For most of my career I've explored how real people and communities interact with technology — and all the messy things that happen when they do. My goal is to build social technology that makes the world a more interesting place.
Most people in the tech industry call me mroth.
Previously Head of Product at Flickr, and then Bitly. Currently, I'm working on something new.
consulting & advising
Limited availability, with priority towards early-stage startups. For more information, contact me on AngelList or via LinkedIn.
- emojitracker - realtime emoji usage on twitter.
- lolcommits - selfies for software developers.
- canal st. integers - artisanal integers for everyday folks.
- asking for a friend - a twitter bot to surface questions.
- funemployed - a robot that files for unemployment benefits weekly.
- more... - most of my useful code is on github