Welcome to my portfolio.
My name is John Fowler. I’m a PhD student in the department of Human Centered Design and Engineering at the University of Washington. My research is focused primarily on online communities, with a particular focus on the foster care system. I’ll update this site with any projects or tools I can share publicly and I encourage you to contact me if you are interested in collaborating.
Latest Additions to my Portfolio
The Human-centered Data Science Lab is one of the groups that I am involved in conducting research with at the University of Washington. Today this group published a blog post that I wrote on its FanFiction Data Science blog. This work includes an exploratory data analysis and the visualization seen above based on the question:Continue reading “FanFiction Data Science – Blog Post”
Summary: This app allows a user to visualize aggregated user-behavior for a specified subreddit, date range, and chart type. Mechanics: The R Shiny app allows users to specify (and easily change) inputs in order to query data using the Reddit and Pushshift APIs in Python. Once the data is queried, the user can toggle fourContinue reading “Subreddit Visualization Tool”
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