July 16, 2020 12:17 pmPublished by John Carmody
This interactive temporal map shows residence and migration patterns of maternal and paternal ancestors from Europe in the 1730s to America starting in the 1820s. This includes Ireland, Slovakia, Hungary and Germany.
April 1, 2019 11:17 pmPublished by John Carmody
Designed to make my friends laugh, this game is meant to drive the player crazy. So far I can sometimes score as high as 900, but no higher - can you do better?
January 15, 2016 10:38 pmPublished by John Carmody
I was hired to design and build the National Press Foundation a state-of-the-art Digital Asset Management system allowing the foundation to deliver streamlined interactive educational experiences to the national and international journalists who make up their target audience.
October 3, 2018 6:52 pmPublished by John Carmody
Five Points (or The Five Points) was a 19th-century neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, New York City. It gained international notoriety as a densely populated, disease-ridden, crime-infested slum that existed for well over 70 years.
I'd been reading a history book about the Five Points and found a woodcut of a notorious intersection. I cleaned and up-sampled it in Photoshop, and used VIPs to create the image tile pyramid for the OpenSeaDragon library.
A nice piece of history and art and open-source software.
July 15, 2020 5:31 pmPublished by John Carmody
This interactive map shows where people of specific surnames lived in Ireland in the 19th century, according to parish records. I scraped a static dataset from the Irish Times website, and built a much more interesting way to view the same information, with additional insights provided by clustering of semi-opaque colored markers. The dataset has 4 pieces of information: latitude, longitude, name of parish and number of family surnames in that parish.
February 21, 2015 7:36 pmPublished by John Carmody
January 15, 2014 1:02 amPublished by John Carmody
Custom-Designed Clothing For Sale!
Mostly, I focus on recreations of ephemeral relics from the better days of the USA.