• Adventures in DC: My Trip to the White House

    In early June, I was invited to represent New York State Maker Movement at the White House for the National Week of Making. On the Thursday evening before the meeting at the White House, the small group of us (Pat Rapp, my wife, and myself) were all set at the...


  • Invited to the White House

    Excited to announce that I’ve been invited to represent the New York State Maker Movement at the White House for the National Week of Making kickoff next week! Between working with school kids, planning & building projects for & with the community, and of course co-producing the Rochester Mini MakerFaire,...


  • Time for a Bit of MAGIC

    So I’ve told this to a number of friends and family already, but I’ve been waiting till today to announce that starting today, I will be taking on the role of FOSS@MAGIC Research Associate & Community Liaison at RIT. I’ll be doing everything from organizing hackathons, meetups, supporting student and...


  • 2015 In Review

    The breakdown of the year that was full of leaps into the unknown: 2015. January: Started to really get to know more artists and makers better February: Joined the Finger Lakes Regional STEM Hub March: Volunteered at FIRST Robotics Finger Lakes Regional (8th year volunteering!) First visit to Ithaca (spent...


  • 2014 In Review

    As the last two years has been rather crazy, I figured I might as well document them. Here’s a breakdown of the awesomeness that was 2014: January: Moved back to Rochester! Reconnected with Rochester tech scene March: Volunteered at FIRST Robotics Finger Lakes Regional Started working at the University of...