jose d lopez, movement coder jose is a founder of tech | STRIKE, a network of progressive coders working on immigration advocacy tools and direct server support to frontline DREAM groups, Immigration Service Providers, Day Labor organizations, and its sister-organization CultureStr/ke. His eleven-year work as Chief Technology Officer at TUMIS focuses on bringing web technologies (ie. mobile apps, APIs, social networks) to enhance real world movements. jose has never met a codebase he could not wrangle. His love affair with code started the day he brought home his Commodore 64 from Toys R Us and taught himself BASIC. In the 20 years since, he has become an expert in web, database, and server systems, especially when they hack at the intersection of race, art + politics.