by jphandrigan | Jan 12, 2020 | Family, Photography

Over the holidays, I had a bit of fun in the kitchen. Here’s my first stab at making gingerbread cookies....
by jphandrigan | Dec 18, 2019 | Programming

I’m always on the look out for fun exercises to practice programming. I’ve already covered some of the problems in the Project Euler project (they get hard very quickly). Another great initiative I found was Rosalind. | Rosalind offers an array of...
by jphandrigan | Dec 17, 2019 | Photography

Sydney Opera House (Dec. 2019)
by jphandrigan | Nov 2, 2019 | Programming

Problem 13: Work out the first ten digits of the sum of the following one-hundred 50-digit numbers....
by jphandrigan | Oct 24, 2019 | Programming

Problem 5: 2520 is the smallest number that can be divided by each of the numbers from 1 to 10 without any remainder. What is the smallest positive number that is evenly divisible by all of the numbers from 1 to 20? #initialize variables x = 1 #function to check if...
by jphandrigan | Oct 20, 2019 | Programming

I skipped a bunch of questions and landed on this one. I’ll revisit the others… have no worries! Euler, again. Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Leonhard_Euler.jpg Problem 10:The sum of the primes below 10 is 2 + 3 + 5 + 7 = 17.Find the sum...
by jphandrigan | Oct 17, 2019 | Photography

I love this time of year. I’ll let my pictures do all the talking. So many beautiful colours. Take your pick! Pumpkins! These pictures were taken at Miller’s Farm just outside of Ottawa. Great place to stop by… Especially for the little...
by jphandrigan | Oct 16, 2019 | Programming

Wow. It’s been a longtime since I’ve made a post here. Let’s just say… life has been hectic. I’ve been spending some time with Python and web scraping. It’s been a whole bunch of fun. There’s no better feeling than setting up...
by jphandrigan | Jun 10, 2014 | Microsoft

My workplace recently upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7. It seems to have been well-received by most, as I expect most users are familiar with using Windows 7 and its various features on their home computers. There are a number of shortcuts/shortkeys that are not...
by jphandrigan | Apr 2, 2014 | Family

Two weeks ago, my wife and I were blessed with a new addition to our family – Kate. It was a beautiful experience that exuded heaps and heaps of happiness. We have a lot of support from our friends and families, which resonates with the saying that it takes a...