Welcome to the blog of Jon-Claude Simms. I am a black man from Washington DC that loves all things tech. These are the thoughts of a man trying to do all that he can to build on his master plan. This plan is to discuss technology, video games, Aura Studios, space, hip-hop, and any other topic that I deem worthy of speaking of. Hello, world. Jon-Claude has arrived.

2017 I have arrived

January 24, 2017

Its been a long time coming, but 2017 has arrived and with it a lot of drama will follow. As long as I go into this year knowing that anything can happen, then I can mentally prepare for whatever. Atread more…

The Portfolio Grows

December 28, 2016

Another day, and another post on  I have been working somewhat feverishly(well not really) on making my portfolio page something to be proud of.  There is a lot more do to do, but yet again I am just building the foundationread more…

Welcome to the newish

December 04, 2016

It’s been a looong time coming,  but has finally gotten an upgrade.  I have done some basic foundational work to give the site a more solid place to work off of.  I intend to make this the official hubread more…

Web Developer’s Toolbox: Emmet

September 02, 2014

When using complicated programs with lots of features(in my case the PHPStorm IDE), I am a fan of keeping start-up tips going for as long as possible. It may be an annoyance to have to close it out every time,read more…

The Day the Earth Smiled

August 07, 2014

I found this picture courtesy of the Cassini spacecraft and NASA’s website and I just had to share. It is absolutely amazing.


September 14, 2013

Inspiration seems to come from anywhere at anytime. I love being inspired by the many things around me. I feel the motivation to succeed even more so there is so much around to inspire me. My current inspiration comes byread more…

The Art of Video Games Exhibit

July 30, 2012

This is my first jump into the industry of web journalism. The art of video games was appreciated by the Smithsonian, so me and Chris Hines(Hines Designs Media) had to show our appreciation by doing this video. I hope youread more…

Bold moves

July 14, 2012

Those who make bold moves make the world go round. And I like to feel dizzy.