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Making Things In Government and Out

Thinking about the unique context of government

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Conversations About Data

Offering a concept as feedback on the recently launched next.data.gov

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Communicating Complexity

Looking at ways to express complicated ideas on the Web

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Five Reasons to Be a Presidential Innovation Fellow

My article on techPresident

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Getting to Know Each Other, 7000 Miles Away

Helping students understand each other across the world

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Make Your Own Rules

An idea for making sense of government spending

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Thoughts on the Recent #dotgov Dialogue

Creating the .gov you deserve

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National Dialogue on Improving Federal Websites

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Attack Big Problems

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Do What You’re Paid For, Then Do Some More

Going the extra mile

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How I Became Involved with Healthcare.gov

An idea sent and received

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Obama on Empathy

The President discusses his "most important value"

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An Amazing Year

Looking back with thanks

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Compressing Time

The lifecycle of stupid little plastic doodads

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The Eames’ “Powers of Ten”

Spending time with the Eames

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Jack White on the Value of the Box

The role of constraints in the creative process

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Empathy

Seeing value in the experience of others

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Telling Stories

Sharing experience and expressing value

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Identifying Value

Perceiving importance where others have not

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A Visible Future

Expressing the future as it could be lived

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The Long View

Sustainability and role we play in tomorrow

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Constraints

The structures we operate within

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Live / Work

Expectations and responsibilities of work

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Robert Krulwich and the Value of Storytelling

Good ideas can fail because they are poorly explained

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Envisioning a Health Insurance Exchange

Looking at a key aspect of health care reform

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Reap / Sow

Inputs, outputs and the comfort of the audit