• Code for Oakland: “Most diverse hackathon ever”

    As one of the founders of Code for Oakland, and a member of the committee that planned the event that just happened on July 21st, seeing posts like this: “Code For Oakland: The Most Diverse Hackathon Ever” | Mitchell Kapor Foundation Weblog http://bit.ly/NmrfOi  make me happy beyond measure and this one: Code For Oakland: The… Continue Reading

  • New project: Soil remediation, Oakland backyard

    It looks like the soil in my yard may be toxic–or just industrial–enough that weeds don’t grow. It’s so dusty and filled with little rocks and glass.  I’m thinking about experimenting with soil remediation techniques to improve it and make it less toxic before I plan and landscape.Ideas: Test the soilPlant sunflowers, bonset, goldenrod, yarrow… Continue Reading