For this Geotab piece I wrote scripts to combine data from the US National Elevation Dataset and the US Census’s dataset of every American road, in order to identify the highest section of road in every US state. I also wrote the accompanying copy for the piece.
Marioke is the world’s ‘premier karaoke but with the words changed to be about video games’ experience. I wrote the software it runs on (also some of the stupidest songs), and can be regularly found running it at live events across the world (or every month in Dalston, London). For more info see singmarioke.com.
[Piece is now offline due to client merging with another company]
For this piece I used Crimson Hexagon’s Instagram insights tool to analyse popular hashtags to provide data that was then used populate a map of New York with emojis indicating the place and time of day people were instagramming different food and drinks.
I used OSMnx, Geoff Boeing’s amazing Python library for analysing street networks, to look at how orderly the streets are in various UK towns and cities.
Adapted from a live performance, I explain why you shouldn’t write a sequel to Lord of the Rings, with reference to various people who’ve tried and failed in different ways.
Another part of an irregular series in which I attempt to drive myself mad using huge databases about public infrastructure:
What’s the perfect day to get married on? If you live in the USA, I’ve worked it out (maybe).
I crunched data about the typical weather for each calendar date in different US cities, which was then used to power a tool to find the day with closest to ideal weather conditions for a wedding.