Browsing Archive: February, 2011

When Did I Move To Winterpeg?

Posted by Chris Bird on Thursday, February 24, 2011, In : News 
I woke up this morning to find 11" of snow on the ground, and a thick sheet of ice on the roads. I thought this was Victoria, not Winterpeg!

In any case, being as how I live on a steep and icy hill, and being as how I don't trust Victoria drivers to manage a skiffing of snow let alone an entire foot, I am not venturing out today.

Therefore any in-person tutorials scheduled for today (Wednesday) are being rescheduled for later in the week. Tomorrow's sessions will depend on the weather, but the ...

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Spring Break Tutoring

Posted by Chris Bird on Tuesday, February 22, 2011, In : News 
I have had a few people ask about tutoring over the university reading break week, so I thought I would post the information here. 

I will be offering tutorial sessions this week, but I am not offering as many as previous years so interested students should contact me as soon as possible. I can offer both one-on-one tutorials or group sessions depending on what is requested (the group sessions are cheaper for the students, but it is up to the individual students to organize time and place). As...
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A Week In My Life

Posted by Chris Bird on Saturday, February 5, 2011, In : Career 

 Someone asked me earlier this month what sort of things I work on as a semi-independent science and technology consultant. It's a bit complicated to explain, so instead I thought I would give a list of the projects and tasks I have been involved in in one randomly selected week. So here it goes:

Monday – I started off the day with some imaging work for a client of Lonrach R&T, in which I had to design/modify an algorithm to generate a 3D model of a prototype using multiple 2D photos. There...

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About Me

Dr. Christopher S. Bird I am a physicist recently graduated from the University of Victoria, with a doctorate in theoretical physics. I also have training in mathematics, engineering and computer programming.

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