Hi, I'm Jared – I tell stories with data and code

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Axios

The domino effect of the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza

The Israel-Hamas war has triggered new cycles of violence beyond the borders of Gaza, drawing global attention to the network of Iranian-backed militias that wield influence — and arms — across the Middle East.
data visualization
Svelte
webdev
Axios

Is 2024 the Cicadapocalypse or a Cicadapalooza?

In 2024, a double brood of periodical cicadas will appear across the United States. Some have called the emergence a "cicadapocalypse," but is it really?
data visualization
mapping
Svelte
webdev
Axios

The bitcoin ETF saga

How bitcoin believers conceived the cryptocurrency to make it as easy as possible for traditional investors to buy in — and how Bitcoiners refused to give up when regulators pushed back.
Svelte
webdev
data visualization
SND Bronze medal
Axios

How Canada's wildfires devastated U.S. air quality

For months, smoke from Canadian wildfires blanketed the U.S., causing the worst air quality on record. Is this the new normal?
data visualization
Svelte
webdev
Polygraph/Google Trends

Google Trends Time Capsule

Explore the history of Google Searches
data visualization
Svelte
webdev
Axios

Rising sea levels threaten hazardous waste facilities along U.S. coast

Sea level rise due to climate change is threatening hazardous waste management infrastructure along U.S. coastlines
mapping
data reporting
Axios

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: Why women wait longer than men to be nominees?

On average, women wait twice as long to be nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, according to an Axios analysis.
data visualization
Svelte
webdev
Axios

Box office dominance of action and adventure movies

Visualizing the box office dominance of action and adventure movies
data visualization
D3
Svelte
R
Award Winner
Axios

Can you trust your eyes?

How to spot deepfakes created by AI image generators
Svelte
webdev
Axios

Communicating in color

How the women of the British monarchy use their clothing to send a message
data visualization
Svelte
webdev
design
Axios

Analyzing “thank yous” at the Oscars

Visualizing the most commonly used words in Academy Award acceptance speeches from 1939–2022
data visualization
Svelte
R
Axios

Graphic request logger

A Slack/Bolt.js app for logging graphic requests to Google Sheets and fetching data summaries
tool
Node.js
APIs
IIBA Shortlist
Axios

History of pickup trucks

Pickup trucks have gotten bigger, higher-tech — and more dangerous
Svelte
webdev
3D
Award Winner
Axios

Draw your neighborhood

Interactive game to draw neighborhood boundaries and compare answers to other Axios Local readers.
Svelte
webdev
R
Axios

1 million deaths

Remembering the lives lost to COVID-19 in America.
data visualization
Svelte
design
Personal project

The mewithoutYou “Farewell” Tour, visualized

Visualizing the setlists of the band's final tour
webdev
node.js
APIs
Svelte
Personal project

concert.log

An incomplete list of shows I've been to; omissions by error or embarrassment
webdev
APIs
Svelte
Bash
Axios

Zoom shuffle bot

A Node.js app to get the participants of a Zoom meeting and return a shuffled numbered list via a Slack slash command
tool
Node.js
APIs
Axios

The year in Covid

From the winter surge to the arrival of the vaccines — and then, sadly, back to the start of a new winter surge.
data visualization
d3.js
canvas
Svelte
Axios

Employee departures by industry sector

Food and hospitality industries still recovering from pandemic shock
data visualization
d3.js
Svelte
Axios

Batch chart generator

A process for programmatically creating charts and maps using the Datawrapper API in bulk
tool
R
APIs
Bash
Award Winner
Delaware Online

Delaware gun violence database

In 2017, Delaware Online/The News Journal began to log every shooting that is reported in the state, as there was and continues to be no public database of these acts of violence
database design
data visualization
React
Award Winner
Delaware Online

Better loving through chemistry

Old letters capture epic China-to-Delaware immigration story
webdev
design
Award Winner
Delaware Online

Racial Vaccine Gap

Wealth and race still affect vaccine rates in Delaware, and it's getting worse
data visualization
data reporting
d3.js
R
Award Winner
Delaware Online

Letters to the past

What would you tell yourself before everything changed?
webdev
design
Personal project

Critical Words

A brief text analysis of the popular D&D live play web series
data visualization
d3.js
Express
MongoDB
Heroku
Award Winner
Delaware Online

18 Hours in C Building

A visual walkthrough of how the Vaughn riot unfolded
webdev
design
React
Towards Data Science

Yes, Rep. Borowicz invocation was unusual

An analyses of more than 400 invocations since 2013 shows why the prayer stood out
data visualization
web scraping
R
ggplot2
Towards Data Science

Visualizing the 2017 wildfire season

2017 was a devastating year for wildfires in the United States, especially in California that had more than 9,000 fires burning over 1.3 million acres
data visualization
R
ggplot2
Illustrator
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Who’s running for Philadelphia City Council?

How the more than 50 Council candidates divided up in 2019
data visualization
webdev
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Pennsylvania, Polarized

How a blue wave and red response deepened the state’s political divisions
data visualization
d3.js
data reporting
The Philadelphia Inquirer

The emergency landing of Southwest Flight 1380

Mapping the mid-air explosion and emergency landing of Southwest Flight 1380
ArcGIS
Illustrator