2018 Patent Awards

I made a tool that improved data quality of an ‘edge IOT’ application at work (which was not coincidentally the product I was hired to help maintain, extend, and refactor 2015 – 2017). It was submitted as a patent, but

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Interactive Data Visualization of Bicycle Accidents

This is an interactive data visualization that allows intuitively deep exploration of a dataframe on bicycle accidents in Chicago. Day of Week, Time of Day, Severity of Accident, Hit and Run, and Month*, are both sub-plots and Interactive Filters that

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Augmented Reality Art Viewing Platform

This was an ideal client: a self-funded and accomplished artist that wanted to show lifetimes of work (his, and others) in a pop-up art gallery in Los Angeles, down the street from LACMA. This was effectively an HCI design study

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Wearable Augmented Realities

Google Glass development as part of a research project at UCLA Software prototypes included continuous photography, sensor broadcast, video publishing and realtime distributed teleprompter. some press here, and here. some small bits of the code, here… Tools: Java, Android SDK, Glass GDK. Working

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Digital Mural Authoring and Performance

Sensors enabled the public to interact with the web-authored murals through body movements being dynamically mapped to concepts. My role was extracting documenting needs and use cases from the proposal & team, then implementing (developing) them over a 4 month

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YouMedia UX

Formal Usability Study and UX as a final project for a usability class, instructed by Nicole Pinkard when she was at DePaul. It was a real-world project: how to get urban youth access to the numerous extracurricular opportunities available ?

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iPhone Apps

A mobile version of a calendar and print-project site. One of the first applications to use HP’s cloud print API. This, along with PhotoBooth, was my first commercial IOS application. Performed while working for Agency.com. Apps remained online 2010 –

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Web Development

As BBSing grew into early web experimentation in 1994-7, I did my first commercial website (for a shoe store) in 1998. As freelance (2004-2008) and as staff (2008-2010) I worked at an Omnicom agency making numerous websites and apps for

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Designed and deployed 100 Mac Mini based touchscreen kiosks for showroom use across the US for a large manufacturer of faucets. Dual-purpose assets allowed a web version, as well. Kiosks not online, thus USB-key based system for logging and upgrading

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Point of Sale System

Developed a Point of Sale system w/ Kiosks in 2003 from scratch from user interviews & needs extraction per role. Went to extreme of building our own credit card gateway to avoid third party transaction costs. Credit card swipe was

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