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Month: March 2012

Poly Students To Become Like JC Students: Uniforms for students

Poly Students To Become Like JC Students: Uniforms for students

We always hear why polytechnic students are not like JC students when comes to busfares. Now a polytechnic, Temasek Polytechnic is taking steps to move towards being one. Step 1: Enforcing school uniforms on all students Apparently, there is a webpage on temasekpoly.sg that details an upcoming implementation. Now let’s better hope that this is an upcoming April Fool’s Day joke. 😛 [Update] April 1: Video on the uniform is up on Youtube. If it is an April Fool’s Joke,…

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Facebook Messenger for Windows

Facebook Messenger for Windows

Facebook had released a separate mobile app for Facebook Chat a few months ago. Now, it has a Facebook Messenger for Windows. What this means? Death of Windows Live Messenger. I have less than 10 friends on it now. I can uninstall RockMelt. Don’t get me wrong. I love RockMelt. However, the main draw to RockMelt for me is its integrated chat function. Now that there is a native desktop application, I can junk the browser and switch back to…

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The Unsung Heroes – The Invisible Workforce Behind This City

The Unsung Heroes – The Invisible Workforce Behind This City

Have you ever wondered how little the migrant workers, who are working in construction sector, here in Singapore are paid? I doubt you do. $18 a day, inclusive of overtime. There is virtually no rest as the workers seek out a better future, not for themselves, but for their families back in their home country. A group of Year 1 students did this short clip for their Leadership and Team Building module about them. Please do take 8 minutes of…

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Listening to Music Online

Listening to Music Online

Ever since I last reformatted my hard disk a couple of weeks back, I have yet to restore my old library of songs for a good reason, the library is getting stale. I have decided to start my library fro scratch. In the meantime, I am streaming my music fix from the Internet, chiefly from 8tracks.com. It is great that I am on high speed network no matter where I  go now, cuz the stream is sure bandwidth intensive. 8tracks…

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