In 2014, as a freelance writer I began covering civic and community technology for Model D, an online magazine telling the story about the people who are changing Detroit. Together the managing editor and I are working to develop a regular column that utilizes data journalism and infographics for storytelling.
Articles to Date:
The new geographers: How Detroiters are mapping a better future for the city
March 10, 2015
What makes a city “smart,” anyway?
Nina Bianchi & Kat Hartman
October 21, 2014
A brief introduction to Detroit’s civic tech ecosystem
September 30, 2014
Allied Media Projects and the global relevance of Detroit’s grassroots tech scene
June 17, 2014