Griping about Wireless@SG, Again

That’s how it is with captive portals, you are redirected to a web page to login, and there you have to type your username and password. Can you imagine how inconvenient it is to login…

I Hate Writing Minutes

I hate writing minutes. I wonder why hasn’t anyone yet invented an automatic minute taker. It doesn’t help when people in the meeting talk nonsense 90% of the time, jump back and forth between multiple…

From N73 to the N95 8GB

After my previous phone contract ran out in April, I didn’t go get a new phone rightaway. There wasn’t anything particularly interesting then that struck my fancy. I was using an N73, which was a…

Tempted by the N95 8GB

I finally succumbed to temptation and found myself having to get the latest Nokia N95 8GB phone. So after much online research, including comparing telco price plans, I finally trotted down to a SingTel hello!…

One Zinger Burger to Go

“Just one Zinger burger to go.” “Okay. Having here?” “No, to go.” “Having here?” Okay, she doesn’t understand “to go”. Alright, perhaps most of us would say “take away” or even “packet”. Singaporeans are shopping…

My Poor Baby

Oh no, my poor baby has chicken pox. Just prior to her 6th month birthday, she was diagnosed with Grade 2 VUR. Now, just one day before her 7th month birthday, she has the chicken…

National University of Shopping

What do students at NUS do? Shop of course. Why, it’s the National University of Shopping Singapore. Is this a shopping centre in disguise? Week after week, it is one bazaar after another. At multiple…

How I Crashed My Website

Well, my fingers were itchy, and I wanted to test something out. Something that carried a small but inherent risk of mucking up. I was careful, no less, to make sure there would be no…

Why OpenSolaris

Ian Murdock came by in the past week to talk about his open source journey from Linux at Purdue University, founding the Debian project, and now working as the Chief OS Platform Strategist for Sun…