About

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.

 
 

Blog

A repository of thoughts, my consciousness in digital form.

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 […]

Juan Luna St., Binondo, Manila

This man was actually making his way through the crowd while doing some muted strumming that only a fellow musician could recognize from a crowd. I first heard the percussive notes and quickly panned to my left and then found myself right in front of him, took the shot, exchanged smiles and moved on. Juan […]