Hi, I'm Jon, I run Archon Digital.

I’m a front end developer who started out as a graphic designer in print before shifting to design and development on the web. Archon Digital is my blog, my personal repository of thoughts in digital form.

When I am not at work, I take photographs of the street life around me either in film or on digital.

Learn more about me and this website.



A repository of thoughts, my consciousness in digital form.

This is the new normal

Man wearing face mask. Ongpin St., Chinatown, Manila. Today the Department of Health have announced a few more COVID-19 cases in Metro Manila, bringing the number of confirmed infected to 33 as of 6:00pm (March 10, 2020). The actual number may be higher as some analysts estimate the figure to be closer to 200 or […]

No longer on Webfaction hosting

Note: I wrote this last March 2019 and somehow got busy and never posted it. I am due to revamp my blog soon and will be breaking things again. There’s no real reason why I have to post this note here but I just wanted to see how reusable blocks work on Gutenberg. From 2009 […]

Chinatown and slums – Cities: Skylines – Republica de Malate – Episode 002

I’ve managed to squeeze in 4 hours of footage into two separate, 35-minute episodes building this city-state’s Chinese quarter. Major cities around the world have some sort of Chinatown in their areas and Republica de Malate is no exception. Located in Southeast Asia, Republica de Malate’s citizens are a mix of Malay, Filipino, Chinese, Spanish […]

Cities: Skylines – Republica de Malate – Episode 001

I just published the first of a series of videos I’m working on in my free time. I call this Republica de Malate and the setting is a fictional city-state located somewhere in Southeast Asia. I’ve played Cities: Skylines from the day it launched in 2015 and after almost 2000 hours on this game, I […]