Metro’s double-lining (and soon triple-lining) problem

Most of you have heard probably heard about Metro’s proposed plan for a loop subway around the core. The idea is to “reduce future crowding on Metrorail, provide enough capacity for future development, and expand the reach of transit in the region” However, I think that it’s only a marginal improvement that would only somewhat reduce […]

Partyin’ Like It’s 2300

Seeing how I turned 23 this month and am a big fan of star trek, specifically the TNG-era stuff that takes place in the 2300s, I decided that this year would be the best year for me to have a Star Trek themed party. However, I didn’t want to go all out or turn of […]

Trip to Yale and New York

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of accompanying a Yalie friend of mine to New Haven and visited the esteem institution of Yale University: While there, I got to participate in some Yale Traditions, such as a dinner at Mory’s, a legendary Yale eating and drinking private club. I was able to try the delicious […]

Jared Christian Honored at Hampden-Sydney College Graduation

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, VA (05/16/2012)(readMedia)– On May 13, at commencement ceremonies marking the end of the 237th academic year at Hampden-Sydney College, Jared Christian, Class of 2012 (right), received the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Medallion. The award was presented by Dr. Christopher B. Howard, President of Hampden-Sydney College. The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Medallion is given annually by the […]

Social Network, Part 4

For this addition to my social network, I wanted to take the opportunity to really learn something more that just how to write the network itself in PHP. One big thing in web programing is making things dynamic and loading stuff via JavaScript. I also was interested in XML. Since this addition was the inclusion […]

iOS and Objective-C, Part 1

As a longterm Mac user and iOS user who is majoring in Computer Science, I have always been interested in learning how to write for OS X based platforms. So when I saw that Stanford University had put their class CS 193P iPhone Application Development on iTunes, I just knew. While I’ve been focusing on my […]

Social Network, Part 3

Over the past few weeks, I have been working on building a web based social network in order to teach myself PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Javascript, and other web technologies. Over the first two versions, as I have added more features, the user interface has gotten more and more clumsy. For this version, I wanted […]

Social Network, Part 2

One of the programming projects I’ve been working on is a Social Network in PHP using MySQL databases. Here’s an update on how it’s going. Here’s the improvements I’ve added since last time. The Social Network now has a favicon The top navigation bar is flush with the top of the page. Friending! You can […]

Social Network, Part 1

I’m someone who is always up for a challenge. It’s very interesting to see how awesome sites like Facebook and MySpace work. So recently I’ve taken a Databases and Dynamic Webpages class. Using knowledge, I’ve embarked upon an effort to code my own Social Networking site using PHP and MySQL. This past week, I have […]

Social Network, Design

I’m interested in learning how things work so that I can learn how to do more. Sites like Facebook and MySpace are especially interesting because there is so much too them.. So recently I’ve taken a Databases and Dynamic Webpages class. I’m thinking about coding my own Social Networking site using PHP and MySQL. However, […]