Posted: 2006

Christmas 2006

To all my loyal readers, and friends whom I have forced the Planet Jon URL upon via MSN, Merry Christmas! What I want to know is, where the heck is the snow? I have NEVER had a green Christmas in Ottawa before.… Read the rest

The last page of a chapter

May 1st, 2006: Fresh out of year 2, I arrived at the doorstep of NavCanada; tired, naive, and wondering how long it would be before I was shown the door. It was my first day of co-op and I was quite aprehensive.… Read the rest

Transparent GIF hack

Working with DHTML sucks; and that’s a fact of life. The older the browser, the worst it is because of different DOM implementations. I was trying to set this thing up where you can draw a box outline over an image, and send the coordinates to a PHP program through a form.… Read the rest

A trip to Montreal

You guys will never guess what I did with my weekend >.> You see, I have this awesome friend named Marion who lives in Montreal. As she lives kinda far away, hanging out is somewhat difficult. To make a short story shorter, I had some free time on my hands this weekend and seized the opportunity.… Read the rest

Mike and Chris, track superstars

And so I came home from work tonight to the shouts of delight. It seems that Queens University has become interested in my brothers’ athletic talents and would like them to attend Queens. For those who don’t know, my brothers are quite the enthusiasts when it comes to track and field.… Read the rest

How TV has degenerated

There used to be such amazing TV 50 years ago. Black & white was the best. Comedians that were actually funny, slapstick humour, cheesy sci-fi movies whose budget was smaller than a McCain’s PizzaPocket but somehow managed to be engrossing (Anyone seen “Plan 9 from outer Space”?) and all that jazz.… Read the rest

LXC 06/11/11

And after a long rest to recover from yesterday’s gaming marathon madness, the blog is finally being updated. IMO, this was the best LXC ever with 6 gamers and 6 PCs, a record attendance. After the customary delay in starting the event (there is ALWAYS a delay at the LXC event, be it people missing software, network setup, seating, or people being late) we started with the fabled Quake 3, a must at every event.… Read the rest