Fullstack software engineer with experience building web apps in React-Redux, NodeJS, SQL, Ruby on Rails. Interested in systems architecture with previous study in cybernetics, information theory, and systems thinking from Columbia University & the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture. Fan of Ribbonfarm, Sarah Perry, Stewart Brand, Christopher Alexander, Shannon compression.
Two years (2015-2017) as an assistant network technician at CUIT.
Dissect (repo), a web tool in JS and Pizzicato that lets you remix The Beatles (solo/mute toggling, panning, reverb, & distortion). Prefigured "track tours" use choreographed setTimeouts to show visitors around the track.
WritingOscillation / Fashion
Suspended Reason, July 19 2018
New Fiction is Psychic Occupation
Suspended Reason, April 1 2018
Predictive Processing & Art as Cognitive Remodeling
Suspended Reason, March 27 2018
Backgrounding Techniques in Cinema and Literature
Suspended Reason, February 17 2018
"Another Green World"
Ribbonfarm, March 9 2017
Post-Ritual Space: Berghain
Suspended Reason, Dec 23 2016
Ulysses, Wilde, and a Theory of Literary Compression
Suspended Reason, November 7 2016
AdHoc Issue 11 (copy editor)
AdHoc, March 22 2016
Suspended Reason, July 2016
Every Little Star
Suspended Reason, May 2016
Regarding Rockism Parts Two & Three: The Rise of Poptimism and The New Rockism
Rare Candy Magazine, January 28 2016
Regarding Rockism Part One: Black Truths and Noble Savages
Rare Candy Magazine, November 22 2015
Bodega Bay: Our Brand Could Be Your Life
Rare Candy Magazine, August 31 2015
Miguel Gallego: Every Dog Has Zir Day
Rare Candy Magazine, April 7 2015
with A D Jameson, part II
Suspended Reason, April 5 2018
with A D Jameson Part I
Suspended Reason, April 3 2018
with Sarah Perry
Suspended Reason, December 30 2017
with Bodega Bay
Rare Candy, May 1 2015
- Working towards a predictive processing model of aesthetics (research channel). Preprint of speculative paper "A Bayesian hermeneutic," cowritten with Thomas Rutten, here. (Research Gate link)
- Working towards a theory of literary compression (in progress). Update: Early sketch here.
- Developing a concept of critical proxies as initially sketched out in the final section of this essay.
- ex-Managing editor for the first U.S. undergraduate journal of art criticism (JAC).
- ex-Managing editor of Rare Candy, a print and online music magazine.
Convert the old PDFs collecting dust on your hard drive into a form of currency.
SRIG, a project with neural networks where pictures I take are replaced by algorithmically similar images.
Love + Mercy,one-off band with Caleb Oldham for HiFi Snock.
Dream Baby Dream, a 2014 radio station for WBAR.
HiFi Snock Uptown, an uptown, DIY music venue I helped start with Michael Blair, Canada Choate, Mabel Taylor, others in 2014.
Faux Pool, a semi-parodic semi-earnest webshop in its early stages.
Wikipedia Contributed Pages
Faux Pool Newsletter
Now-comatose weekly newsletter with experimental computer artist Tim Goodwin and walking rock'n'roll encyclopedia/ArtForum fact-checker Canada Choate. We sent letters out every Monday at 4pm.