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
A narrative of my first job. Link to the piece here: Dairy King