Reading about the SCLC's impact in their voter registration efforts leads to a fantasy about how to build a database for civil rights metrics. Hats off to my personal hero, Jack O'Dell.
What to do when you outgrow your grassroots spreadsheet systems? Try Airtable! It's flexible, freemium, and fun to use. Oh, and this is #NotAnAd!
In this edition of Dear Spreadsheet Whisperer, lessons about how to set up spreadsheets to ask hard questions about racial equity in schools.
5 lessons from Dr. King and his entourage on movement building through problem solving and behind-the-scenes system crafting.
Learning a bunch of new skills and platforms leads me to reflect on the Zen Buddhist practice of Beginner's Mind. Plus, 6 new tools I'm learning.
What's out there in the land beyond Salesforce? Turns out, quite a lot! Keep reading for musings on open source technology and a PG-13 meme.
What do pivot tables, the concatenate function, and Parks and Rec gifs have in common? You'll have to read this blog post to find out!
Introducing two facilitation techniques for helping a group tackle difficult database questions, plus some personal reflection about how I'm showing up as a leader and co-conspirator.
Special guest "Axolotl Questions" aka my mom (!!!!) comes to the Spreadsheet Whisperer with a question about how to organize poems for her upcoming research project.
Imagining a database model that puts social justice campaigners in the center. Join me?