Pomodoro - OCR Tool
A tool that makes extracting text from complicated documents easier
Non-Renewed Copyright Analysis
Analysis of non-renewed works from 1923–1964 that are likely in the public domain
Smithsonian Open Access
Analysis of the Smithsonian open data release
Wikidata on id.loc.gov
I connected Library of Congress authority records to Wikidata
Library of Congress Blog
Like Github’s gist but for random RDF graphs. A spreadsheet RDF triple editor
Internet Archive book list
Worked at Internet Archive as a contractor building a big book list
LCC is made of people
Individuals found in ranges of LCC.
Mapping LCC to Wikipedia via LCSH
Connecting Wikipedia to LCC via LCSH :|
Library of Congress Holdings by LCC
A force diagram of resources held at the Library of Congress by LCC classification
Analyzing 20 Million FCC Net Neutrality Comments
Looking at the public comments for FCC's attempt to end Title 2 protection
Diagramming Bibframe 2.0
A large diagram of Bibframe
Zines vs. Google Vision API
Using commercial APIs to extract metadata about zine content
Blog part 2
CIDOC vs Solr — Steamrolling your model
Looking at using a complex model like CIDOC in a search index
Available Bulk Records
I made a list of available cultural heritage bulk lists.
BILLI / Nomadic Classification
Exploring how legacy inhouse classification systems at NYPL can be leveraged using linked data.
MARC Schema as JSON
Using JSON to describe the MARC standard.
Embedded Metadata Explorer
A web tool to embed data, like a dublin core record, into digital assets. Was MILS class project and DCMI poster paper
✲Cultural Heritage Systems
id.loc.gov vocab mappings
I spent effort to connect id.loc.gov to other LOD vocabularies
I work on id.loc.gov at Library of Congress in 2018/19 I did a big update to the site design.
I worked as a contractor building Carnegie Hall's linked data infrastructure and data portal
The Registry was large metadata into linked data aggregation project at NYPL. View the presentation or read the blog to learn more. The video was a demo of the front-end of the system.
Blog under "Big Labs" section
“Florentine Renaissance Drawings” Digital Project
A Linked Data system presenting three editions of Bernard Berenson’s catalog of Florentine painters.
I spent two years building NYPL's archive portal.
Blog, the first part
OSU VRL System
In 2009 I worked for Ohio State University building a system for their Visual Resource Library
✮Wikipedia / Wikidata / Wikibase
Variants: Comparing LCSH alt labels and Wikipedia redirects
Both Wikipedia and LCSH have alternative labels, comparing them.
Installing Wikibase Tutorial
Video tutorial on installing Wikibase
Analyzing DOI Citations in English Wikipedia
Analysis of the journal articles cited across all of english Wikipedia
Analyzing Books Cited in English Wikipedia
Analysis of the books cited across all of english Wikipedia
Wikibase for Research Infrastructure
Using Wikibase as a platform for your research project
Mapping Wikidata to Bibframe
A look at how a Bibframe record could be represented in Wikidata
1925 Public Domain
1925 resources in HathiTrust were automatically flipped to public domain on Jan 1st 2021 - LCC icicle graph
A look at new words found in the Democratic and Republican party platforms
LCC Tree Map
A Library of Congress Classification Tree Map for LC, Harvard and Columbia.
Library of Congress Web Archive
Viewing all 21K LC archived web pages at once
Vectorizing the DPLA
Using the DPLA metadata records as a source I vectorized their records to see if records aggregate based on textual features regardless of the metadata content.
List of all books @ Library of Congress
A large list of all the books at the Library of Congress
RFC — Visualizing Internet History
Visualizing the entire corpus the the RFC (Request for Comment) archive
Knight Challenge Elections
Analysis of the submissions to a Knight Foundation challenge
Prototype network viz for tulane contentDM metadata to RDF
Knight Challenge Libraries
Analysis of the submissions to a Knight Foundation challenge
The Networked Catalog
Rendering the entire NYPL catalog as a subject network graph.
All of NYPL's finding aids printed out
Large print visualisation of all of NYPL’s finding aids (10K). Going away present.
