A Listening Pen that speaks

How I wish I could have this pen with me when I was doing my undergraduate course. Live Scriber a point-and-click voice memo recorder with on-pen calculator and a nice bluish display. There is one existing product I know does the job: Logitech io2. Both of products require special paper which has micro dots on…

Google Developer’s Day London

Today (in different time zones) is Google Developer’s day.  There are only two locations where Google is broadcasting live, one of which in London. Check it out here. 🙂 I know we coders..

Bill Gates dating with Macintosh

(Update:Done!) At the D5 conference by Wall Street Journal, Steve Jobs met Bill Gates again, talking about their business of past, now and future. Bill Gates’ dating with Macintosh over the years (A Must Watch) = [Prologue] [Highlights of the Video] [First Part of The Video, Click to Watch] I found it very interesting how…

Holes on Mars

NASA showed a photo of Mars which contains a whole in it. According to NASA’s explanation, the size of the hole found on the Mars are of the size of a football field. The hole is capable of protecting Martian life and I don’t understand the joke on the headlines here, can someone explain it…

First ThinkLab in The World – A quick tour of NUS ThinkLab

Partnered with Lenovo Singapore, the world’s first (?) Thinklab starts its life in National University of Singapore last Saturday. I first noticed it at the bus stop. Seeing this huge blue banner, I wondered, what was this ThinkLab? Entered the Computer Center, I followed the signs to the ThinkLab. Along the way, I find there…

Al Gore

The first time I got to know the name Al Gore was when watching the movie “an inconvenient truth” I got to know this U.S. former vice president. Because of the impact of the movie and the easiness to remember his name, I would always put him name down when playing “Guess Who”. Only recently,…

Steve Jobs on Microsoft

Dropping out of the collage and still dropping in lectures on campus was the best decision Steve Jobs ever made. The decision allowed him to learn the lesson that he could never learn if he was to take his current course. That was said by Steve Jobs on Stanford Commencement 2005 He mentioned his near-death…

BlogOut 2007

First of all, I would like to express my gratitude to Estee Teo for her countless hours put in(*updated link*) to make BlogOut happen, mentioned on the news paper and talked about in the blogsphere. Thank you, Estee! Chern Jie pointed out there are these interesting flickr, blog show and profiling system. Wayne Soh also…

Lunch with Prof Khoo

I had really a good discussion with Professor Khoo, Siau Cheng over lunch time in the Spinelli Coffee at the University Hall of National University of Singapore last Friday. He is very kind to treat me lunch. (Thank you Prof Khoo!) We had a not-that-brief discussion (Prof Khoo: commentary sessions) over a few issues pertaining…

Hockey in Singapore

Hockey: BrE a game played on grass by two teams of 11 players, with sticks and a ball American Equivalent: field hockey AmE a game similar to hockey, but played on ice British Equivalent: ice hockey I was watching the kids playing hockey in Fuji Ice Palace in Jurong East – they were having so…