IFTTT

In June of 2017 I lead user research phase to determine the viability for a new product called Maker Platform. Established and managed the first community of makers who used IFTTT. Documented and developed case studies to determine how IFTTT’s products could evolve to better match the demand of…

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Data Emissions

Instruction I have vivid memories growing up of battling the covenant online in halo and video chatting with family across the country. Over time this love has perpetually grown as my bandwidth has increased from 64KB/s to 120MB/s. Recently, I have taken my data footprint to a new…

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Nomad

Nomad is a platform developed by Ideo CoLab for the purpose of increasing access to and usability of the more than 3 trillion untapped data streams. I created developer documentation, including narratives of applications for nomad based on emerging technologies, and developed working prototypes during workshops with clients. Hypothetical Applications…

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Galileo Starter Kit

June 2014 - August 2014 @ Intel Santa Clara “HOW MIGHT WE ENABLE NOVICE MAKERS IN GROUP ENVIRONMENTS TO START MAKING AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE WITH ELECTRONICS?” — Intel Labs Open Design Intern Team RESEARCH During the Summer of 2014 a team of interns (Juan Correa, Rucha Patwardhan, & William Felker) worked…

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Think Wrong Institute

Think Wrong Institute is an interdisciplinary thinktank that creates immersive opportunities for participants to break away from status-quo thinking while working on vexing real-world problems. The program brings Project M 's philosophies, including the think wrong process, to the greater public. Past Projects Taiwan '17 Power House Blitz Completed feasibility…

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Impact Hub Ambassadors

Offer a space that inspires, connects, and empowers people to realize enterprising ideas for sustainable impact. CREDITS Class: Interaction Design: Design Research Project Date: Spring 2014 Project Length: 7 weeks Team Members: Eli Bornstein and Helena Simões Key Role: Research, Acting, Photography, & Filming.…

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Memory Scarf

Enable heirlooms to act as vessels for memories that connect generations. RESEARCH Memory is a tricky thing. It is fragile, robust, and meaningful. We often lack appreciation of memories in the moment, only to find them important in the years ahead. These reasons are part of what motivated me to…

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Atmosphere

“Extend radio culture back to its personal, intimate, & cultural roots of storytelling.” RESEARCH Radio today has shifted dramatically from what it once was. In the beginning radio was purely meant to be used as a communication tool. From there it evolved into one of the main ways we listened…

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Freelance

Created a freelancing practice called Collaboratorium that implements emerging technologies for clients including IDEO, Audi Air, Future Partners, Workshop Cafe, Academy of Science, Workday, and Palace Games. Selected Work IDEO Future Partners I fabricated, coded, and built prototypes to showcase the work completed by IDEO Colab for their annual blueprint…

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