My passion is work that grows ecosystems and community. I’m a dedicated open source developer, and enjoy working with excellent humans who dare to dream more positive futures into reality.
I bring a great mix of excellent people skills and technical wizardry.
The skills I offer are intimately linked with the projects I’ve chosen to work on.
A lot of these are a little off the beaten track, so you can expect me to have performed many roles. I’m usually working on/ with more than one project at a time.
Here’s an overview of the projects that have been most important to me and why.
Decentralisation gives birth to an open platform that lives without servers and internet, and already offers the best of facebook, goodreads, meetup, github, (and more). The database is p2p, and the interface is designed for community instead of capitalism. Has a passionate community of hundreds of peers from across the world.
To grow an open internet that’s free, highly collaborative, and resiliant to disasters (environmental, economic, political).
I’m a core member: growing community, supporting developers, and advising on grant processes. I develop and maintain one of the client apps that runs on Scuttlebutt called Patchbay using
A worker-owned tech coopertive. Protozoa works with co-ops locally and internationally to share best practice and deliver contracts together.
I want to work with excellent people on excellent projects, while experimenting with local basic income.
business process and problem analysis, host
teach (devs and non-devs),
hardware design, and
programming (firmware, software).
A platform for booking potluck dinners with conversations about society.
I believe helping people talk about challenging topics, in small groups, over food, is an excellent way to build stronger empathy, and hopefully healthier communities.
React, Redux and
A generalised form designed to be modifiable, and make government processes more accessible to businesses. Part of the R9 accelerator, a partnership between MBIE, Immigration NZ, and the startup space.
Champion open-source, and iterative practice in government context
Choo (a new js framework),
Agile coaching and support of Ministry team members.
An 18 week bootcamp offering an alternative to tertiary Comp Sci.
Reshape the NZ tech industry by formally training junior wizards in the art of self-iteration and communication concurrently with a technical skills.
Custom workshops, group facilitation, individual mentoring (providing support in a context of extreme challeoyers-work-to-residencehttps://devaccz**a)
A hackathon building open-source green tech to combat climate change. 6 weeks in a castle outside Paris, hosting hackers from around the world.
Build connection with the value-aligned OuiShare network, and support awesome teams to work more effectively together.
Supporting the organisers (through facilitation and distribution of responsibility), community facilitation, growing shared community practice and process.
A collaborative fund allocation tool for communities.
Help groups learn about themselves, fund exciting projects together, and increase financial literacy.
Open source contributor,
An open source tool for collaborative decision-making.
Support groups around the world to work more effectively.
QA + User Testing,
Automation tool for auto mechanics.
Manager (Development Team)
Company reputation assessment as a service.
An new model of state school where students direct their own study and teachers serve as learning advisors.
Invest in education which empowers learning, and grows empathetic, socially aware humans
Head of Statistics & Physics,
Tertiary CompSci. Support -
Broaden my thinking and communication, explore skills I’ve not had a chance to stretch
Student of: Humanities, Procedural Design, Drawing, Painting
Learn about and appreciate the patterns that make up people, and the beauty of the patterns we’ve dreamt up.
Minors in Physics, Neuroscience,
Teaching & Research Assistant,
Explore my passion and skill for making ideas accessible, and working with people