I'm a data lover, storyteller, and pro question asker. Making complex things more accessible is my jam.
Currently Open to New Opportunities
Previously: Senior Journalist-Engineer at The Pudding
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March 25 2021 • 1 min read
How the names of 6,816 complexion products can reveal bias in beauty
November 9 2020 • 1 min read
Live-streamed animals from your favorite zoos and aquariums all in one place
August 20 2020 • 1 min read
Detailing The Pudding’s process to go from idea to data story
August 20 2020 • 1 min read
Follow the economic mobility of 11,172 middle class families over 50 years
June 20 2020 • 1 min read
But do you know the names that could be “other Karens” or “future Karens?” We found them using data.
April 13 2020 • 1 min read
How long would it take for an infinite number of monkeys with an infinite number of keyboards to play Happy Birthday by randomly mashing keys? We test it out in this live running experiment
February 2 2020 • 1 min read
Seattle may be further down the list than you would think
October 1 2019 • 1 min read
An exploration of PetFinder data
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.