My first completed website

I picked up web design as a hobby in 1998 when I worked at the Lawrence Livermore National Lab. Part of my project was working with the LLNL team to study of the effects of high temperature and intense compression (as a result of long term pressures or immediate pressures via earthquakes) on the tuff …

New Lens – New Photo Potentials

Photographers say it’s not the hardware but the skill in the photographer that will bring out quality photos. To a certain extent that’s true. If you don’t know basics of working with light, balance, framing and subject matter your lot of photos will look like grandma’s scrap book. However, I’ve been up inspired with the …

Remembering 9/11 in 2009

I was not here in New York during that now infamous day. Having lived, shopped, conversed, and shared public frustration with the lack of physical resolve at the WTC site with many of whom have, I feel a connection with the event that I wouldn’t have still being in California. It’s eight years after that …

The Laboring are Revolting Against the Learned – 9.12 DC Tea Party

“The mass of our citizens may be divided into two classes — the laboring and the learned. The laboring will need the first grade of education to qualify them for their pursuits and duties; the learned will need it as a foundation for further acquirements.” —Thomas Jefferson to Peter Carr, 1814. ME 19:213 “He who …

Facebook Punk’d Techcrunch

I’m an avid reader of TechCrunch. Like most blogs they compete on the edge for eyeballs which puts most in the grey area of posting both actual news and rumor even without confirming from any discernible sources. TC does a good job on updating us all on Valley stories, news and tech but they still …