I am mireille raad - my friends call me mir - and i am a freelance software developer living between Washington DC and Beirut. I wrote my first lines of code well over 10 years ago and i’m always learning more.
I am currently working at the World Bank at the intersection of development and IT, a very exciting place to be in. I get to research tools and help team leaders implement IT components in their projects - I also get to do exciting analysis and infographics with the resulting datasets.
I am also partnering up with Tamara Qiblawi on KnoozRoom - a digital story telling platform focusing on oral narratives from the middle east. We are making content + code work and interact together. We launched 6 months ago and we've been already shortlisted as one of the top 30 cross media projects by pixel market.
opening up data
Have you heard all the hype about open data and wondered where and how to get started? or do you simply have some cool and useful data to organize/license/publish? I can help you get started by using many data publishing platforms including ckan, the world's leading free open source data platform.
smart data mining & analytics on twitter
Finally start mining the twitter hive for keywords and hashtags related to events, conferences, latest trends. Boost your twitter social media strategy by finding your "kind of twitter people" and get some interesting data insights and analytics at costs as low as 2$ per dataset.
mapping & interactive visualizations with d3js
make sense of complex data and bring it to life with mapping and interactive visualizations. tell an engaging story by making complexity simple and beautiful. share data in real time for decision making, transparency or more engagement.
I am interested to get freelance work on projects related to
If you have an exciting idea, big or small, please get in touch. My next dream project is something related to smart cities - what is yours?