Fototrackr

Fototrackr is a tool for tracking goals via Instagram. The idea surfaced when I was thinking about New Year’s resolutions. People often make resolutions to improve large, macro level things they don’t like about themselves, such as “lose weight” or “get a better job”… but for me, I like to break things down into specific small …

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Trackyard

This summer I planted my first vegetable garden, with moderate success. The hardest thing as a beginner gardener is to know a) what to plant, b) when and where to plant it in your yard, and c) how often to water it. When I was planning out the garden I looked around for an app I …

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Trulia++

When I was first starting to search for a house, I consulted online forums to find out which real estate search engine was recommended, and learned that pretty much everyone uses a mishmash of sites to take advantage of differing feature sets. In my searches, I have personally used Zillow for property and rent estimates as well as properties out …

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Leavethe.us

Leavethe.us is an international job search tool. I originally created it in 2012, and then later refined the interface for a more modern experience. I developed the site after I realized that the Indeed.com API provided the ability to query its job database by country, a feature not offered by the company’s main website. After the first version was …

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Rocket Fares

Like most people, I love to travel. When I have time to kill I often find myself clicking around Kayak’s Explore feature, just to daydream about future vacations and see what kind of flight deals are out there for the next few months. At one point it occurred to me that I was missing a key piece of information – …

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Fish DB

This summer I participated in the first annual Fishackathon, a two day event that brings coders together to work on projects for sustainable fishing and ocean preservation. The hackathon was held in many cities across the US, and was sponsored by the U.S. State department in participation with local aquariums. As part of this event we got …

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StreetSavvy

StreetSavvy is a mobile web-based mapping tool that aims to improve the pedestrian experience by helping users make informed decisions about which route to walk. We created StreetSavvy based on the premise that existing mapping tools do not have enough information relevant for pedestrians who are concerned about safety. With standard Google Maps, users request walking directions …

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Fuzzy Logic

Fuzzy Logic is a web-enabled teddy bear that transforms the physical world into an interactive learning environment. This project was a group effort for a course in Interactive Device Design in Berkeley’s Citrus innovation lab. For my part of the project I was responsible for designing and developing the Fuzzy Logic Android app, which let the user configure …

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Domestic Scene 1 and 2

Domestic Scene 1 and 2 was an installation created for Art 133 – Advanced Sculpture. It was displayed in UC Berkeley’s Worth-Ryder Gallery for two weeks in November 2013. Domestic Scene 1 A cardboard bathroom, where the “mirror” was a 10″ Android tablet reflecting the front-facing camera. The tablet was running a custom application that covertly takes a …

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