I'm Dezzie Garcia. I've been making things for the web since IE6.
For the past few years, I've worked on some of the first browser-based applications for enabling people to create their own AI experiences. Here's some recent work I've done:
I cut my teeth as a designer working on the design teams of federal government agencies. This means that I have a strong tendency to root for things like open source, net neutrality, and a code of ethics for designers. It also means that I roll my eyes at philosophies about failing fast or breaking things, and probably your idea for a startup.