Democracy

Running a democratic country is tough. I’ve recently gotten my hands on Democracy 3, a game that tries to simulate the complexities of running a democratic society. You’re probably thinking to yourself that that sounds fun. Well, it was at first. In my...

Top 5 KDE Keyboard Shortcuts

Check out these KDE keyboard shortcuts, because we all know we love shortcuts! 1. Alt-F2 This brings up the the “Run Command” prompt and gives you quick access to all your Linux applications. This is similar to Windows’ Launchy and GNOME-Do. 2....

Sources for Arctic-Related News

Over my years working with Transport Canada, I have noticed that I frequent several websites more often than others (when it comes to Arctic-related news). Here’s a list of sites I use to keep on top of the latest happenings: The Arctic Institute – Center...

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)....