Isa Chen

Full-Stack Web Developer and Web Designer

Vector Search

Microsoft's Vector Serach engine uses deep learing models to represent data as vectors. The Vector Search website is an interface that demonstrates the power of these models. Users can upload an image, or choose one from a pre-generated grid of images and send it to the Vector Search API. The API will respond with images that fulfill the 'closest…

In and Out

In & Out is a marketing website showcasing attractions in Barcelona. The website is targeted at the Chinese market in mainland China. The website features content by Chinese and Catalan celebrities and entrepreneurs who work in Barcelona. They give interviews and recommendations on the website. My Responsibilities For this project, I mainly worked…

Madhouse Heaven - Travel Website with Award Winning Photography

Madhouse Heaven is the professional website for a National Geographic award winning photographer. It is built on WordPress, and I have maintained it for the past 8 years. Developing a Web App and a Web Site are two very different things. For this project, my focus was more on management and maintence of the site. A blog post page on Madhouse…

Gen Studio

Gen Studio is a collaboration between the Metropolitan Museum of Art (the Met), Microsoft and MIT. This online experience is an opportunity to explore generated, dreamlike images created by AI. The application is an interface between users and deep learning techniques. By manipulating an interactive graph, users can create new images from existing…

Sidra Data Platform

Sidra is a solution for enterprise data-lake systems. Companies generate a massive amount of data every second, and none of it goes to waste. It is stored, tracked and mined for information. Sidra proves a way to store this information in a transparent manner so it can be accessed, tracked, analysed and understood. This this end, the Sidra…

Azure Apps Demo Map

Demo Map is a website showcasing various projects powered by the latest Microsoft technologies. The website has a colorful concept with animations, to make exploring these sites fun for the user. My Responsibilities For this project, I implement the responsive layout of the map, , ensuring that the map and the buttons kept the same ratio and…

Convert a Typeform for Facebook's Chat Bot

Data collection in developing countries is always challenging. How does one reach out to a large and unfamiliar demographic through the right channels with the right incentives to get enough responses? More importantly, how can an international NGO equip staff in their field offices, who have the social expertise but not the technical capacity…

Lettra - A WordPress Theme for Writers

Lettra is a WordPress theme for writers. As a fiction writer myself, I found it difficult to find a theme that was specifically designed for fiction. Many WordPress themes place too much emphasis on images, a focus that most writers might not want. Lettra focuses on the text, but includes small featured images to add a bit of color. I also wanted…

Webhint IO, A Testing Engine for the Web

Contributed to two packages to Webhint.io, a NodeJS CLI tool that tests websites for accessibility, speed, compatibility and more. The first package checked if a website has a valid doctype declaration, the second checked for CSS compatibility. For the hint-doctype package I worked with another developer to come up with the strategy for the…