NYPL Network Renderings
Timelapse network renderings of NYPL’s catalog.
1001 NYPL Finding Aids
Proof of concept to render 1001 NYPL finding aids as one document.
Moretti-izer: Geometric Literature
An old experiment with Franco Moretti's idea
Linked Jazz Network
A network visualization of the relationships of jazz musicians based on historical oral history transcripts converted to linked data.
Between The Places
Inspired by Sol LeWitt, make a map cutting out the places you used to live
A twitter bot posting ISBN collisions
What did the sun look like on your birthday?
Maya Lin's Eclipsed Time
A simulation Eclipsed Time in the age of Covid-19
6 Hour PowerPoint
I put 1000 government PowerPoint presentations together
Rodin's Gates of Hell
There are two Gates of Hell sculptures on the east and west coast of America
Anaphora - political speech
Exploring repeated phrases in government audio from Library of Congress web archives.
Extracted elements from the text adventure game Zork
A little toy to make Frankenstein PDFs from government sources.
Extracting the frames in between serial photograph using computer vision stuff.
I trained a neural net on...
Dumb neural net thing, I was sick of seeing people posting the things they are training
Portals to change - DPLA doors
Portals to change
Effect Bath - BBC Sound Twitterbot
A mashup bot using the BBC sound effect library
How it was made
Little LC List Twitterbot
Little lists of similar sounding books at Library of Congress
Generative Tropical Cyclones Drawings
Randomly drawing the path of historical storms
Public Domain Cut-up Twitter Bot
Twitter bot mashing up public domain images
Paint by MARC (numbers)
Paint a picture by MARC record numbers
Code4Lib Markov Chain
A Markov chain toy using presentations delivered at Code4Lib 2016
What authorities were created on your birthday
When you get heatstroke walking home from trader joes and think about windows screen savers but with emojis.
Repotting old DH projects
Blog post about sunsetting old projects
A tool that organizes the output of the NER service and helps convert documents into RDF triples
DADAlytics: NER Service
A tool that combines multiple NER tools into one service
A IMLS grant to build tools to aid in entitiy extraction
PADB Fluxus history Site
A site to organize co-occurrence of performance artists. Specifically for the Fluxus movement. Support site for my MA in History of Art and Design from Pratt Institute
Linked Jazz 52nd St
Crowdsourcing tool to map the relationships between jazz musicians
※Teaching / Research
Programing for Cultural Heritage
I taught data + python to library students at Pratt Institute for 6 years as an adjunct. Checkout the class projects.
I am co-director of the Semantic Lab at Pratt Institute
Harvard LIL Fellowship
I was a 2017 summer fellow at Harvard’s Library Innovation Lab. I worked on Case Law and linked data
LOD Summer School @ University of Bologna
For a few years I co-taught a Linked Data summer school at the University of Bologna in Ravenna Italy.
A linked data digital humanities project to map the relationships of jazz musicians via oral history transcripts.
MA History of Art Deisgn Thesis
My master’s thesis for my MA in History of Art and Design from Pratt Institute. Using network analysis I looked at the Fluxus community and its development 1960-1969.
My Practicum for my Masters Information Library Science (MILS) degree
Counting votes in Philadelphia, a video
Daily Quar drawings
Drawings under quarantine
Italian Street Signs Vol. 1
Street signs from Italy
Random drawings from 2018
Screen printing projects involving repetition of art and history.
Buy a computer, change your life
List of Wikipedia Emoji redirects
It was national lasagna day or something.
Cleveland socialist newspaper covers
Cleveland had a socialist newspaper in the 1920s. I compiled all the covers, I think I was trying to impress a polish person.
Some old ass websites
something...about...idk, something to do with @ablwr
Frederick Wiseman Documentaries
What types of documentaries did Wiseman make by percentage?
Mapping Modern Day Herms
Experiment using mapping tools on my phone
I went to Venice yallll
Matt Miller Club
Hit the club and listen to bone thugs n harmony
List of Terror and Relief in Jorge Luis Borges
Close reading is scary yall
Moving on from NYPL
Me being polite about a bad situation