Derek is a javascript developer and information designer working in visualization and open data advocacy. He loves tools that make everyday tasks gratifying, like a pedal wrench that fits your palm just right, or a lovely tactile keyboard. To this end, he strives to write code that makes government data more accessible to citizens.

Derek maintains prose.io an open source tool for managing jekyll websites.

Derek attended UCLA, where he spent years working as a photographer. He graduated with a BA in English Literature.

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