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Month: July 2010

Recommended: Top 10 Tips for Surviving Office Life

Recommended: Top 10 Tips for Surviving Office Life

Reading Time: 1 minuteLifehacker has compiled tips that they consider essential for surviving office life. Working in an office for a short three months, I can’t help but to agree with most of the tips in the article. If you have any other tips, feel free to post them in the Lifehacker post. In reverse order: Have Someone Else Do Your Handicapping Ask Others to Be Creative Without Putting It That Way Leave Without Burning Bridges Get Around or Work Beyond Lame IT…

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Help the family of the guy who died in the freak accident!

Help the family of the guy who died in the freak accident!

Reading Time: 1 minuteRecall the recent news article of a guy being dead from a freak accident involving a crane and a bus? Well, apparently the guy, Ahmad Lispa who died was profiled in RenovAID, a corporate social responsibility outreach program by Mediacorp. I am not a fan of the telly. However, from what I do know, this family requires long term aid, especially so after the sole breadwinner just passed away. Read more at the Facebook group that is recently set up…

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Quick Tip: WLAN-Student for iDevices

Quick Tip: WLAN-Student for iDevices

Reading Time: 1 minute[The post below is depreciated due to recent changes in the school network. Please refer to the latest post on connecting your iDevice to the school network.] Sorry for the lack of posts, this week is a busy week. Anyway, I stumbled upon a senior, Wei Kiat who managed to set up a profile server for the iDevices: iPhone, iPod Touch and the iPad. Though iPad is not officially out in Singapore, the device uses iOS, the same operating system…

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[AoTW] MiChi

[AoTW] MiChi

Reading Time: 1 minuteI was listening to Maerong Radio and this rare singer came up. Why rare? Cuz the radio is currently on to the Korean craze. Not that I am complaining though, however good songs must be shared. 🙂 MiChi is of British-Japanese decent. She has lived a fair bit in both countries and that explains her perfect English in her songs. You can read more at her Wikipedia page. More MiChi goodness here!

14 days before birthday

14 days before birthday

Reading Time: 3 minutesThis post is originally scheduled to be written exactly 30 days before my 22nd birthday. Apparently, it is not to be the case. I have gotten rather busy with school and the whatsnot. To add, I have to remind myself that there are still many posts that I have yet to write. Opps. My 21st birthday was rather an uneventful one. At least the first half was, I spent my time in camp. Eventful part started when I claimed back…

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Batch Two of SingPost Replies

Batch Two of SingPost Replies

Reading Time: 3 minutesWell, after the first reply, there was a further exchanges of email and several attempts to contact me via phone. Most of the time, I was busy with the preparation of a presentation. First and foremost, we apologise again for causing you to gone through this bad experience. Please rest assured that we do take this matter seriously. The courierman incharge of the delivery should not leave the parcel unattended. In any case of lost due to SingPost negligence, SingPost…

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How to answer questions during presentation during Q&A

How to answer questions during presentation during Q&A

Reading Time: 1 minuteOne summer term; Two modules; Later, There are presentations and presentations. And what is feared the most is the Q&A section after each presentation. And the typical way to start the answering or adding on goes something: “Erm. Ya.. … [Answer] …” Photo credit: Q&A (Flickr)

First Reply from Singpost

First Reply from Singpost

Reading Time: 2 minutesI want to write this with plenty of expletives injected into each sentence as adjectives or nouns. But, let’s be civil on here. Remember my parcel? Singpost took their own sweet time to reply me. Four simple questions that requires four simple answers. It does raise another issue though. They emailed me: Dear Mr Robert Sim, We apologise for the inconvenience caused. We have investigate the situation and have advise the courierman incharge to follow strictly SingPost Procedure. Normally courierman…

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[AotW] Metro Vocal Group

[AotW] Metro Vocal Group

Reading Time: 1 minuteMetro Vocal Group is an established a cappella group who originally hails from USA. However, after 5 years of performing in Japan and Hong Kong, they decided to make Hong Kong their base. It is no surprise that they are able to sing Cantonese songs. However, it is surprising indeed to hear a great song to be sang by them. The following song is 海阔天空. It is originally sang by Wong Ka Kui, made famous by a cover done by…

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Fancy playing Metal Slug in Starcraft 2?

Fancy playing Metal Slug in Starcraft 2?

Reading Time: 1 minuteSome one managed to create a full customised map of Metal Slug using Starcraft 2 game engine. Like the commentator in the video has said, the engine is not built for this kind of playing, however, yet it has been created still. It took the commentator 35 minutes to complete the entire map. From the looks of the video, it is a map worth downloading and playing. So here is a +1 reason to get Starcraft 2. Download link. And…

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