skills

Not too many people can do what I can do.

Since college, my career has taken me from managing a software store to database systems management to network administration to network emergency technician to web master to web developer to web designer to interactive designer to university professor.

What’s common to all these aptitudes and roles?

Data management and design – the constant in all the information revolutions starting with Gutenberg.

johncarmody.com

information (at) johncarmody (dot) net

I DO IT ALL

  • web design
  • web development
  • WordPress
  • database management
  • network management
  • interactive data design
  • sound design
  • video editing
  • university teaching

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johncarmody.com

information (at) johncarmody (dot) net

Since college, my career has taken me from managing a software store to database systems management to network administration to network emergency technician to web master to web developer to web designer to interactive designer to university professor.

What’s common to all these aptitudes and roles?

Data management and design – the constant in all the information revolutions starting with Gutenberg.

music

INFLUENCES

  • Buck Owens in Bakersfield playing with the Buckaroos, circa 1963.

  • The Rolling Stones in 1965, before Brian croaked.

  • Buddy Holly circa 1958.

  • Blondie's drummer was great.

video

time-lapse footage with faceless humans, animals and nature.

Original Video

Resolution No. One

A reflection of brooding mood and intensity, solitude and anonymity.

Photography and Soundtrack © John Carmody

“The beach is a place where a man can feel he's the only soul in the world that's real”- Pete Townshend

“Resolution No. One” was influenced by Man Ray, Edward Hopper and The Who.

Listen closely to the soundscape I designed. All the water, wind & bird sounds are signals from shortwave and pirate radio stations.

second-glance

INTERACTIVE THE WASHINGTON POST MAGAZINE

“THE GREAT WALL OF MUSIC”

A section of my studio was featured in the Washington Post Magazine's SECOND GLANCE section.


Using the slider, find the 12 differences between the original photograph and the altered photograph.

Degree of difficulty: Moderate


Test Your Skill

Second Glance Second Glance Differences

The Answers

Second Glance Second Glance - Answers

cemetery

Genealogy

Family Burial Plots Mount Olivet Cemetery

Take an interactive tour through Carmody Family burial plots at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Washington, DC.

The Carmody Family Museum is an interactive exhibition designed to promote and preserve memories of Carmody, Papson, Donahoe & Oetting ancestors, among others, as well as to educate and entertain their descendants as to lives led in better days.

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Garden of Earthly Delights

Hieronymus Bosch

The Garden of Earthly Delights is the modern title given to a triptych oil painting on oak panel painted by the Early Netherlandish master Hieronymus Bosch, housed in the Museo del Prado in Madrid since 1939. It dates from between 1490 and 1510, when Bosch was between 40 and 60 years old.

series

How Much Time Did The Average Joe Spend Watching TV Last Year?

40 days

Last year, Average Joe spent the equivalent of 40 days of his life - 24/7 - just. watching. television.

Network TV ran 11 minutes of ads per hour — Average Joe sure must like commercials because he wasted spent 7.7 days last year watching commercials. That's 24/7 ads, for more than a week.

Don't let this happen to you.

Why Be Average, Joe?

  • Pull the plug and smash your screens.

  • Burn your Kindle and read a real book.

  • Repeat 'til dead.

How Much Time Did The Average Joe Spend On Facebook Last Year?

9.5 days

Last year, Average Joe spent the equivalent of nearly 10 full days of his life - 24/7 - on Facebook.

His real-time social conversations don't allow him time for reflection, analysis or critical thinking.

What's worse, studies suggest that social media increases Average Joe's anxiety, depression, loneliness and fear of missing out.

Don't let this happen to you.

Why Be Average, Joe?

  • Pull the plug and smash your screens.

  • Burn your Kindle and read a real book.

  • Repeat 'til dead.

How Much Money Did The Average Joe Spend At Redskin Games Last Year?

$666.00

Did you know? The most expensive games to attend are in FedEx Field, where two people on average will spend $272.17 to watch the Washington Redskins, paying an average of $87.33 per ticket, $9 per beer, $5 for a soft drink, $6 for a hot dog and more than $57 to park.

There is a direct correlation between literacy and employment.

Average Joe's low reading rate and "Newspeak" Twitter vocabulary suggest that he is not likely to be eloquent when explaining his difficulty finding and keeping satisfying work, or providing for his family.

Don't let this happen to you.

Why Be Average, Joe?

  • Pull the plug and smash your screens.

  • Burn your Kindle and read a real book.

  • Repeat 'til dead.

How Much Did The Average Joe Read Last Year?

4 Books

Did you know? 24% of American adults say they haven’t read a book in whole or in part in the past year, whether in print, electronic or audio form.

There is a direct correlation between literacy and employment.

Average Joe's low reading rate and "Newspeak" Twitter vocabulary suggest that he is not likely to be eloquent when explaining his difficulty finding and keeping satisfying work, or providing for his family.

Don't let this happen to you.

Why Be Average, Joe?

  • Pull the plug and smash your screens.

  • Burn your Kindle and read a real book.

  • Repeat 'til dead.

Combien a fait le Joe MoyenLis L'année dernière?

4 livres

Le saviez-vous? 24% des adultes américains disent ne pas avoir lu un livre en tout ou en partie l'année dernière, que ce soit sous forme imprimée, électronique ou audio.

Il existe une corrélation directe entre alphabétisation et emploi.

Joe Moyen's faible taux de lecture et "Newspeak" Twitter le vocabulaire suggère qu'il n'est pas susceptible d'être éloquent lorsqu'il explique sa difficulté à trouver et à garder un travail satisfaisant, ou à subvenir aux besoins de sa famille.

Ne laissez pas cela vous arriver.

Pourquoi être moyen, Joe?

  • Tirez la prise et écraser vos écrans.

  • Graver votre Kindle et lire un vrai livre.

  • Répétez jusqu'à mort.

Let me solve your problems.

I DO IT ALL - web development & design; interactive new-media integration; audio & video editing and more.

I am highly skilled at designing & building custom interactive solutions using WordPress, JSON, AJAX and Bootstrap and as many APIs as I can get my hands on.

Helping organizations emerge from their outdated systems & practices is a specialty.