Ted Lawless

I'm Ted Lawless, an application developer based in Ann Arbor, MI working in higher education. I post brief articles or technical notes from time to time about working with metadata, Web APIs and data management tools. See the list below. I've also compiled a list of presentations and projects that I've been involved with.

If any of this is of interest to you, please feel free to contact me via email (lawlesst at gmail), Github , LinkedIn, or Twitter.


  1. Automatically extracting keyphrases from text 7-19-21
  2. Datasette hosting costs 1-16-21
  3. Connecting Python's RDFLib to AWS Neptune 03-15-19
  4. Usable sample researcher profile data 05-19-18
  5. Exploring 10 years of the New Yorker Fiction Podcast with Wikidata 02-06-18
  6. Now Publishing Complete Lahman Baseball Database with Datasette 12-03-17
  7. Publishing the Lahman Baseball Database with Datasette 11-20-17
  8. SPARQL to Pandas Dataframes 10-26-17
  9. Querying Wikidata to Identify Globally Famous Baseball Players 10-18-16
  10. Python ETL and JSON-LD 12-05-15

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