James Acklin

A software professional interested in distributed, self-hosted, and peer-to-peer systems. Specializes in data visualization and research tooling.

  • Agile/scrum/kanban product management
  • UX research, usability studies, and UI design
  • Continuous customer discovery, market opportunity sizing, and product strategy
  • React, Node.js, CSS, Bash, CI/CD automation, e2e testing, some Rust, some Python


A private, user-owned and incentive-free communications suite for communities to reimagine a more personal internet

Tlon Landscape

Launchpad and framework for developers to build and distribute zero-config p2p applications

Tlon Bridge

User-facing management interface for a public-key infrastructure

Bloomfield Robotics

Dashboards for agricultural producers to examine crop health and estimate yield with plant-level imaging and ML processing

Nielsen Global Design System

A WCAG-AAA design system and pattern library for a team of 20 to design unified product experiences across 18+ verticals


Decision support software for marketing campaigns


Geospatial data visualization for media and academic researchers

Smith Brothers Agency

Web properties for CPG brands

Elisco Advertising

Print campaigns for regional clients