Selected Public Media


I am working in Congress this year. As a staffer, you really are not meant to be in the limelight.


September 14th, 2023: Congressional Hackathon 5.0 in the U.S. Capitol Building
Where I present a tool for comparing House Rules packages.

August 3rd: 2023: Go! (Cyber) Defense! Go!
My research on ZPMC got covered by POLITICO Pro.

July 18th, 2023: The Dangers of the CCP Buying American Farmland
I spoke for a forum the Congressional Western Caucus in the House of Representatives that they did on Chinese investment in property near critical American infrastructure.

April 21th, 2023: AI Tools for the Congressional Workplace
Was one of the speakers in a event with the House Digital Services on how generative ai tools can be used by Congressional staffers.

April 18th, 2023: Building Open-Source Tools for Congressional Data
I gave a talk to D.C. legal hackers about my experience building open source tooling on-top of Congressional data.

March 8th, 2023: ChinaTalk (Economic Warfare: Implications for Sanctions Today)
Part two of the interview Jordan Schneider did of Nicholas Mulder.

March 3rd, 2023: ChinaTalk (Economic Warfare: A History)
I co-hosted a episode of ChinaTalk, a china and more broadly econ/international affairs podcast hosted by Jordan Schneider. We interviewed Nicholas Mulder, a professor at Cornell who wrote the book The Economic Weapon, which is on the early history of sanction policy.

March 2nd, 2023: Shinsou News
I went on Shinsou News, a program run by BS Nippon Television to talk about AFIDA and China buying property next to Military bases in the United States.


December 12th, 2022: Bipartisan Policy Center
BPC had me on a panel to discuss the technical aspects of earmark reform.

December 9th, 2022: Federal News Network
Federal News Network had me on to discuss my WSJ op-ed where I used FOIA requests to discover undisclosed DJI drone fleets in the federal goverment.

November 12th - 15th, 2022: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung’s “International Conference on Political Communications”
KAS flew me out to Berlin to provide a American prespective on the 2022 American midterms.

September 12th, 2022: The Ingraham Angle
I went on The Ingraham Angle to discuss the WSJ op-ed I wrote with my co-worker Geoff Cain on why Chinese companies keep buying land next to American military bases.

June 21st, 2022: Congressional Data Task Force
I presented on the Senate Committee hearings site for the Congressional Data Task Force.

April 6th, 2022: Congressional Hackathon 4.0 in the U.S. Capitol Building
Where I present on the central website of Senate Committee hearings I built and currently maintain, and discover GitHub is blocked on congressional WiFi.