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mb/My own attempts at bird photography in Vancouver Island...
Gone to the birds

Birds of Vancouver Island

I've taken a few pictures of birds here and there. That's nothing compared to what Keith Taylor, a retired curator from the Royal B.C. Museum on Vancouver Island, has put together with his field guide to birds on the island: Birds Of Vancouver Island.

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Programming
jQuery and CSS go together like peanut butter and jelly.

CSS Practices for jQuery Performance

Best practices coding CSS and HTML to yield efficient selectors in jQuery.

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Science

A sandstone block built from lego

A video showing off the intersection of art, 3d printers and scanners.Things like this are straight out of science fiction.

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Science
NASA / Curiosity used the Mars Hand Lens Imager on the end of its arm to grab the images that were then stitched together.

Curiosity Rover Sniffs for Methane

NASA's Curiosity rover has been busy sniffing the thin atmosphere on Mars.

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Programming
Raster bad; Vector good

The Rise of SVG

I'm predicting that vector graphics are about to storm the web.

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Programming
Easy bake code

Easy Templates with jQuery and Underscore

jQuery and Underscore can be used together is to create clear and fast loading templates.

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Announcements
mb / A plate of chocolate cookies to celebrate with.
Have a cookie

Welcome to the New Site

Welcome to the new design. Here's to a new format and new outlook.

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Programming

SVG Tutorial

SVG is a feature rich two-dimensional graphics language which allows for the combination of vector graphic shapes, raster images (jpeg, bmp, png, etc) and text. Learn more about it in this tutorial.

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Anime
Studio Ghibli/Totoro and the girls hanging out in a tree.

Totoro

Totoro is one of Hayao Miyazaki's better known films in North America. It was picked by Roger Ebert as one of the "five best movies for kids."

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Anime
Studio Ghibli/That baby is the stuff of nightmares.

Spirited Away

Spirited Away and its magical world where Chihiro comes to realize there's more to life than whining.

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