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A Tuft of Grass

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December 12, 2018. Some days when I'm in all day coding and such the photos get pretty random. Like today. I made a lot of progress on the RSS viewer and badge awarding system and the end is in view. I've had the time and space recently to devote myself more fully to this work and I feel it beginning to unfold in the way it should. https://flic.kr/p/2cs2JB7

Portal

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December 11, 2018. This is a view from No Man's Sky, a game I'm still playing several years after it came out. Those who panned it on its first release would eb astonished to see how it has grown. I find it a really relaxing way to spend an hour or so in the evenings, when I have time.The view is of an intergalactic portal - and I've built a base right at the entrance. The glyphs are my home world's address. I took the photo in case I might need them again. https://flic.kr/p/2dtvfMs

Tail Lights

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December 10, 2018. I spent a day working on my summary paper on Community, without much success. Cold day outside. This is at Blair Road on the way home. https://flic.kr/p/2cpKacf

Ottawa Rising

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December 8, 2018. I spent the day working on the badge infrastructure (yes, I'm still bogged down on that) but the highlight of the day was the Senators game in the evening (I will be happy when the team moves downtown - it's a long and stressful drive from east of Ottawa down the Queensway to the far west end to get to the game. https://flic.kr/p/PHEafx

On the Hoist

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December 7, 2018. That's my car on the hoist, finally getting snow tires. So it was a short day in the office, focused mostly on improving the feed reading workflow (but today I actually made some progress). https://flic.kr/p/2dquLMM

Office Day

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December 6, 2018. Today was dedicated to office stuff - a team meeting, a lunch for new staff, a visit by the NRC photographer for group shots (including of this room, the User Experience Lab, down the hall from my own office). https://flic.kr/p/2cj3ou9

Lentil Soup

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December 5, 2018. This was extra food, after supper, because I was extra-hungry. Spent the day working on aspects of the course, including an interview with Pete Forsyth. Right now I'm trying to make the harvest-read-post workflow more efficient, in order to add the badging process to it. https://flic.kr/p/PDT8VX