Some recent projects

Authorial London

Authorial London

Role: co-investigator and lead developer

The Authorial London project is compiling and mapping references to places within London found in works by writers who have lived there.

It has been developed as the first instance of a re-usable platform we call, “Authorial {X}.“ Our intent is that researchers and college instructors may readily instantiate a similar site for any place of interest, and engage either a class or research community of interest in gathering data for it.

Çatalhöyük Living Archive

Çatalhöyük Living Archive

Role: co-investigator and lead developer

Çatalhöyük Living Archive is an experimental web application representing data from 21 years of excavation and analysis at that Neolithic settlement southeast of Konya on the Anatolian Plateau in present-day Turkey.

The project's over-arching goal is the reorganization and open publication of all Çatalhöyük data so it can be more readily re-interpreted, now and beyond the period of active excavation ending in 2016

City Nature

City Nature

Role: co-investigator and lead developer

Nature is unevenly distributed in and across cities despite the fact that much else about cities scales with population. The City Nature project combined spatial analysis of parks and other natural areas in cities with text mining of planning documents and published historical narratives to explore why.

ORBIS: The Stanford Geospatial Network of the Roman Empire

ORBIS: The Stanford Geospatial Network of the Roman Empire

Role: Site design (v1); developer

By simulating movement along the principal routes of the Roman road network, the main navigable rivers, and hundreds of sea routes in the Mediterranean, Black Sea and coastal Atlantic, this interactive model reconstructs the duration and financial cost of travel in antiquity