Digital Terroir Exploring the intersection of software, culture, and place.
Latest — February 22, 2024

My attempt to build software with a sense of place

How my Hudson Valley projects have gotten me thinking about how to imbue software with local flavor.

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Digital terroir and media ecology

The field of media ecology can inform how we think about using software to reinforce a sense of place.

February 15, 2024

What do I mean by "software with a sense of place?

Can software feel rooted in the place where it was made?

February 08, 2024

Welcome to Digital Terroir

Is it possible to build software that respects and reinforces a “sense of place,” rather than regressing to some placeless, generic style?

February 02, 2024

Digital Terroir at CatskillsConf

The original conference talk I gave about Digital Terroir introduced many of the ideas I'm still thinking about, from software & place to the dangers of monoculture.

February 02, 2024