I agreed to build this website while negotiating a rental in the Okanagan – a difficult area to find a good suite. The hideous domain was NOT my choice and I don’t go to the chiropractor. Despite my apprehensions, I kept my word and did the job. The website was built with WordPress and I think it turned out well. Our deal did not. It took me a lot more time and effort than I would normally put in for what I essentially was paid. Not only that, but Bruce evicted me from the suite for personal reasons only a few months later. So I lost that, too. My advice: work for money and don’t barter your Internet skills for less than what they’re worth.
I guess all those hours of playing video games actually -did- amount to something. I recently picked up an unmanned aerial vehicle (aka “Drone”) and flying it has come naturally to me. The controller for it is quite similar to that of a modern XBox console. It’s amazing how responsive it is.
There are plenty of “Drone” haters around here. They’re going to have to get use to it. Drones and UAVs should have a future in the transport industry, and are already making a substantial impact on videography. I hear the military find them to be quite useful as well.
Obviously it was difficult for me to justify investing $1000 in what many consider a toy. Honestly, I’m not sure how much practical use I’ll get out of it. I like where this technology is going though. Spending time and money is my way of supporting it.
Last year the west coast of Canada had its worst snow year since the 1970s. Unfortunately that is where I was living, and as a skier it was extremely hard to endure. Eventually I decided to hit the road for a few weeks to search for decent ski conditions in the BC interior. Continue reading
Here are a few photos of me at the conventions I attended in the past few months. The shows have definitely been interesting. Each booth has its own theme, gadgets to give away, and usually food or a mini bar. Since they were mainly for online Continue reading