Can you buy into Baltimore? A data dashboard for renters

Visit the Tableau Dashboard We know that homeownership is a path toward stability and building wealth, so how can we provide renters with concrete ways to think about owning? How can we connect renters with innovative resources that make the prospect of ownership more possible? How can we give current renters the confidence to pursue …

A Proposition: For New College Students Considering the Rainbow

I've just finished my final piece in visual storytelling, using Figma as a tool less for prototyping an app and more for developing an interactive argument. The idea, however, is that this COULD become an app, used by admissions officers and high school guidance counsellors for the humanities-curious. Click for the Figma Prototype (Desktop/Laptop only) …

Getting Creative with the Economy: A Baltimore KPI Dashboard

Having lived in Baltimore for a few years, and having several friends involved in the creative industries there, I wanted to explore this aspect of the economy in my most recent Tableau dashboard. I used ten Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance data sets for arts-related businesses and employment, public art, median household income, demographics, unemployment rate, …

Patricia Highsmith

Photograph: Ulf Andersen/Getty

Almost 10 years ago, I taught a course on Patricia Highsmith, and since then, there has been a bit of interest in this mini-documentary I created for my students and the end-of-term film festival we hosted around Highsmith adaptations. It's about 16 minutes in length, posted originally on Vimeo and now YouTube. The Associació Internacional …