NonAd Block

NonAd Block is a Chrome extension that blocks any content that is NOT an ad. It was developed during a hackathon hosted by NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program. It was released to the Chrome Web Store with some fanfare and discussion about […]

Novel UX in Online Dating

My graduate thesis in 2014 was a journey to understand the user experience (UX) dynamics driving the success of online dating services. At that time, a relatively young player, Tinder, had already taken the market by storm – less than

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Santa: Naughty or Nice?

For my final project for the Tech Crafts class at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), I was tasked with creating a project integrating soft-circuits. Being December with Christmas decorations all over and the trendiness of SantaCon, I decided to do

Robotic Biomimetic Fish for Enhanced Underwater Efficiency

My research team embarked on a groundbreaking mission: to design and construct a robotic fish. Fueled by a research project supported by the esteemed US Navy, our objective was to revolutionize the efficiency of underwater vehicles by emulating the graceful