Baby’s First Reunion Dinner

Vanessa had her first buffet dinner at this CNY’s reunion dinner. It’s also her first reunion dinner. We went to the coffee house at Grand Plaza Park Hotel. Vanessa was nibbling bits and pieces of many things. I think she was enjoying herself. She was fussing around quite a lot initially, but her daddy (i.e. me) hijacked her and distracted…

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Hiring More Super Engineers

We’re still looking to hire more staff to support our Network, Data Centre and IT Security operations. It is the same super engineers kind of work I blogged previously, but this a technologist position targeted at polytechnic graduates. Our priority for this position is in Network, Data Centre and IT Security operations, in decreasing order. Let me know if you’re…

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Urgent WordPress Security Update

Security updates keeps us busy during festive holidays again. The last one with WordPress 2.3.2 kept us occupied prior to the 2008 New Year. Today, the new WordPress 2.3.3 release happens just prior to the Lunar New Year. The major focus of this security release is to fix a flaw in the XML-RPC implementation. Other XML-RPC problems were also plugged…

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Bak Kwa Not Up to Standard

It seems this CNY season, all the Bak Kwa standard have fallen below expectations. Even from “normally OK” brands like Bee Cheng Hiang… hmm, they don’t make the cut. I don’t know, but I suppose they are employing temporary inexperienced staff to do the BBQ’ing? Or are they substituting their usual stock with inferior quality pork? Ok, must remember to…

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Enough with CitiPhone

“Your call is important to us, that’s why we ask you to hold…” Yah right. If my call was important enough, I would not be kept on hold. 10 minutes is way too long to be kept on hold. Clearly, it doesn’t help to be a Platinum VISA cardholder, because calling the Citibank Platinum Services hotline, which by the way…

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Baby’s 10th Month Update

Baby Vanessa is 10 months old today. This is how she looks now, sleeping with *ahem* her favourite pacifier. Vanessa now has 8 teeth, and she’s crawling around quite fast. It’s quite funny to see her crawling with Rascal and Phoebe running around her. Phoebe even rolls over to let Vanessa sayang her! Last month, Vanessa had her DMSA scan…

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Shopping for a Compact PC

Nowadays, it is not enough to just get a “best value” PC. Aesthetics have become an important factor in the overall consideration. Buyers are looking for PCs that look nice, are compact, clean design, blend in with the environment, etc. Now that PCs are so cheap, sometimes the price becomes a lesser important issue. Here’s the PC I bought last…

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