Selected Additional Technology Projects
- 2021Iceberger: Draw an iceberg and see how it will float
- (viral for a while, later mentioned here)
- 2013–presentMail-in-a-Box, creator
- Mail-in-a-Box is an open source project to make deploying a good mail server without system administration experience, promoting decentralization on the web. The project has an active community of users on the discussion forum and our Slack channel.
- 2013–2016ANCFinder.org, team member
- A project of Code for DC to increase engagement in DC's Advisory Neighborhood Commissions.
- 2005–2009SemWeb .NET Library
- An open source .NET library written in C# for working with RDF data for the Semantic Web. It's used in the Gnome application F-Spot, and possibly elsewhere. I created it becaues I thought the Semantic Web would be big! [github]
- This entry for Sunlight Foundation's Apps for America contest, in collaboration with Josh Sulkin, is a mash-up of airline on-time flight statistics from the FAA with historical weather data from the NOAA. Mentions: White House open gov status report,
The New York Times (3/12/11), NPR (3/14/10), The Washington Post (7/21/09), The Politico (6/24/09).
- This is an extension to the Praat program for phonetic analysis that allows scripts to by written in Python. I created it to help with (procrastinate doing) my PhD thesis. [github]
- 2006–2007The Penn Lambda Calculator
- This is a linguistic semantics pedagogical tool made in conjunction with Lucas Champollion and Maribel Romero.
- 2007/2008Semantic Web Databases
- U.S. Census RDF Dataset: A 1-billion triples RDF database of U.S. Census statistics, at the time the largest open, linked, and dereferencable RDF database of real-world information. U.S. SEC Corporate Ownership RDF Data: A semantic web RDF database based on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s EDGAR database.
- 1999Webcytology [more info]
- My first major web project (I was in high school), this was a winning entry in the 1999 ThinkQuest competition. It featured a cellular automata simulation, inspired by Conway's Game of Life, where users would design organisms with different biologically inspired properties. In collaboration with Andew Kallem.
Academic Publications (grad school years)