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I'm Chach. That's Chach, as in Chacha.

I create positive experiences to enhance our ability to survive and thrive on our interconnected planet.

  • Prototyper
  • Web Programmer (Full-stack Front-End Engineer): Interactives, Maps, Data viz
  • Public Designer: Public Art projects
  • Event creator, Open Gov advocate

Communities that know me: Code for America, Mapping, Exploratorium, Museums, Drupal, Urban Prototyping/Civic Designers

The Last Decade

2015
Predictions Plain & natural language communication in interactive designs for governance, Writing, Painting, Pedestrian clothing design, Positive emotions & the body
Predicted technologies Markdown, public sculpture, 3d prototyping
2014
CivicInsight, Natural language design, Urban manufacturing, Secrecy, #gouacheparty, Sewing, Brain & body-emotions, Emotional Infographics, Building development data & Cities, Code for America, Rails, PostGRES, Javascript, 3d prototyping, Bike bags, Bespoke clothing, Lemonopoly Cards
2013
Water, open government, GIS, data, maps, data cubes, NodeJS, Mongo, Mapbox, Tilemill, Nerds for Nature, Emotional Infographics, Mukurtu, Digital Heritage
2012
Urban agriculture, Open Food data, lemons, neighborhood networks, sharing, Urban Prototyping, FruitFence planters, MongoDB, FoodCards, Mukurtu, Digital Heritage, Oakland Trees
2011
Participatory design, open government, Code for America, Community gardening, Open Source, Neighborhood software, Drupal, Internet Variety Store (popup storefront), New Play Map
2009
Drupal, Development for big projects, Missouri Department of Conservation, Rethink Recycling PBS, Open Source
2008
Drupal, Nanoscience, Open Source
2007
Nanoscience, Informal science education, Microscope Imagery, Body & Emotions
2005
Mind, Microscope Imagery, Bioinformatics (Human Genome)
2004
Mind, Microscope Imagery, Outdoor Exploratorium