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Search App Framework

Proposal for a (mostly) API-driven Docker and microservices-based Angular search application framework.

12 June, 2020
1 min read
Calling all Noahs

Wistful thinking about how "container solutions" could provide adaptations to global warming.

11 June, 2020
1 min read
Social distancing

Practical reasons for social distancing aren't purely physical.

07 June, 2020
1 min read
Afterlife containers

An ancient DevOps culture devoted to containers for virtualization.

28 May, 2020
1 min read
An EDW infrastructure

Enterprise data warehouse infrastructure diagram representing how current and future plans might play out.

18 May, 2018
1 min read
Brave are they

Uncovering what does not want to be found can be dangerous.

20 December, 2017
1 min read
Contemplating metadata

If datasets were city blocks, their metadata would be the streets and houses.

01 January, 2016
1 min read
Flash mob of cheer

A holiday greeting delivered at last minute though a flash mob of well-wishing clones.

27 December, 2015
1 min read
Explaining ELMS

To keep data governance program sponsors awake through the technical bits of a platform proposal, I used a tree metaphor for describing platform elements.

20 December, 2015
2 min read
Primary care

Some day, my search platform will be so smart, it can positively correlate a clinical business concept like "Primary Care" with providers, clinicians and physicians, while negatively correlating with bartenders.

27 November, 2015
1 min read
How lucky do you feel

Without governance, SharePoint 2010 search became a landfill of old, abandoned, and redundant documents with little authoritative value. The chances of finding something meaningful were about as good as winning big at the lottery.

05 November, 2015
1 min read
Knowledge Organization Systems

Broadly speaking, a Knowledge Organization System (KOS) stimulates a business by turning an understanding of users, facts and aspirations into different types of structured data and unstructured content. The concept was fun to illustrate.

22 October, 2015
1 min read
Data tsunami

Data governance programs help get the most facts to the most people in the most elegant way possible through methodologies like master data stewardship, element models, ontologies, data glossaries, and data catalogs.

14 October, 2015
1 min read
WOOF

When working with data in a large healthcare enterprise, one needs to be fluent in a few dozen languages and vocabularies, many of which sound like they were created to communicate with aliens.

23 September, 2015
1 min read
I like you

A study in silliness and ink on Bristol board.

28 December, 2014
1 min read
'Tis the season'

A fishy commentary on the commercialization of Christmas.

24 December, 2014
1 min read
Sometimes a great potion

Cooking up insights from data sometimes involves a bit of magic, a few strange incantations and mysterious ingredients.

21 December, 2014
1 min read
Trail Runner

Following the beaten path makes life easier, but you should still be prepared for the worst.

23 November, 2014
1 min read
New constellations

Someday, someone will try to capitalize on light pollution by creating new constellations.

25 January, 2014
1 min read
Life is but a dream

Finding joy in code, because programming should be fun.

03 July, 2013
1 min read
Edenbound Brand Logo & Stationery

Company name, logo and stationery for beneficial microbials startup.

18 July, 2008
1 min read
Ride on

When the benefits of hanging on outweigh the discomforts.

28 June, 2008
1 min read
Dove Creek Acres Logo & Stationery

Logo and stationery for equine assisted therapy business.

28 May, 2008
1 min read
IMR Logo & Stationery

Logo and stationery upgrade for information technology and business management company.

04 July, 2007
1 min read
Greeting card - Flowers

A hand inked and colored greeting card for a special birthday.

05 July, 2004
1 min read
Bottom of heart

Designing a space for love with the aid of CAD software.

30 June, 2004
1 min read
Kid zoo

Illustration for church playground with happy kids playing on a pre-engineered modular structure system.

05 July, 1992
1 min read
IMR Logo & Stationery

Logo and stationery for information technology and business management consulting company.

04 March, 1992
1 min read
Rodman Dentistry Logo & Stationery

Logo and stationery for dental care company.

04 July, 1990
1 min read
Houses of the Batammaliba

Poster on the essentials of a book called "The Anatomy of Architecture" for a University of Oregon graduate study class.

05 July, 1988
1 min read
Greeting card - Merry Moons

A hand inked greeting card for year-end holidays.

23 December, 1987
1 min read
Portland Pioneer Square Study

This poster of Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland, Oregon was a byproduct of graduate studies in Urban Design Studio at the University of Oregon. It brought talking points to a broader group discussion on urban spaces.

05 July, 1987
1 min read
Greeting card - Leon

A hand inked greeting card for the end-of-year holidays.

20 December, 1986
1 min read
Greeting card - Onward

A hand inked greeting card for college graduate.

05 July, 1986
1 min read
Greeting card - Hollywood

A hand inked greeting card for someone moving to Los Angeles.

05 July, 1984
1 min read
Greeting card - Bear

A hand inked greeting card for birthdays.

23 July, 1983
1 min read
Royal Kahuna

Sometimes, success comes from hanging loose rather than striving.

05 July, 1983
1 min read
Gaslight Corporation Logo & Stationery

Logo and stationery for resort development company.

04 July, 1983
1 min read
Livingry Systems Logo & Stationery

Logo and stationery for systems design company.

04 April, 1983
1 min read
Illustrations

Graphic introducing freelance art skills to clients in job interviews during college.

