myPhillyRising, GitHub and you

As you might have heard, the Office of the Managing Director in Philadelphia recently launched, which we built. Here’s some more info about tech behind the the app, and what we’re doing to create an engaged community of developers around it.

Engaging Millennials in Planning

I was recently on a panel at the reGenerate summit in Philadelphia. The summit was organized around the question of “how can Millennials play a more active role in shaping the city’s economic and civic life?” It was wonderful to see so many young people passionate about making their places better. I was especially pleased Read more…


Mjumbe Poe at the International Conference on Appropriate Technology

For a couple weeks in November, I was away in and around Pretoria, South Africa attending the International Conference on Appropriate Technology. Appropriate technology is technology that is designed with special consideration to the environmental, ethical, cultural, social and economic aspects of the community it is intended for. During the conference, I helped to organize and facilitate Read more…