Expensive Taste is an interactive guessing game encouraging users to consider the intersection of aesthetic and economic value within the art market.
AskRedditButAI is a website and an AI Reddit and Twitter personality. It comprises 84,781 questions generated by a GPT-2 model trained on over 7000 AskReddit posts. The website presents a selection of 25 questions each day. Users can upvote or downvote each question. Every 6 hours the top voted question is posted to the subreddit /r/AskRedditButAI and tweeted by the account @AskRedditButAI.
No Nonsense Recipes
Custom Web Application
No Nonsense Recipes offers users a clean and ad-free experience. It presents recipes with no pop-ups, SEO optimizations, or tracking scripts.
Dr. Monica Steinberg
Dr. Steinberg is an Assistant Professor of American Studies at the University of Hong Kong
Dr. Erika Doss
Dr. Doss is a Professor of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame
GSA Spreadsheet Consolidation
The project entailed streamlining the client's process of gathering information from multiple sub-consultants. Scripted Excel to combine data from multiple spreadsheets and to calculate totals in the format required to successfully bid on government contracts.
AutoCAD Scripting (AutoLisp)
The project entailed developing numerous scripts using the AutoLisp language to automate repetitive tasks in AutoCAD such as placing and relocating objects and extracting data to populate Excel spreadsheets.
Archaeological Survey Location Collector
Developing a cross-platform (Android / iOS) mobile application to enable archaeological researchers to easily collect and organize field data. The app allows users to take pictures in the field and immediately upload them directly to the University of Hong Kong server where they are automatically placed into the correct file structure for later analysis. The app is developed with React Native and communicates with a Django REST API backend and PostgreSQL database.
Art Wars is a simulated art market trading game. Players can virtually buy and sell famous artworks and track their financial performance based on historical auction data.
Data Analysis and Visualization
We analyzed records from over 172 million scholarly papers and 7 million patents to identify geographic trends among collaborators in different fields. The data is made available via an interactive website where users can search for keywords to bring up papers and patents and see the geographic locations of the paper authors and patent inventors displayed on an interactive map. Scholarly paper data was provided by Microsoft Academic Graph. Patent data was provided by the US Patent and Trademark Office. Full-text search is achieved with an Elasticsearch index and presented via a React based website. Python and SQL were used for the data analysis.
An Alternate History Tour of the Mall in Washington DC
Augmented and Virtual Reality
An augmented reality tour of sites surrounding and within the National Mall in Washington, DC. This mobile app and website presents users with the lesser-known history of the people who built the famous monuments and buildings in the US capital.