In July, the UN Human Development Report Office and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative released the 2019 global MPI. This interactive data story accompanying the release goes beyond averages to show stark regional and subnational disparities in multidimensional poverty.
Several fellow students and I competed in a datathon and analyzed the relationships between subway ridership, street traffic, and subway performance.
When you need to do ‘fuzzy’ string matching between two sets of strings with different formatting/spelling conventions, I recommend using TF-IDF vectorization.
An interactive map of over 2 million complaints made through New York City’s 311 hotline about city services, code violations, and other civic issues - broken down by neighborhood and complaint type.
An interactive visualization of over 40 years of U.S. exports and imports, with emphasis on how trade balances with each country have evolved.
Different provisions of the federal tax code are beneficial (or costly) to taxpayers based on where they live and their income. The state and local income tax (SLIT) refund, for example, saves money for almost everyone in high-tax places like New York, while the capital gains provision is a boon to rich people everywhere. SearchTaxData is a web app to explore the effect of any provision across both of these dimensions.
A little bit about my work teaching elementary and middle school students the basics of programming and computational thinking during the 2017-18 academic year.
At Tomorrow Lab, I worked on a project to discover what we could gain from communicating from a long distance without screens.
Collecting data, testing performance, and modifying circuitry to adapt an automobile traffic counter to count bicycle traffic.
Combining some LED panels, powerful microcontrollers, a raspberry pi for web connectivity, and a frontend interface to create art.