Michelle is a patent lawyer and web developer. As a 2011 Code for America fellow she gathered user experience research and drafted the Legal and Procurement Issues Guide for Civic Commons. Further, she attended several codeathons and was a co-developer for three civic minded applications, including SnapFresh, an Apps for Good prize winner. She holds a BS in Computer Engineering from Rutgers University and a JD from the Chicago-Kent College of Law.
As I was packing up my work notes, thumb drives, and books a few weekends ago to fly back home, and consequently being flooded with memories of this year, I also began thinking – who is going to read a… Continue reading
Having only attended one other code-a-thon before in my life, in Washington D.C., last weekend’s Applications for Good competition gave me the opportunity to experience civic app development, West coast-style. Moderated by Arthur Grau of One Economy, the event began… Continue reading
It’s Saturday. It’s rainy, and, because you don’t own a car, you’re hustling half a mile to and from mass transit to get to the nightclub on time. This time though, when stepping through the doors of the club, you’re… Continue reading