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Sean is a software developer and technographer from Philly. He specializes in building web applications and evaluating digital communities. For fun he plays many different types of games and likes to be outside with friends. This website is his home on the web, where he serves up great links and aggregates his digital life.

Recent Activity

(Feb 20 2020) - Explorable Explanations
Upstanding examples of using play to learn.
(Feb 20 2020) - Poolside FM
Another A E S T H E T I C vaporwave-y site with great vibes and that home-cooked, human feeling.
(Feb 12 2020) - All about Birds | Hacker News
Lots of great links about birding and the bird-watching community.
(Jan 29 2020) - Robin Dunbar: Is There A Limit To How Many Friends We Can Have? - NPR
Pleasant overview of Dunbar's Number from the horse's mouth. Has some additional interesting statistics as well.
(Jan 22 2020) - A Curated List of Online Forums
(Jan 22 2020) - Ten Years Ago
Limited set of fun links to what the web looked like 10 years ago, really fun and reflective.
(Jan 15 2020) - your first communities - jenngineering
Nostalgic and thoughtful post on folk's first communities and what happened to them.
(Jan 15 2020) - Neon Genesis Evangelion: what the powerful anime really means in 2020 - Polygon
Deeply thought out review of an awesome, complex show.
(Jan 13 2020) - FullCalendar - JavaScript Event Calendar
Potentially useful library for integrating a calendar into your app.
(Aug 14 2019) - Aspects of Main Street
A short series of observations about the local main street.
(Jun 11 2019) - The Premise of Technography
(Mar 11 2019) - Clay Shirky on building social software
(Dec 11 2018) - Imzy Closing
Some quick thoughts on the closing of Imzy.
(Nov 29 2018) - Modern Witchcraft

Projects

The Technographer - My blog.
Checklisting.Club - Collaborative preparedness SaaS.
The VFA News Club - Clone of lobste.rs for VFA.
Laddr-Python - Beginner-friendly clone of laddr.
PennApps Fellows - Summer internship program in Philly.
PillPal - Pill dispenser, 3rd place at PennApps XIII.
Better Swipe Access - A card swipe access system for machine shops.
Cartography - My own drawings and maps.
Senior Thesis - On detecting novel communities.
DVPCC - Private community for cancer researchers.

Contact Me

I really enjoy hearing from people, so feel free to email me at seanjcrl at that popular google mail service .com. I'm not always the quickest to reply, but I'll do my best to get back to you!