I like minimalism. I'm the VP of Product at Onswipe. I'm a high-speed rail and infrastructure buff. I’ve taught on new media and the cult TV show Lost. I’ve edited for Techmeme and worked on Capitol Hill. I’m on LinkedIn and Twitter. I do art. I’ve got a resume.
The frontend team I led at Onswipe built and launched the Onswipe experience, our touch-optimized, customizable tablet publishing platform—built entirely in the browser. Designed to compete with native applications, we focused on an intuitive interface based on a magazine-format metaphor.
The frontend team I led at Onswipe designed and developed an optimized publication experience, inside the browser, on mobile devices. Developing a unique, immersive experience with competitive performance on all devices was key.
Google’s marketing department asked for a viral gadget that would let any site owner offer their customers personalized, dynamic driving directions right in their Web site. I focused on parity with the full Google Maps featureset and animations and visual cues to create an intuitive experience.
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My master’s work at Brown focused on building multi-touch interfaces that are as precise and robust as traditional point-and-click interfaces. On the Microsoft PixelSense (formerly Surface), we developed a powerful collaborative image manipulation app called SurfaceShop with spatial memory as a touchstone.
At Brown, we’ve integrated the educational StarPad SDK with the Microsoft Surface to create an environment that lets students interact with the mathematics they write in ways impossible on paper.
Chad Matlin and I designed and taught a course for Tufts’s Experimental College on the social, economic, and technological implications of the cult television show Lost.