Singapore Refresher from Trump-Kim Summit

The Singapore government purportedly spent some S$20M toward hosting the Trump-Kim Summit which happened yesterday. It went quite well or maybe absolutely very well, depending on who you’re asking. Let’s take a step back and…

Measurement Tools

I recently decided to run my own PC and mobile benchmarks, and after that, I thought, why not take it one step further with my own weight and length measurements? I don’t need very highly…

What Now After Facebook?

I thought the revelation of Facebook’s privacy breach last month was bad, but that was it and we’d all move on, which for some people could mean to still just continue using Facebook. However, it…

Disincentivising Cash

After our Prime Minister spoke about e-payments at the National Day Rally last year, there has been a flurry of e-payment initiatives spawning everywhere. We all understand the benefits of e-payments, but I’m not so…

Spring Cleaning Of The Bloggish Kind

It’s the Lunar New Year tomorrow, and I suppose this blog, metaphorically, could do with some spring cleaning. I had really wanted to do a visual overhaul, but unfortunately, I only found time to do…

Why Are MP Letters So Big Deal?

A brave judge has described an MP’s appeal letter as “somewhat troubling” and “regrettably misleading”. *clap* *clap* *clap* I’ve often wondered, what’s the deal with these MP letters anyway, why do people ask MPs to…

The Moon Event Last Night

Yesterday’s moon event drew lots of interest. In case you’ve been living under a rock, last night saw for the first time in 152 years the occurrence of a blue moon, a supermoon, and a…

A Cooler Singapore

It’s been raining lots in Singapore. In fact, it’s been raining so much the last many years that many of us joke about the passing of numerous 50-year-periods so quickly. Last night’s temperature fell to…

SMRT Explanation Begs More Questions

Yesterday, two trains collided at Joo Koon station. 29 people were hurt. Some preliminary findings have been quickly offered. I’m not sure if their explanations have been at all satisfactory. In fact, I find the…