Categorized: Musings

A penny for my thoughts?

An ode to software

Software, collectively among the greatest literary works of mankind and more so now than ever. Remarkable feats of architecture, testaments to the extent of human creativity – this is my passion for software. I get to play god, the master and builder of my own microcosmic universe.… Read the rest
cheers to that which matters most

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

Jesus explained through numbers

Reading through the commentary on a friend’s recent video discussing religion, I noted some confusion with regards to the Christian faith’s tenet proclaiming Jesus to be the Son of God and God. Indeed this duality is a mind boggler that seems to steer right into paradox – is Jesus Son of God and God?… Read the rest
cross pendant

Happy Easter

Peace to you my friends. Amidst turmoil and hatred, we need to put down the sword and think about love and acceptance of one another if we are to progress. Religion or not, I have faith that love and acceptance are concepts which we can all embrace.… Read the rest
a stylish cappuccino

Cup of Coffee

This gem of wisdom my aunt forwarded to me, and as the CCSS hosted a coffee social today, I found it quite suiting. I would like to help share it with the world. A group of alumni, highly established in their careers, got together to visit their old university professor.… Read the rest

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