I am a software engineer in the analytics group at Coursera. My personal interests extend into physics, mathematics, and computation — I tinker with concepts, code, and data.
Previously, I …
scratchbar Javascript (Fall 2013) 

Knot Identification Tool computational topology in Coffeescript (Summer 2013) 

Caltrain Camera Array computational photography (Fall 2011  Fall 2012) 

Ranking America's Metropolises human geography (Summer 2010  Fall 2012) 

absence makes the heart grow fronds body horror in Python (Fall 2012) 

May crafts two small physical creations (Spring 2012) 

Animated Illusion Processing.coffee sketch; click for motion (Spring 2012) 

The Magnificent, Resplendent Domino class taught for Stanford ESP's Splash program (Spring 2012) 

Polyrhythmic Drum Machine Javascript (may only work in Chrom[e/ium]; modify URL for more options (Fall 2011) 

DQMC Simulation of the Hubbard Model summary presentation of rotation work with the Devereaux Group (Fall 2011) 

XY Model Simulation Processing sketch, rewritten for Javascript (Summer 2011) 

Computational Photography Linkages Critical Phenomena & Phase Transitions classes taught for MIT ESP's Spark program (Spring 2011) 

Twitter by the #s data scraping & visualization (Fall 2010) 

"Jimbo 2" Processing sketch, rewritten for Coffeescript (Fall 2010  Winter 2012) 

"Jimbo" Processing sketch, rewritten for Javascript (Fall 2010) 

Twittersaurus a very silly project to explore patterns of selfidentification and/or find a Twitter username (Summer 2010) 

GeoWiki an ongoing effort to explore geographic information (Spring 2010) 

"Human Voices" oneminute video created for 4.301 (Fall 2009) 

"Inverse Auditory Periscopes" body extension constructed for 4.301 (Fall 2009) 

From Path Integrals to Fractional Quantum Statistics expository paper written for 8.06 (Spring 2009) (and winner of the 2009 Feynman Writing Award) 

An Introduction to Quantum Cellular Automata expository paper written for 6.896 (Fall 2008) 

Quantum Computing with Closed TimeLike Curves lecture notes written for 6.896 (Fall 2008) 

ZeroOne Laws, Random Graphs, and Fraïssé Limits expository paper written for 18.504 (Spring 2008) 

"Connectivity I" pretty picture (Spring 2008) 

Swinging Battering Ram teaching kids physics at ESP's Spark program (Spring 2008) 

Gradient Error and Origami summary presentation of research with the STPG (Summer 2007) 