I like my job a lot. In fact, I could say that I love my job.
I don’t know if this will translate with anyone, but I love how I can make things that look beautiful–make things that show what our Earth looks like.
I can take a data-gathering flight in 2005–a flight that scanned a laser over the ground and sent me a massive text file with millions of entries that look like “2.4567, 1, 9876.”
Then I can take that little text file and make this:
You may think that this image is pretty boring, but I can go from here to make hundreds of beautiful, colorful images showing a little piece of the earth. And let me tell you, nature can be really beautiful: