Most Canadian news services are not making strong digital products. NoFeed is an exploration of what a digital-first, tech-driven, Canadian-based news aggregator could look like. Using Node.js, the app parses a growing list of newsources, using NLP to categorize and group stories into a reverse chron newsfeed, where a human editor can curate and publish the best and most relevant stories.
Cohousr is part of a co-housing research project I'm helping my brother with. It uses node and request-promise and Google's Custom Search Engine API to scrape data from cohousing craigslist ads. The data will be further analyzed to gain an accurate picture of how people are talking about these kinds of communities.
This was my first ever open source contribution. ESFiddle is an ES6 online playground, letting users try out awesome ES6 features. I help redesigned the profile page to be mobile friendly and make better use of space.
Ron Howard Voice is a dumb Twitter bot I made using Node.js and the npm package Twit. It's like, so dumb I shouldn't even talk about it here.
At Sharp, I've put together a variety of editorial features for the magazine. They're fun projects that let me design and develop. In the magazine, these articles would be big multi-page spreads, cover stories, but they often lose their impact when just put into a standard CMS template. These executions incease the impact of the stories online.