Thomas August Ryan is a map maker, freelance technology writer, and photographer. Hailing from Seattle you can now find him living in Austin.

You can find his work on publications including SemiAccurate and PCWorld. This is the single greatest story he’s written to date.

He has a BA in Geography from the University of Washington with a minor in Urban Design and Planning and specializes in geospatial data science.

If you have a hardware performance question or an interesting data set Thomas has you covered.


Using Bokeh in the Foreground and the Background

One of my favorite photographic tools is Bokeh. You can use it to clean up messy backgrounds, messy foregrounds, or to just straight up isolate the subject of the image. The thoughtful application of bokeh can be very helpful in directing the attention of the audience.  In this article I’ll be discussing how I’ve worked to …


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