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Mike Evans

Mike is a web and mobile app developer, previous Code for America captain and founder of the Detroit brigade. Mostly interested in civic development challenges he also spends time helping tech literacy by teaching programing with Grand Circus Detroit and producing DIY shows at pishposh.tv. Mike was a part of the team behind forrst.com, an online community for designers and developers to share projects and get detailed feedback. While there he also started the Forrst Podcast along with co-host Kenneth Love; the 155 episodes provided a daily resource for design and development news. Right now Mike’s biggest interest is with physical computing, which entails seeing what projects and issues can be solved with 3d printers, arduino microcontrollers, and raspberry pi.

Ben Duell Fraser

Ben Duell Fraser Ben has taught HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Ruby to Detroit Public Schools students, is an avid hackathon participant, and is occasionally a hackathon winner. Ben’s interests include Detroit news and politics, the service industry, and internet culture. Ben produced, wrote, and appeared in 85 episodes (and counting) of the weekly news roundup Slash Detroit. He writes columns for DeadlineDetroit.com, coaches youth soccer in the city, and is a moderator of the Detroit subreddit.