Joel MahoneyTech Strategist & Evangelist

Joel Mahoney has been developing web applications since 1999, and has served as the COO and CTO of multiple start-up companies. Recently, he was the lead architect of, a citizen-engagement platform for the 2010 California Special Election. He holds a BA from Bates College in Lewiston, ME, and a MA from St. John’s College in Santa Fe, NM.

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CfA Apps: Ends or Means?

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We spend a lot of time at Code for America, well…coding.Ai?? This is based on our belief that writing software is a more direct path to change than writing diflucan one where to buy. #Order Diflucan. diflucan one walmart. white …

Lunch Roulette

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One of the exciting things about being in the inaugural class of Code for America Fellows is watching the Code for America culture evolve: hawk screams and git commit messages reverberate through the office; visitors jump into cross-functional teams on …

Hyperarchy: Open Decision-Making for Open Organizations

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It was 9 p.m. on a Friday night and six Code for America Fellows were trying to decide where to go for dinner.Ai?? It went something like this: Joel: Let’s go to Bindi.Ai?? They’re right across the street and they’re …

Compass — The Stylesheet Authoring Framework

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Last week, Code for America got a visit from Chris Eppstein — creator of the Compass stylesheet authoring framework.Ai?? Chris stopped by to talk about the latest developments in Compass and SASS, as well as the all-around syntactic goodness of …

Boston: Citizens Connected

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On our first day in Boston, we were excited to join a conference call hosted by the City to announce developer access to its Citizens Connect platform. Citizens Connect is an innovative mobile app that allows residents to use their …

Why Iai??i??m Coding for America

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After college, I took an internship in the urban planning department of a mid-sized, U.S. city. Ai??I was excited to learn about the practice of urban planning and to see from the inside how cities continue to evolve.Ai?? Urban planning, …