Tag: higher-ed

  • The Stories Our Systems Tell

    This is a post based on a talk I gave at HighEdWeb 2016. View the slides. I work in the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships at the University of California, Santa Barbara as a developer. Over the past few years, I started to notice something: When I worked on side projects at home, I […]

  • There is No Open-Source Higher Education Ecosystem

    This is a post based on a talk I gave at HighEdWeb West 2016. View the slides. Let’s create a web application. Specifically, let’s create a web application that generates a checklist of nearby coffee shops and displays them on a map. So, what are our options? Well, we could buy it: purchase a product […]

  • Open Source at UCSB

    Recently, I’ve been digging a little deeper into the topic of open-source in higher education. To start, I’m trying to gather together examples of what schools are currently doing with open-source. And, hey, what better place to start than your own alma mater and place of employment? The University of California, Santa Barbara. I compiled […]