I am a Technologist, Activist, and Writer based in Berlin, Germany and Charlottesville, Virginia. My background is in computational mathematics and research engineering. I also study far-right extremism and write often about the topic.
I am passionate about good technological citizenship and believe strongly in building an equitable internet that fosters collaboration, community, and autonomy. In this space you will find posts about math and technology, writings on politics, and whatever else I find reflects my view of the world. Thank you for stopping by.

— latest reads —

— writing —

2019: Setting Intentions

Last year, I wrote a post about my intentions for 2018. They were exceedingly optimistic, particularly given how much work I had to do in 2018 for safety and healing, but it was a well-intentioned effort nevertheless. What I learned from it is that I need to be more specific and set more concrete plans. ...

2018: A Look Back

Last year, I wrote a post to try to hold myself accountable for self-improvement goals in 2018. I thought 2018 might be a better year, and in a lot of ways it was, but I was perhaps not prepared for how hard it would be. I did a lot of great things this year, and I missed some goals, too. So, to prepare for next year, let’s have a look back at what 2018 held for me, and then in a later post I’ll look ahead for what goals I want to set for myself. ...

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— currently reading —

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— projects —

Advancing Data Justice

I am an advisory board member of the Advancing Data Justice project, a collaboration between the Alan Turing Institute, the Global Partnership on AI (GPAI), and individuals and communities across the globe.

Youth Equity and Sexuality Lab

I advise the Youth Equity and Sexuality Lab at Suffolk University, a research lab focused on promoting positive adolescent and young adult sexuality development; preventing sexual violence; and fighting fascism, cis-hetero-patriarchy, and white supremacy.


A study of the daily lives of violent far-right actors using court records to peer inside their living spaces.


A people’s history of the removal of statues honoring racists, slave owners, and colonizers, largely during the Uprising in the Summer of 2020 following the murder of George Floyd.

I am an advisory board member of The Prosecution Project, a data-driven project studying the patterns of prosecution of extremism, terrorism, and political violence.

The opinions shared on this page do not necessarily reflect the views of any organization listed above.

— key technologies —


Comfortable with many architectures and frameworks.


Can optimize and operate for complex workloads.

Apache Airflow

Can build complex dags and optimize workflows, familiar with metadata model.


I can set up most services with IaC and understand the basic concepts to a practical degree.

AZ-900 Certificate 2021


Familiar with basic operations, data models, and Cypher syntax.
denotes recent progress. For a more complete overview, see my CV.

— languages —


American, Mother Tongue


Can engage in daily conversation.

B2 Zertifikat 2022 (Goethe Institut)



denotes recent progress. For a more complete overview, see my CV.