Kiteboarding – a healthy addiction

Back in 2017, I came to a point in my life where I was dealing with a lot of grief.  I was coming to terms with losing a family member […]

Data Encryption on Valentines Day & what not to do

Funny story:  Once, when trying to impress a woman who was a self-professed ‘geek’ I thought I would be romantic by sending her a haiku inside of an encrypted file. […]

Canadian Salsa party in Daegu, South Korea

My love for Salsa started in 2003, in Daegu, South Korea. Wait whaaaat 😱?   Yep that’s right! After University, I found myself with a huge student loan that needed to […]

Useful PDF Tools

As you probably know, the web standard for sending documents to another party online while preserving the exact style layouts / fonts etc, is by printing documents as a PDF. […]

Kite-mares- and how to avoid them

Kiting is an amazing sport. I first started my journey Kiting back in 2017 — at a time when I wanted to brighten up my world a little bit. Despite […]

Throwback – Virtual World Education: Puzzle Fun

Virtual education via Second Life certainly does provide many advantages.  In this short article I will share with you an educational game I created while living in Seoul, South Korea […]

Kiteboarding – a way to get out of your head

Deep Diving into software technologies and programming languages is the opposite of meditation, or is it? While meditation focuses on the breath, helps calm the mind, sharpens awareness, and hones […]

Creating a Subtitle Search Engine using the Stanford Parts of Speech Tagger

In this post, I will be talking about how I integrated the Standford NLP Parts of speech tagger into a subtitle search engine I built for Normally, search engines […]