I’m Sam Firke. I live in Ann Arbor, Michigan and I make and improve things in my free time; sometimes I write about it. Here was my my original plan for my blog.
Topic-wise, I write about whatever I feel like, “building my brand” be damned.
As of 2021, I work for the City of Ann Arbor. In the posts on this blog, and anywhere on the internet, I speak only for myself, not for the city. I’m leaving up past posts I wrote about Ann Arbor-related topics and policy, for instance, The North Maple Cycle Track. But going forward, I expect to be getting my fill of municipal thinking & service at work and focusing my personal energy and writing elsewhere.
Elsewhere on the web
I’m on Mastodon at @firstname.lastname@example.org and you can follow me from an account on any Mastodon instance. Mastodon is like Twitter, except open-source, without ads or surveillance, and (unfortunately) without the user base. That can only be addressed by making the switch.
I haven’t used Twitter in a while, but you can follow me there @samfirke in case I return.