Co-creating BazLa: a database

Co-creating BazLa: a database

Openflows has been working with the Haitian Education Leadership Project [HELPR] since 2013. HELP is an incredible organization who, in the words of the New York Times, aims to nurture an elite corps of change-makers to build up the country. Part of our process has been creating a massive, integrated Drupal and CiviCRM database to […]

So You Want To Make A Digital Archive? Three Strategy Questions

So You Want To Make A Digital Archive? Three Strategy Questions

Managing physical and digital files, metadata-gathering, and enabling complex internal or public searches of cultural production, ephemera, archives and/or born-digital assets are issues faced by many organizations: large, small, funded, volunteer… At Openflows, we¬†build digital catalogs and archives regularly and want to share some of the specific strategies we use at the outset of a […]

Command-line 101

Command-line 101

Before interacting with the command line on a regular basis, my closest point of reference to the things that happened in that little black box on a computer screen was the movie Hackers. Now, Hackers is debatably one of the best movies ever made, but it doesn’t really help out a budding programmer beyond some […]