Stack and Tools

Our projects are spread out across a myriad platforms including Python, Node, Angular, React, and other technologies.
This is a partial list of the various resources we use.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Utilizing Amazon Activate with the FoundersCard incubator promotion and grant/subsidy via TechSoup.


Utilizing AirTable via FoundersCard incubator promotion for our membership and miscellaneous accounting databases.


Keybase is our major communications hub private git repository center.
All repositories should be* mirrored in Keybase.


The code repositories are Open Source, generally MIT license, and in the Digital Defiance organization on GitHub.


GitBook is one of our partners and donors. As a transparent organization, many of our documents are hosted in GitHub and available on GitBook (member login required).

Mongo has given us a grant and we’re happy to have our database hosted with them.


We are using the free for 10 user or less tier of Atlassian.


We pay for web hosting “cloud”, DNS hosting, and business license for


We use Codacy for code quality analysis.


We use 1Password for security.


We use Duo for additional security.


  • Jessica Mulein

    Jessica Mulein's dedication to technology began at the tender age of 12, setting the foundation for her future endeavors. In 1995, she co-founded Silicon Connections, an Internet Service Provider that remains active under the leadership of her co-founder. Jessica's career path led her to Microsoft, marking a notable chapter in her professional journey. Parallel to this, her unwavering commitment to Open Source inspired the establishment of Digital Defiance in 2022, which was incorporated in 2023. Even in its early stages, Digital Defiance is actively exploring promising opportunities, such as corporate matching and giving programs. Today, alongside her role at Microsoft, Jessica provides strategic direction as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Digital Defiance.