Projects

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Fiscal IQ / Comeback America Initiative

Created FiscalIQ.net for Comeback America Initiative, a non-profit organization led by former comptroller general Dave Walker, to educate the public on our nation’s debt. WordPress site that integrates comprehensive SurveyGizmo quiz, with extensive logic for reporting scores, rendering Facebook and Twitter sharing, and links to discuss individual questions. Featured on CNN, CNBC, MSNBC with more

Sports Twickr – Knight Foundation News Entrepreneur Boot Camp

With plan for Twitter/ Flickr/YouTube based sports site and service called Sportstwickr, won fellowship to attend inaugural Knight Foundation-funded program at the University of Southern California. After the fellowship, I learned my instincts about curation were on target, but I pivoted away from creating a product based on a social media service, and instead focused

Baseball Industry Network
Baseball Industry Network

Coordinated with founder Tyrone Brooks to assist him in the creation of the Baseball Industry Network on LinkedIn. Co-hosted events, including first-anniversary meetup at headquarters of my previous agency, Genuine Interactive. Group has grown to more than 25,000 members and has helped to redefine the notion of what the Baseball industry really is.  

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Survey Gizmo & Children’s Hospital Boston

Pilot project that enabled parents to take integrated SurveyGizmo survey about treatment options for their children Results dynamically posted on a grid with comments displayed for each treatment option. Built in WordPress, with custom plugin to leverage SurveyGizmo API to pull data into centralized admin Additional integration with Disqus for enhanced comment and sharing capability

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Drupal-Based Twitter Curator

Inspired partly by Sportstwicker / Boot Camp experience, strategized solution for Children’s Hospital to integrate curated tweets into conditions and treatment pages on Children’s Hospital’s web site. Curator establishes a queue for targeted tweets based on keyword, has approval functionality and embeddable Javascript widgets for channels of tweets. Also included auto-approval and retweet functionality and

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W3 Award-Winning Stemcell Website for Children’s Hospital Boston

Managed creation of informational site, built in WordPress, that integrates video, Flash, and comprehensive written information about the structure and promise of stem cells. Winner, 2010 W3 award; Activism category Finalist, 2010 MITX award; Health & Wellness category Site since retired by Children’s Hospital [/list]  

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Gameday Magazine

An ongoing partnership project more than 10 years in the making, I have been the sole developer for GamedayMagazine.com, a high school sports site based in Loudoun County, Va.

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Aspen Hill Christian Church Blog

Created responsive blog for Aspen Hill Christian Church. Blog navigation aligns with (currently non-responsive) main church site, which is in transition.

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Wikipedia: The Missing Manual Integration

As part of my role as a web producer for O’Reilly Media’s Missing Manual book series, I served as a project manager on a very unique project. O’Reilly has been a leader in bridging the print-digital divide among book publishers. They were among the first to convert their books to a usable XML format known

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Serendipity Special Events

Designed and developed a website for a wedding event planner. During design and development process, I encouraged the creation of a blog. In 2005 this was not as common a practice. The blog grew in popularity and helped the service get known and shared. In 2009, Serendipity Special Events was listed as one of the

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Angry Little Burrito Photography

Angry Little Burrito Photography is the photography site for an accomplished journalist and television producer. The shots are taken from around the world an provide intimate looks at the wide range of characters and challenges humanity faces. The site was built in WordPress with a Flash image gallery, blog and social media integration. [/list]  

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Contributing to PBS Frontline’s digital_nation

A few years ago, I was confronted with an interesting dilemma. And I do mean confronted. While reconnecting with a high school classmate, I encountered some fairly hostile comments about my political beliefs. I had advice from others to disengage with the person, but I couldn’t do that. I wanted to keep the dialogue going.