Themes of work

To help me figure out what to do next work-wise, I tried listing the things I've done over the years to see if I can find any themes and to remind myself what I find interesting.

Projects worked on (in various guises):

  • Euromonitor EMMA project
  • Glastonbury Leftfield
  • Love Music Hate Racism
  • Ostracod mutual climatic range method
  • Ethical Threads
  • Intuitive (Travel) Systems
  • Election Memory
  • PlanningAlerts.org
  • Groups Near You
  • Election Leaflets
  • MOO
  • farmsubsidy.org
  • StreetWire
  • Stay Private
  • Product Recalls
  • Ernest Marples
  • Rewired State
  • ScraperWiki
  • Alphagov
  • Word Clocks
  • GOV.UK
  • Digital Service Standard
  • The 100
  • Universal Credit (digital)
  • Land Registry Alpha
  • Vellum
  • Brixton Radar
  • Whiteboard Dials
  • Food Alerts
  • Lambeth Council website
  • London Murals
  • Bicycle Barometer
  • Government as a Platform
  • Habitat

Themes (?) & interests:

  • Local information and the built environment made meaningful
  • Presenting the right data to people at the right time and in the right place
  • Simpler interfaces though clear conceptual models
  • (Smart) Todo lists as UI
  • Dials as UI
  • Software that makes choices for people (in a transparent way or through limiting options)
  • GIS without the maps
  • Better information for consumers
  • Scraping data and making it open
  • Crowdsourcing
  • Helping people get involved the workings of their democracy
  • Technologists in government
  • Permissions understood
  • Printing
  • Mixing selfish and altruistic information in one place
  • Making the job market better through better data
  • (Mis)using cucumber tests to make software and data understandable