Assembled from bits daily by Nick Heer in Calgary and around the world.

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Who is Nick?

I am an artist, designer, and front-end developer. I have been writing here for well over ten years but it is not my full-time job. I just love it.

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Conflicts of Interest

Affiliate links will be indicated.

Nothing I write here is related to my job. I used to take freelance design and development jobs, and will note if any former clients are ever mentioned.

This website is supported by advertising in the form of a Carbon placement in the sidebar and occasional sponsorships. I do not control which Carbon ads you may see, but they are not behaviourally targeted, and I control which assets are loaded via a strict Content Security Policy. I only accept sponsors for products I actually use or would use. I will note any conflict of interest as they arise.