Googly Poetry

Googly Poetry

This experimental, just-for-fun side project was created to test and showcase Google Translate‘s poetic abilities. The basic idea is simple: take a poem written in English, translate it into other languages, then translate it back into English and see what it looks like. The resulting poems are often silly or nonsensical, but they are sometimes surprisingly profound. Sort of.…

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William James in a seance, sometime before 1910

Dissertation

Canadian Modernist Poetry and the Rise of Personal Religions

My dissertation, “Canadian Modernist Poetry and the Rise of Personal Religions,” examined the influence of what William James calls “personal religion” in relation to the mid-twentieth-century Canadian poetry of E.J. Pratt, Margaret Avison, Louis Dudek, and P.K. Page. In particular, my study focused on how this poetry was affected by the …

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Media Manifesto - Web Design and Development

Media Manifesto

Media Manifesto is a web design and development company. Originally founded in Alberta in 2001 by Graham Jensen, it was sold in 2011 to an investor in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. During those first ten years, Graham served over fifty clients in Canada and the United States.

Technical skills/typical work required:

  • HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • Basic PHP script customization
  • Custom web design and

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