News
Running a community-supported investigative journalism project, publishing on a freelance basis with partners at KQED, Hoodline, and other outlets.
Served on the board of directors and later as treasurer for Noisebridge, a storied San Francisco hackerspace. Helped secure $30,000 in grants, stabilize finances, increase membership, and improve community culture.
Gave feedback and advice to Google's public policy team on new technologies, privacy issues, and hackerspaces.
Facilitated high-impact investigative journalism in the San Francisco Bay Area with a SecureDrop system, which encrypts and anonymizes communications between sources and journalists over Tor onion services.
Universal Income Project
Helped a growing universal basic income advocacy group coordinate events and panel discussions, drive membership, and launch new initiatives.
Recruited an international team of developers and designers for a new startup and researched and evaluated elements of the company’s software architecture.
Ran a micro-store selling books and art in secret locations throughout San Francisco.
Built a prototype Ruby on Rails application to help techies find local volunteering opportunities.
Directed the design and development of mobile wishlist app for kids. This role included short story writing, coding, recruiting, interviewing, UX design, systems administration, and multiple ad hoc tasks supporting this early-stage startup.
Led the content team for Planet Halo, now part of the IGN network, while I was in middle school. Wrote and edited news and content, directed a team of writers and moderators, and administered a large forum community. Grew the site to 1,000,000+ unique monthly front-page visitors and 100,000+ monthly forum visitors at its peak.