I'm a data-lover, story-teller, and pro question asker. Fun things on the internet are my jam.
Senior Journalist-Engineer at The Pudding
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June 24 2019 • 1 min read
Forget the books that everyone is reading. Here are 200+ books that no one has checked out from the Seattle Public Library in a decade.
June 2 2019 • 10 min read
I have always struggled with failure. Switching careers brought that back full force. Here's what I learned along the way.
April 24 2019 • 1 min read
We looked at 19 years of covers to find how Vogue magazine represents women of all shades.
March 4 2019 • 1 min read
Every year the top high school basketball recruits get hyped up. How often do they pan out?
February 7 2019 • 2 min read
What we learned about sexualization from analyzing 481 high school dress code policies.
November 27 2018 • 2 min read
Every boy band to chart the Hot 100 since 1980, rendered as adorable, data-driven, dancing illustrations.
August 15 2018 • 2 min read
If you wear women's clothes, you already know this. But now we've got the data to show it.
July 17 2018 • 1 min read
There's no TMI here, just 20,000 people talking about their experiences with contraception.
July 6 2018 • 2 min read
Bye bye tricky SVG alignments.
June 14 2018 • 1 min read
Rihanna's Fenty Beauty is a champion for makeup inclusivity. But how do other brands across the US and the world compare?
May 10 2018 • 1 min read
Cookie recipes written by computers. What could go wrong?
March 26 2018 • 5 min read
Using the purrr package to iterate over lots of values and return a data frame.
March 21 2018 • 1 min read
Using data and our own experiences to write love letters to the cities we call home.
February 1 2018 • 1 min read
Exploring today's weather on Mars and in your area through postcard correspondance with the Curiosity Rover.
December 4 2017 • 1 min read
Exploring over 30 million feelings towards 3,000+ topics using data from a dating app
November 15 2017 • 7 min read
My journey into making the code in my blog posts colorful
September 8 2017 • 1 min read
An analysis of driving times to abortion clinics in the US
August 22 2017 • 1 min read
Analyzing gender tropes in film with screen direction from 2,000 scripts.
July 6 2017 • 1 min read
The past, present, and future of captive whales and dolphins according to data and pop culture.
May 24 2017 • 1 min read
Are more babies born after storms? Or superbowl wins? We investigate the data on timing and geography of births in the US.
May 2 2017 • 17 min read
My explorations of d3's nesting functions
January 7 2017 • 22 min read
Text parsing, analytics, and d3.js interactive data visualization of movie transcripts
December 27 2016 • 51 min read
Exploring the courses taken and performance of 103,091 Free Code Camp students.
December 19 2016 • 23 min read
Wonder how I set up this website using just GitHub pages, Hugo, and RStudio package blogdown? This tutorial walks you through every step.
December 17 2016 • 8 min read
A list of the data science courses I've taken, my ratings on them, and comments for future learners.
November 16 2016 • 21 min read
Cleaning, exploring, and mapping dog ownership data in Seattle
November 10 2016 • 28 min read
Exploring the usage of Pronto! ridesharing bikes in Seattle
November 9 2016 • 12 min read
Data exploration and machine learning in RMarkdown for a Kaggle Playground Competition.