Mike is a self proclaimed entrepreneur. Mike asks;
"When you hesitate before hitting snooze on your alarm clock, are you being lazy?"
Michael "Mike" L. Baird is an avid amateur photographer, and a retired Silicon Valley Internet Entrepreneur, now living in Morro Bay on the Central Coast of California, where he edits the community service site morro-bay.com. Mike has a PhD in Computer Science, and an MBA, and was the first VP of Engineering of the successful $7 billion ask.com start-up, and is author of the 16-year best-selling entrepreneurship book entitled “"Engineering Your Start-up: A Guide for the High-Tech Entrepreneur" ( eysu.org ). As a volunteer docent for CA State Parks slodocents.org since 2001, he has specialized in nature and wildlife photography along the California Central Coast.
Several hundred of my Flickr photos have been added to Wikimedia and Wikipedia by researchers at
bairdphotos.com is his gateway to over a dozen of his various photo-related sites. Mike is a Canon equipment enthusiast, and specializes in mastering technical aspects of nature photography, including long-focal-length telephotography, and optimization of imagery using post-processing environments such as Lightroom and Photoshop CS3, etc. Howto.dchoc.orgcontains Mike’s online version of his Lulu booklet LuLu.com/mikebaird entitled “San Luis Obispo County California Nature Photographers -- Their Works and Techniques: Interviews with local nature photographers about how they take such great photos.” Mike enjoys interacting with his readers – e-mail Mike Baird via mike [at} mikebaird d o t com
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Brief bio for 2010 Morro Bay Annual Winter Bird Festival (rev. 23 July 2009a): MIKE BAIRD, Morro Bay, CA, State Park Docent since 2001, leads Digital Photowalks photomorrobay.com. A PhD Computer Scientist with MBA , retired from ask.com, and author of Engineering Your Start-up eysu.org. Editor of morro-bay.com. Prolific local photographer, publishes at bairdphotos.com, birdsofmorrobay.com, and flickr.com/people/mikebaird/, where his images have been viewed 2 million times, and he is an active social network leader.
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