05 December, 1982
1 min read
House Cleaning

The girlfriend of a friend used this flyer to find housecleaning work. After she married that friend, she no longer needed to leave the house to find housecleaning work.

09 July, 1982
1 min read
Hult Center Sculpture

Illustration for newspaper article announcing a performing arts center's plans to commission a wall sculpture honoring donors.

05 July, 1982
1 min read
S Corporation Logo & Stationery

Logo and stationery for an event production company.

05 May, 1982
1 min read
Greeting card - Easter

A hand inked greeting card for Easter.

01 April, 1982
1 min read
Getting colder

Graphic for university newspaper article about Soviet visions of power and persecution in 1982.

26 February, 1982
1 min read
El Salvador

Graphic for university newspaper article about the drug trade and civil war in El Salvador.

22 February, 1982
1 min read
LA 260 - Understanding Landscapes

Illustrations reflecting on a three-week trip through parts of Egypt with my father from a Landscape Architecture course.

19 January, 1982
1 min read
Less is more

Editorial cartoon about proposed cuts to the state's higher education budget in 1982

06 January, 1982
1 min read
Sacred Heart brochure

Sacred Heart General Hospital in Eugene, Oregon asked me to layout and illustrate a flyer that introduced a new paid time off policy to employees. I appreciated their patience and courage.

05 January, 1982
1 min read
Time to move

Graphic for university newspaper article about the annual Civil War football game between the University of Oregon Ducks and Oregon State Beavers.

15 December, 1981
1 min read
Race for the roses

This two-color graphic for newspaper article about likelihood of the University of Oregon football team going to the Rose Bowl.

12 November, 1981
1 min read
Board games

Graphic for university newspaper article about diversionary board games.

16 October, 1981
1 min read
Fall Orientation cover

Two page graphic for Fall Orientation edition of student newspaper.

08 October, 1981
1 min read
A repelling thought

Graphic for university newspaper article about handheld CS gas as a rape deterrent.

06 October, 1981
1 min read
The Elegant Duck

Poster-sized front page graphic for Fall Fashion Supplement of university newspaper.

25 September, 1981
1 min read
Fall Preview cover

Two full-page graphics with a collage of scenes representing campus life for a Fall preview edition of university newspaper.

25 September, 1981
1 min read
University crucial to local business

Graphic for university newspaper article about the extent many businesses in Eugene, OR depended on an unpredictable campus population for survival.

08 September, 1981
1 min read
The olde Oregon Trail

Graphic for university newspaper article about a raise in tuition fees.

25 August, 1981
1 min read
Human locomotion

Graphic for university newspaper article about a hand-and-foot-powered bicycle.

21 August, 1981
1 min read
Typical Eugenean

Graphic for university newspaper article about how to identify the elusive "Eugenean."

14 August, 1981
1 min read
TV heaven

Graphic for university newspaper article about the arrival of cable TV to Eugene, Oregon.

13 August, 1981
1 min read
Pre's trail

Graphic for university newspaper article needing a map to highlight where to find a new running trail along a Willamette River park in Eugene, Oregon.

12 August, 1981
1 min read
Liberal arts

Graphic for university newspaper article about the deficiencies of a Liberal Arts major in a technological age.

05 August, 1981
1 min read
Campus thieves thrive

Graphic for university newspaper article encouraging students to be more active about reporting campus thefts.

03 August, 1981
1 min read
Losses increase hospital bills

Graphic for university newspaper article about rising patient medical costs.

01 August, 1981
1 min read
Summer visitors

Graphic for university newspaper article about generating revenue from summer conferences on campus.

30 July, 1981
1 min read
Postal Service decision

Graphic for university newspaper article about an increase in postage stamp cost.

24 July, 1981
1 min read
Another one for the budget

Editorial cartoon for university newspaper about the swearing in party for the University of Oregon's 13th president.

23 July, 1981
1 min read
Transients

Graphic for university newspaper article about "deadheads" inundating Eugene for a Grateful Dead concert at Autzen Stadium.

21 July, 1981
1 min read
U-Pick

Graphic for university newspaper article about farm produce available to readers.

10 July, 1981
1 min read
Shelter parents

Graphic for university newspaper article about child abuse.

07 July, 1981
1 min read
New coalition backs candidates

Graphic for university newspaper article about student elections.

06 July, 1981
1 min read
Area drownings increase

Graphic for university newspaper article about water hazards around Eugene, OR.

26 June, 1981
1 min read
Job supply remains low

Graphic for university newspaper article about the impacts of a national economic downturn.

19 June, 1981
1 min read
Tool library

Graphic for university newspaper article about a new tool library in a renovated house near the University of Oregon campus.

06 June, 1981
1 min read
Tuition due to rise

Graphic for university newspaper article about tuition hikes.

01 June, 1981
1 min read
LA 366 - Site Construction

Illustration describing the process of making a stained-glass lamp from a Landscape Architecture course.

10 January, 1981
1 min read
ARCH 333 - Introduction to Architectural Media

Isometric and perspective pencil sketches from Architectural media course.

02 February, 1978
1 min read
ART 291 - Drawing

Sketches channeling da Vinci with a somewhat loose antenna from a live model drawing Art studio.

30 March, 1977
2 min read
My father

One day in second grade, my teacher obliged us kids to "write about what your fathers did for a living."

05 November, 1963
1 min read