Sean M. Tracey

Does technology and stuff

  1. 03 July 2017
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    Connected FT

    For my 20% time, I wrote an app that would let users share FT content across their devices with the Web Push API

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  2. 02 February 2017
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    Listen to the FT

    A progressive web app I helped design and build for listening to FT articles offline.

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  3. 05 October 2016
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    A Big Red Button

    "Hey Sean, we're launching the new FT.com tomorrow, and we'd like a button for the occassion. Could you make one?"

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  4. 30 May 2016
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    FT Archives

    I spent some time teaching Tesseract's OCR to better scan the FT archives

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  5. 11 December 2015
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    Making Games with Pygame Book

    I wrote a book about making games with Python as a part of Raspberry Pi's MagPi Essentials Series

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  6. 30 November 2015
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    URL Sharing

    As part of the Labs team, I helped write some software that made sharing FT content super easy.

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  7. 01 November 2015
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    Big FT

    I helped build a web app for making the latest FT headlines visible on big screens

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  8. 20 September 2015
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    The Alfabeat

    A wearable drum kit I made with Chasing Cadence for Red Bull's Buzz Jam 2015

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  9. 02 September 2015
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    FT Labs Screens

    I helped put together 'Screens'. A modern, web-powered digital signage system for use around the FT.

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  10. 09 April 2015
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    Cayla, The Redweb Labs PA

    I hacked a Cayla doll with a Raspberry Pi and had her read out Google Calendar events.

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