Who can resist making a child happy? Ariel like the last game so much that I thought I’d try working with animation and other things. This game of Catch the Ladybugs is the result.
SVG is the web consortium’s proposed replacement for Flash (and other “vector” formats.) While experimenting with it, I wrote this little game of memory for my daughter, Ariel. If you know your letters, you can play too!
Here is an example of the resume I used when I was preparing to graduate from the University of Toronto. As a new graduate, you don’t really have much to speak to in terms of work experience, so I focused heavily on making this a skills-based resume. I also linked to course summaries of both my Software Engineering and Professional Writing degrees to give future interviewers course-specific background and possible conversation topics.
Quick Links: GPG / GNU Privacy Guard Online Password Generator If you have a password habit like most people, you probably reuse the same small set of passwords for all of your accounts – online or otherwise. To make matters worse, most (if not all) of your passwords come from the standard dictionary (English or otherwise.) A note about password strength Some passwords are easier than others to break.
My friend got a great Unix reference the other day – a $14 buy from one of those “up to 80% off” computer discount bins. No matter how hard I looked, though, I couldn’t find one worth buying second hand. Rather than spend the fifty bucks on a new Unix / Linux command reference, I decided to create my own: an edited and compiled version of the almighty manpages for 39 of the most used (and useful) Unix / Linux commands.
An overview of some astronomical digital image processing techniques. Link to the piece here: Astronomical Image Processsing
How scientists simulate the origin of the universe. Link to the piece here: Astronomical Simulation
A press release that describes new research in “Breaking Bad News.” Link to the piece here: Breaking Bad News
A narrative of my last day smoking. Link to the piece here: Butting Out