Hi! I’m Dylan Freedman.

I aim to code new tools and platforms for journalists and the public.

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I’m currently pursuing a Master’s in Journalism at Stanford University. I want to investigate how computers can make it easier for humans to report stories.

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I write, report, code, design, record, compose, and improvise.


I graduated from Harvard in 2015 with a dual degree in computer science and music and worked at Google for four years.
  • 2017-2018
    M.A. Journalism student at Stanford
  • 2013-2017
    Google software engineer, researcher, and intern
  • 2011-2015
    B.A., Computer Science and Music, Harvard
  • 2012
    Research intern at Harvard Cultural Observatory
  • 2010, 2011
    Research intern at Naval Postgraduate School


I was born in 1993 and raised in Carmel and Carmel Valley, California. In high school, I played piano and clarinet, wrote prose and code, and ran track & field. I still do those things to this day. My hobbies include racing the 400m and 800m, hiking, rock climbing, and improvising music in a classical style.
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