Announcing Lineage: A Family Tree Data Expression Engine

Last week at the Philly JS Dev meetup, I demoed a new project I’ve been working on called Lineage. It all started as a way to try and visualize all the research my Aunt Peggy has done over the last 50 years. Using D3, I was able to build a way to search, filter and ...

Best Things This Year (2013)

Anecdotally, it seems like a lot of people shook up their lives in 2013. I certainly did. Here are the best things that happened to me in 2013. 1. RJMetrics – In March I started working at RJMetrics, an e-commerce data analytics firm in center city Philadelphia. Leaving Garvey Corp was a difficult decision, but ...

iOS 6 Panoramas from Longwood Gardens

Last weekend we took a trip to Longwood Gardens and what better place to try out the new panorama feature in iOS 6?

Family Mystery: Solved!

In every family tree there are squirrelly branches. There are stories, legends, secrets, and it’s hard to tell what is real and what was exaggerated for the sake of a better story. For me, one of those stories was the reputed last name of my great grandfather. My father’s, mother’s father’s last name was Delpino, ...

Rock the Animals Theme Song

Sasha and I recorded a theme song for Rock the Animals today. Enjoy! Ben and Sasha Garvey – Rock the Animals

Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there, especially my Dad who was crushing it in the early 90′s. Mark Garvey – Fool Such as I UpdateAnd just a few days later we meet the new Mark Garvey.

Sasha and the Phillie Phanatic

This is one of my all time favorite photos now. The Phillie Phanatic came by during the Collingswood Christmas parade.

Log Contest Theme Song

Here’s a video of me playing the theme song at our annual family reunion log contest.

Smiley Man Owen

Jeanne took this awesome picture of Owen today.

Santa’s Lap 2009

I’m too lazy to scan this in, so this is what they’re talking about when they talked about the good enough revolution. I just took a picture of a picture with my phone.?The picture itself is super cute, though. Kristin also made a super cute robot quilt for Owen. Check it out.