- Most Recent Projects -
  • Virtual Exhibit - Some of my work from nowords.org hung in the digital galleries of Cloud King
  • To the Moon - Our Journeys to Luna (and Back)
- Major/Popular Projects -

Amazon.com Webservices ProjectsAmazon.com Webservices
  • Amazon Light
  • Amazon Light v2.0 - an experiment in DHTML UI
  • Amazon Light UK
  • Amazon Light Germany
  • Amazon Light Japan
  • Current Events Booklist - a dynamically updated Booklist based on Word Bursts in the News
  • Amazon Light v3.0 - Five Million Items, displayed via standards-based XSLT / XHTML / CSS

The MegaPenny ProjectThe MegaPenny Project Have you ever wondered what a billion pennies would look like? This award-winning exercise in visualizing huge numbers might help. People regularly talk about millions of miles, billions of bytes, or trillions of dollars, yet it's still hard to grasp just how much a "billion" really is.

Seattle Waterfront, 2002-1907Seattle Waterfront 2002-1907 Two panoramic photographs of the waterfront of Seattle, Washington, taken from the same vantage point - 95 years apart

MegaFaunaMegaFauna A List of Remarkable Prehistoric Animals - From the Mammoth to the Sabretooth to bizarre Chalicotheres - a collection of 30 large, extinct, prehistoric mammals.

Luciferous LogolepsyLuciferous Logolepsy Over 9,000 obscure words - dragged into the light of day.

Journeys to LunaTo the Moon Our Journeys to Luna (and Back): Did you know that Men have attempted over 100 Missions to the Moon to date? Do you know who launched the most missions? What Earth Creature was the first to reach the Moon? With a new emphasis on Lunar Exploration - it's a good idea to let our History on the Moon be our Teacher

Mars Stereo ImagesMars Stereo Imagery Stereo Images from Mars presented as space-for-time animations, (either slow or fast). Images from Pathfinder in 1997.

Amateur Armchair DetectiveAmateur Armchair Detective Grab Bag
  • The Cat in the (Officially Licensed) Hat - Universal and Dr. Suess go hog-wild with Merchandising Tie-ins for their 2003 movie. How much Cat is too much Cat?
  • The Hulk - a massive Green Wave of Movie Merchandise
  • The Burning Building - The identity of a curious Burning Building in Iraq


Nowords.orgnowords.org The name of the site speaks for itself.

Nowords 365nowords.org 365 A Wordless Blog

300 Miles High300 Miles High Take in the beauty of our planet, shown in 100 images taken from high in orbit.

Preserving the French Republican CalendarPreserving the French Republican Calendar
- Writing -

  • The Strangest Town in Alaska - Historic events shaped a bizarre unattractive town in the midst of Alaskan beauty, this is the history of Whittier, Alaska
  • The book that was, but not really - epitaph of "Killer Web Design: Using Cascading Style Sheets" [blog]
  • My Time is Stored all over the World
  • A life where TiVo has always existed [blog]
  • 22 pairs of unexpected pants [blog]
  • Is This all we Get? [seattlestories]
  • Unplugging [seattlestories]
  • Of course I'm wet - It's raining [seattlestories]
  • Dec 96 CSS Article [wayback version]
- Webtoys/Widgets/DHTML -

Toys/Widgets (IE4+ on Win32)
  • Orgulator [2004] have fun manipulating websites
  • Gegenschein [2002] (5k entry)
  • Pauciloquent Obnubilation [2001] (5k entry)
  • Square Ripples [2001] click inside the square, make ripples
  • Spraypaint text [2001] Move mouse, text follows, click to 'spray' gray wall.
  • 3 Follow Conelights [2001] move mouse over text, lights follow
  • Text Shake [2001] fake shaky-text, emulating creepy movie credits
  • Sea of copyrights [2001]
  • Multi-hued Squares [2001]
  • Drag-drop pre-viz tool [2000]
  • Seattle traffic [1999] If you live in Seattle and have to cross the bridges, this should be useful. Mouse over the camera images once it's loaded.
  • KK Right-click tools [1998] Permanent right-click webdev menu items for IE4+.
  • DHTML Maker [1997] A series of select boxes to manipulate DHTML properties and generate source code.
  • Find your country [1997] - sprite-driven interactive quiz template.
  • Table Rules [1996] Originally part of IE3's compliance w/ HTML 3.2, little-used attributes of the TABLE tag.
  • MSNBC Pop-up widget [1997] First pass at a story-rating widget
  • MSNBC Tax Calculator [1997] Originally completed for MSNBC.com in 1997. For fast results, try the test cases by pressing the buttons marked "Smith" or "Wong" at the bottom left.
  • MSNBC widget from channels page [1996] At MSNBC.com, I was tapped to make our "channels" page (To see it, in IE4+ choose "Favorites>Channels>Msnbc" from the toolbar).
  • MSNBC trial widget [1996] A second version of the widget above.
VRML 3D Projects (very old)
  • International Space Station (on MSNBC.com), or here [1997] - need VRML plugin. One of the most fun projects I've ever worked on, unfortunately it's written in a rather dead language.
  • Raven Stories (VRML) [1996-98] need VRML plugin. Native American tales animated in 3D on the web.
- Online History / Mini-portfolio -

  • First personal site: Northwest World o Media December 1994
  • First Pro Site: Media Inc. mid-1996 - winner of a "top 5%" award (remember those?)
  • First Web Dev article: The Evolution of Style Sheets, a CSS article from December 1996 Webreference.com
Work History
  • [amazon.com] Amazon RSS Feeds
  • [amazon.com] Pop-downs (the annoying dhtml ads on the front page - sorry)
  • [amazon.com] First version of Gold Box (again, sorry)
  • [amazon.com] 911 tribute page (for 2003)
  • [amazon.com] Golf Game: Promotional DHTML game
  • [amazon.com] Basketball: Promotional DHTML game
  • [amazon.com] Purchase Circles: (only partially involved)
  • [drugstore.com] Pieces all over the old version
  • [msnbc.com] MSNBC.com Active Channel Landing Page - early IE4 beta DHTML
  • [msnbc.com] Move the homepage code from Roger Black's MSNBC.com (with two ActiveX Controls and a Java Applet) to this (cleaner, lighter, DHTML replaces applets)
  • [agency] Various corporate homepages from 1996-97, including CBS.com, NFL.com, Boston Consulting Group, Nikkei BP, and the Christian Science Monitor
  • [agency] The Official Baywatch Website, when it was Baywatch.compuserve.com