Published by Jonathan Weatherhead

Jonathan Weatherhead is a code scientist, software developer, internet enthusiast, gadget fanatic, hobbyist photographer, and fun-lover extraordinaire. He has received a Bachelor of Computer Science and math minor from Carleton University and his areas of interest include web-driven applications, Object Oriented architecture and language paradigms.

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Get excited, 3DMark 2013 is here

3Dmark 2013 is now out – download it and make your gaming rigs cry. I ran the benchmark on my rig at stock settings and you can see below my scores and rig specs. My current rig CPU: Intel Core i7-930 Processor @ 2.8GHz GPU: AMD Radeon HD 6870 @ core 900MHz, mem 1050MHz RAM: 6x 1GB DDR3 @ 533MHz HD: 255GB Plextor PX-256M5S SSD OS: Win7 64bit Score: 99314 Graphics Score:184875 Physics Score: 37909 Score: 13889 Graphics Score: 26924 Physics Score: 5155 Score: 3025 Graphics Score: 3237 Physics Score: 7271 Combined Score: 1279 My impression The eye candy was sexy but I can’t say that I was overly impressed with the tests themselves.… Read the rest

The last post of 2012

Some winter photos to bring in the end of the year. And with that, I bid you adieu until next year. #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-2 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-2 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */… Read the rest

What’s new in WordPress 3.5

WordPress 3.5 should be launching sometime today, and I’ve been quite pleased with the release candidates so far. This update really modernizes WordPress with much anticipated aesthetic and functional improvements. Lets take a look at what’s new. Revamped Media Management I’m sure I wasn’t the only one getting frustrated with WordPress’ dinosaur media uploader and management, and they’ve finally breathed some modern magic into it.… Read the rest

Blackberry 10 browses like a boss

BlackBerry 10 is Going to Have the Best Web Browser of Any Mobile Platform — Tech Vibes I’m not even a classic Blackberry fan and I’m starting to get pretty excited about BlackBerry. And so should you. Read the full article @ Tech Vibes  … Read the rest

A Black Friday Shopping Spree

Black Friday sales – ooo shiny things! So I may not be resistant to mass-marketed consumer events, but I think that I made out like bandit. Lets see how I did. First up, some books to expand my knowledge: Ruby On Rails Tutorial [2nd edition], and HTML5 Applications.… Read the rest
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Understanding what’s important in life

This has been circulating the internet and I’d like to share. A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, he wordlessly picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with golf balls.… Read the rest