I'm a web developer and independent journalist living in Portland, ME. I love to travel, meet good people and document different kinds of community projects. I also enjoy developing open-source web technology, some of which you can find on this page.
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Here’s a page of tutorials that I made for learning web development skills. Have fun!
Test out your CSS!
Angular JS Tutorials:
Toggling between interfaces
Fun with circles!
Turning JSON into HTML
I made an app that integrated yearbooks into Facebook that got sold to a bunch of universities. It’s cool. Tulane For Life
I made a real estate website to sell mansions in Florida. It’s got some cool API stuff, data visualization, image and video handling and search tools.
I made a Facebook app to support crowd-sourced photo contests. The Boston Celtics, The New England Patriots and RapidBuyr used it to engage their followers. Here is the instance we did for RapidBuyr.
Born in 1915, Grace Lee Boggs has been involved in struggle for almost a century. Will Bornstein of the Global Listening Project and I visited her at her home in Detroit during the summer of 2013.
Unite-Here! organizer Ryan Nissim-Sabat invited us to his home in West Philly. We ate baklava, played chess, and talked about the hunger strike he was leading, what drives him to organize resistance and the reasons he remains hopeful about our chances to win. read more
Bernardo McLaughlin is a community organizer, worker and general trouble-maker in Hartford, CT. We hung out at his house and talked about the challenges of sustaining meaningful, radical community action at the local level.
Pastor Allen Ewing-Merrill serves as the Executive Director of Hope Acts, a new secular not-for-profit organization in Portland providing a range of services to both recent immigrants seeking asylum and people recovering from addiction. One morning in the spring of 2014, I met up with him to hear more about his work.
This is a feature-length article I wrote while at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies about how one of the old union strongholds of the northeastern US was surviving the closing of its paper mills.
Michael Wingfield is a world-class African percussionist with a passion for teaching kids all over Maine to play hand drums and come together in rhythm.