Hi, I'm Dorian.

I have been thinking about, and making things on the internet for over two decades. The back half of this excursion has been mainly about designing information infrastructure for organizations in the real world—that is, outside the tech industry. I have primarily focused on not-for-profit entities that have idiosyncratic needs, but perhaps not the budget to hire a conventional development team. Experience with resource-constrained organizations, from working with clients to a stint on the board of the Information Architecture Institute, has led me to a number of inquiries into the process of developing digital information systems, as well as the composition of the systems themselves: