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Last updated March, 2009. Click here for the 1997 version


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I am pursuing a Masters of Computer Science, part time, at the University of Waterloo. My supervisor is Steve MacDonald.

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I used to dream of being a composer of film scores. I enjoy the music of John Williams, and Danny Elfman, and Cliff Eidelman's work on Star Trek VI. Unfortunately I don't have the patience to learn to play an instrument, I got up to Grade 4 piano before I stopped. Here's some music that I composed using Cakewalk music software.


I drew a comic strip for Imprint, the University of Waterloo student newspaper. After I got a job at Research in Motion, I continued it there for a while. All strips are archived here


Budgie-Zilla! I made a web page once called Budgie-Zilla. I can't access it any more to change it, but here's a link to it. There are pictures of gigantic birds destroying landmarks. Apparently it's a part of budgie pop-culture now. The site is mentioned in a book about trademark law, and it has inspired a youtube video.