Statistician & Software Engineer.
I build meaningful applications using public data, statistics and modern web technologies. I am particularly interested in harnessing Singapore public data to encourage a more engaged citizenry, an objective long constrained by official gatekeeping but is slowly changing. Check out some of my recent work below, or connect with me on any of the following platforms.
A one-stop information portal to view and post the queue situation at over 900 primary care facilities in Singapore, with particular attention to live updates of the queue situation at public polyclinics. Cross-posted at viz.sg
The Singapore News Story
A data visualisation of the key words used in the Straits Times newspaper across 150 years of its history. Winning entry in IDA's Data in the City dataviz competition in 2014 and featured in ‘Singapore STories: Then, Now, Tomorrow’ exhibition at the ArtScience Museum in 2015. Precursor to NewspaperSG's Search Term Visualizer feature.
A data visualisation showing how UK households can be grouped together based on similarity of responses to the Bank of England's annual household survey on financial security. Top 5 finalist entry for Bank of England's dataviz competition in 2015.
R Shiny HTML CSS
A book sharing collective hosted on a web application. Ability to reserve and release books, responsive search by book title, and a user dashboard for managing reserved and shared books.
Citizens cannot relate well to the complex world around them by factual knowledge and logic alone...Narrative imagination...(is) the ability to think what it might be like to be in the shoes of a person different from oneself."
Martha C. Nussbaum, Not for Profit