Niagara Bird Kingdom

A little outside the edge of the Niagara falls tourist trap area, close to Rainbow Bridge, lies Niagara Bird Kingdom. It has more species of birds that are easily accessible by camera than I’ve ever seen before along with a few other creatures. In the short time I was there, I spent it quickly clicking…

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The $10 Billion Bet Against Tesla

These days presidential elections have big budgets. The budgets along with unknown money are used to spread all kinds of information, including pervasive amounts of misinformation via social media and illegitimate or barely legitimate news/opinion sources. For example Donald Trump raised $436 million for his campaign. And that was less than Obama in 2008 at…

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My Book is Now Available for Preorder at Barnes & Noble

My book Elementary JavaScript – JavaScript for Elementary and Middle School Kids is now available for pre-order at Barnes & Noble. The expected publication date is Oct 31st. I’m currently awaiting editing and proofreading. It will be available on Amazon at around the same time but will be more expensive there. The book uses the…

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A Phaser 3 Tutorial Implemented in ES6

This tutorial by Richard Davey is a really nice introduction to Phaser 3, using it to make a simple game. Before I work with my son on using Phaser, I’ve rewritten it to use ES6 classes in JavaScript. You can download the source code here. The assets are included and distributed with permission. Assuming you…

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