2015 - 2016

I worked as senior developer at Rhizome. As the only technical staff member, I was responsible for rebuilding the infrastructure of the website, managing its day-to-day operations, and leading the organization in a more modern technical direction.

Mapping Brain Activity at Scale

2014 - 2016

I've been working with neuroscience researchers at Janelia Farm to develop a next-generation visualization pipeline for experimental analysis in scientific environments and efficient visual representations of large collections of data.


2014 - current

I work as a computational journalist for Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight. After working as a contractor to build out the initial data visualization infrastructure, I've returned as a staff member to continue producing tools and stories for the site.

New York Data Company

2011 - 2015

I've done software development work as a consultant for the past few years. My clients have ranged from early-stage startups to large corporations to new media artists. I do full-stack web development, and have recently started doing iOS development as well.

Huffington Post Labs

2012 - 2013

I worked as a software engineer and generalist hacker for HuffPost Labs, both creating products and doing research in an attempt to discover and create the future of news media. Projects included highlights, hacker union/petri, tomatovision, and I was able to release a lot of the work I did there as open source.



Compylr is a zine about the technology community with pieces contributed by those working in the space. The website takes a critical look at the startup world, discussing and reviewing companies, events, security, and other news.


2011 - 2012

I spent time as a software developer for Pontiflex Inc., a New York City based tech startup. Here I did work on the entire web stack, on any given day my work could have me designing database schemas or focusing on consumer facing UX; I focused on projects involving data analysis, including building internal business intelligence tools and creating data visualizations and was the tech lead for Social Followup.



songrabbit is the only ad and spam free song lyric search engine; It was built with Keith Russell, purely out of frustration with the popular solutions; The site had over fifteen thousand unique visitors the first weekend that it launched

Turing Fellowship


I was selected as one of 18 fellows in the inaugural NYC Turing Fellows program. The fellowship is "awarded annually to top computer science, engineering, and mathematics students for paid summer internships with leading NYC startups."



PolitiCall is an android app that allows users to quickly find and contact their political representatives based on their current representatives. The app was in the google play store for quite some time, but is now defunct due to changes in the votesmart api policy.