Me, wearing a puffy winter jacket and a scarf

Hi, I’m Avery!

Software engineer at Apple, avid pianist, and proud cat owner.

Ottawa 🇨🇦 → San Francisco 🇺🇸

Ottawa 🇨🇦 → San Francisco 🇺🇸

About Me

I’m a Localization Software Engineer at Apple, helping to make the software you use every day work seamlessly in over 40 languages. When I’m not programming, I love playing piano and video games—they often compete for my attention! General tech enthusiast, enjoyer of cats, and extremely infrequent blogger.


Mouse/Trackpad Support in iPadOS - A Welcome Addition!

Posted 4 years ago

Today, Apple released iOS 13.4 and iPadOS 13.4. Alongside such features as iCloud folder sharing and expanded keyboard support (especially for developers), Apple has added full trackpad and mouse support for iPads. You might have noticed the small grey circle in the centre of the screenshot above - that’s the pointer! After spending less than 5 minutes with my Magic Trackpad paired with my 2018 iPad Pro 11”, I can say that I am absolutely blown away. Read more…

Practical Learning Powers Success in Science

Linked 4 years ago

Back in July 2019, I was interviewed for an article in Carleton University’s Eureka! magazine, which was preparing to feature a collection of students from the Faculty of Science who exemplified experiential learning. In October, the magazine finally came out. Read more…

Publishing to Jekyll From iPad with Shortcuts and Working Copy

Posted 5 years ago

This is a post that has sort of been in the works for a while now, ever since I got the chance to travel halfway around the world this summer! You can read more about that trip here.

My blog is generated using Jekyll, a wonderful static website generator that allows me to convert markdown files into new posts with very little effort. Read more…

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