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Inside Singapore’s OpenNet

If you’re a network techie like me, you will probably be very interested to know how Singapore’s OpenNet fibre-to-the-home network works. What is the technology that runs the fibre-to-the-home network? How is it related to…

SSL Certificates: Single-Root vs Chained-Root

I recently renewed a bunch of SSL certificates. I actually use a reseller, Namecheap.com, but the actual SSL certificate authority is RapidSSL. I’ve bought RapidSSL’s SSL certificates for several years. They are cheap (particularly through…

Observing Earth Hour 2011

Earth Hour in 2011 is observed on 26th March, from 8:30pm to 9:30pm. People around the globe will switch off lights and commit to actions that go beyond the hour. At https://zitseng.com/, I will observe…

Samsung ST550 Review

I was setting out to upgrade the firmware of my Samsung ST550 digital compact camera when I realized I hadn’t mentioned about it at all on this blog. So, here’s a quick mini-review of it….

Horrors of Online Banking

At the risk of sounding like I’m technophobic, distrustful of the Internet, and terrified of online money transactions… I am indeed starting to find online banking and online payments rather worrisome to some extent. It’s…

Virtual Ubuntu

Then, after installing Gentoo Linux yesterday, today I had a go at Ubuntu. This time, instead of a spare PC, I installed it in a virtual machine in my MacBook Pro. I know, this is…

Revisiting Gentoo Linux

I spent a part of today installing Gentoo Linux in a spare PC. If you’ve not heard of it, Gentoo is yet another Linux distribution. It stands out from the rest in that practically everything…