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Independence Day on Lake Union

I spent a good portion of today on the shores of Lake Union, which is located right in the middle of the city of Seattle. This afternoon was the Wooden Boat Festival at the Center for Wooden Boats. There were … Continue reading

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I’m back from the land of the ice and snow…

…of the midnight sun where the hot springs blow… Okay, so I haven’t actually been in Iceland for the past seven weeks, and it wasn’t actually that icy or snowy. I spent a week and a half there, attending the … Continue reading

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Shades of Grey

I’m halfway through my second winter here in the Pacific Northwest, and, strange as it sounds, I’m starting to love the weather. It’s true that it’s all grey and damp. But there are so many different shades and textures of … Continue reading

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IEEE Oceans Wrapup: Ocean Observing and Real-Time Data

So I’ve been a bit absent lately from this blog. This was largely due to the fact that I’ve been a man on the run for the past month or so, both figuratively and literally. There were two trips down … Continue reading

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Grain, Extent, and 8-bit Cities

A friend sent me a link to this cool website a couple of days ago: a guy named Brett Camper has coded it up to show zoomable maps of several major cities, pixellated à la old video game world maps. … Continue reading

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