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About Extenuating Circumstances and Dan Hon

Extenuating Circumstances is a weblog published by Dan Hon, Director of Content at Code for America.

Previously, he was a Creative Director at Wieden+Kennedy, and before that, CEO and co-founder of we-make-alternate-reality-games company Six to Start. Before that, he was COO at Mind Candy, where he helped make Perplex City.He’s on Flickr, Twitter, Del.icio.us, and most other places where you’d expect someone like him to hang out, and all with the same username. You should be able to find him pretty easily.

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My speaker bio

Dan Hon is Director of Content at Code for America, working to show that government can work for the people, by the people in the 21st century. Previously, he was a Creative Director at Wieden+Kennedy, an ad agency, working on Facebook, Sony, Coca-Cola, Nike and Kraft.

A recovered lawyer, he helped UK startup Mind Candy build their first game, Perplex City, and co-founded Six to Start, an award-winning interactive entertainment production company in 2007.

He has been blogging for a very long time and now writes a popular email newsletter. He doesn’t play World of Warcraft anymore.