Prashant Singh is a software developer, working most recently for Microsoft on television products for the Xbox, phones, and set-top boxes. Prashant likes to make, tinker, and dirty his hands with software, bicycles, furniture, and whatever else will fit in his apartment. Before working on consumer technology, Prashant was a signal processing researcher. He received his BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering from Rice University.
Sometimes people ask what it’s like to be a Code for America Fellow and work on things like LocalData. By my expression, they quickly garner that it’s hard work. But as demonstrated by the tale of LocalData user research, it’s also… Continue reading
What’s it like to be a Code for America Fellow? Fasten your seatbelts. Just kidding, don’t read this at all in a car: either pay attention to the road or make pleasant conversation with your driver. For everyone else… 7… Continue reading
Alicia, Matt, and I have been in Detroit for about two weeks now. After we landed, the first thing that struck me was the cold. Brutal, windy cold. But since then, we’ve met a ton of people, and luckily that’s… Continue reading
In the second week of the Code for America 2012 Fellowship, we had some great guests and speakers. Many of them stressed the importance of good communication fairly explicitly. But we’ve had a lot of implicit indication of what a… Continue reading