Beautiful Graphs

Striving to have beautiful graphs in your reports is analogous to putting a cherry on a sundae. It’s the finishing touch! I prepared the following graphs for a report on Nintendo’s disruptive (innovative) technologies.

Gatineau Park – First Ride

Tomorrow morning, I’ll be joining a colleague of mine for my first ride in Gatineau Park this year. We’re planning an early morning ride, so there shouldn’t be too many issues with the heat. It can be a challenging ride, as I don’t get much...

The Great White North

I’ve recently had an opportunity to travel to the North of Canada, and I loved it! I spent most of my time in Pangnirtung, Nunavut, and a short time passing through Iqaluit, Nunavut. The landscape was awe-inspiring and the people were all-around friendly. This...

Top WordPress Plugins

Are you dabbling with WordPress? Wondering what plugins you should install? Have a look at my favourite ones: 1. WPtouch An easy way to make your blog mobile friendly! 2. WP Smush.it You’ll want to have this plugin to optimize your pictures (and save on space)....

Commuting in Full Swing!

Winter has finally shed its blustery white blanket, and blessed us with a beautiful Spring (relatively). I started commuting on March 12, and haven’t looked back yet! There’s been a bunch of wet discouraging days mixed into the bunch, but not discouraging...

Project Euler #1

Add all the natural numbers below one thousand that are multiples of 3 or 5. Seems simple enough? Here’s my brute force way of answering it (using Python): [sourcecode language=”python”] n = 1 sumTo = 0 while n < 1000: if (n%3 == 0) or (n%5 == 0):...

French Language Training

I started a French training course in early January. I have a good base knowledge of French since I completed kindergarten to grade 12 in a French immersion program. Since graduating from high school though, I’ve lost touch with the language (a regret)....