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bio website 23rdworld.com
location Seattle, WA
age 38
visits member for 3 years, 5 months
seen Jan 23 '12 at 19:53

Designer and front end web dev for Walk Score, a site that measures the walkability of any address and promotes car free living. We've got a lot of cool vis projects, and some of the fun things we work on include Bike Score, transit analysis, APIs for map projects, iPhone app for consumers, etc.

I'm super lucky to work with a bunch of ninjas. Our shop uses git, chef, python, php (legacy), WordPress, SASS, etc. I'm a front end dev, had a lot of fun designing our iPhone app and mostly just fill in where the team needs me using a decade or so of freelance *nix web dev.

In love with git. Goal: get more awesome at SASS, project management and product development.

Check it (nerdy stuff):

http://walk.sc/10dH8xQ - apartment search filtered by a "commute shed" of 23 minutes by public transit from a location (you can overlay multiple commutes to narrow search)

http://www.walkscore.com/traverse - road network travel time traversal visualization, enter your location and see how far you can get on foot or other mode within a given time

http://www.walkscore.com/bike/WA/Seattle - heatmap overlays for bike scores, lanes, hills, and bike commuters for major US & Canadian cities.

http://www.walkscore.com/iphone/ Walk Score iPhone app - designing for retina, something I'd love to do MORE of. Checkout the commute time visualizations in the apartment search :D

comment 4 year old is wetting the bed a year after finishing potty training
My child is still a toddler but I had bed wetting problems ~5 years old. It might been going to school or my new baby sister but I have vivid memories of feeling frozen by terror in my bed because I thought there was a ghost in the bathroom and on the stairs. I had seen E.T. and even though I liked it (and E.T.) all the scary emotions were suddenly making night-time and the dark very scary.
comment What age do you stop reading bedtime stories?
Some of my fondest memories are of my dad reading to my siblings and I (before bed and otherwise). I still remember Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurty though I'm guessing he skipped over / changed quite a bit of it ;) I can't imagine him ever refusing to read to us. He instilled a love of reading and we were all early readers. I think we all started reading ourselves to sleep by 3rd grade (9 years old).
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