George Merchant

Open source chess software developer at GreenChess.com and drone photographer. Creator of the free GreenChess App for macOS and the BlueChess App for iOS. Interested in the Swift coding language, app feedback, and suggestions for new software features. PhD from the University of California Santa Barbara (2000) in Geography. Resides in Fargo, North Dakota.

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What a cornfield texture would look like if you flew over it at close range. Corn likes water and lots and lots of heat to grow.

5 days ago
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Thunderstorm in the distance. Drone made it back just in time.

5 days ago
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Looking straight down on a cornfield in North Dakota today.

5 days ago
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North Dakota Today

July 07, 2024
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Highest resolution Google Earth image of a Fargo house versus one taken by my 48 megapixel drone. Guess which one my drone took. 

July 01, 2024
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GreenChess 9.1.3 is now available at apps.apple.com/in/app/greenche

June 29, 2024
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Always read the warning labels.

June 19, 2024
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More cruising along the Red River in Downtown Fargo today.

June 01, 2024
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Cruising along the Red River in Downtown Fargo today.

June 01, 2024
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Flying over the Red River rapids in Downtown Fargo today.

June 01, 2024
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Flying from the High Rise crater to the Red River today in Downtown Fargo.

June 01, 2024
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More cruising around Island Park in Downtown Fargo today.

June 01, 2024
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Cruising around the Island Park forest in Downtown Fargo today.

June 01, 2024
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Flying over Downtown Fargo railroad tracks today.

June 01, 2024
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Flying South over Downtown Fargo today.

June 01, 2024
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Flying North over Downtown Fargo today.

June 01, 2024
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Flying over Island Park today in Fargo.

June 01, 2024