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兩週一聚﹕五年之後

30th May 2009 - 06:57pm 兩週一聚
前言﹕這是一個叫「兩周一聚」的活動。是網友米雪兒發起。每月十五日﹑三十日﹐一班住在世界不同角落的香港人都會一起寫同一個題目。今天是第十五次相聚,由Readandeat…

孔子無雙 – 何故

30th May 2009 - 01:32pm 書評
我從開始修讀哲學以來﹐一直也想學習中國哲學﹐可是大學沒有開中國哲學的課﹐想看書自修又感到無從入手。內地學者于丹在電視台講論言很出名﹐不過在書店看見她的《論語心得》厚厚一大本﹐又有點擔心自己初看吃不消。正在躊躇不知該從那裏開始時﹐剛好在獨媒看見《孔子無雙》的廣告﹐便不其然被這本書的名字吸引。廣告中標榜新派歷史小說﹐有很多名字熟悉的文化界名人推廌﹐加上平常也有看作者何故寫的日本文化評論﹐我想這本書應該會很有趣便買了下來。…

Whom to hire?

29th May 2009 - 01:42am Daily Scribble
After 3 weeks of interview, we have narrowed down to two candidates for a new grad position. Both of them have good enough, but not superb, technical skills. Both of them have good evaluation from previous co-op work term with my company. Both…

10 Myths About Verification

29th May 2009 - 01:02am Know How
Every verification engineer should remember this list by heart so that they can educate their managers. The list is so true that I print a copy and pin it to my cube…

How to explain what is computer engineering to 7th grade

27th May 2009 - 09:39pm Daily Scribble
My friend is an elementary school teacher. Her grade 7 class is having career day to understand different kinds of jobs and she asked me as a guest speaker. I am a toastmaster, so I thought how hard can it be to speak in front of 20 kids. I was wrong.…

Sumo Paint

27th May 2009 - 07:48pm Websites
Sumo Paint is a free image editing software that gives you the opportunity to create, edit and comment images online with powerful tools and layer support.…

Window seat

26th May 2009 - 10:35pm Daily Scribble
After the layoff last year, the size of my company has shrink quite a bit. The current office space seems to be too spacious with empty cubicles here and there. The management decide to lower the rental cost by terminating the lease of the 4th floor.…

Wolfram Alpha

26th May 2009 - 08:25pm News Clips, Websites
Building Wolfram alpha as a giant number cruncher seems like a good idea, but I am disappointed at its knowledge. It can’t even tell me how many people has died in the Tiananmen Square massacre, a.k.a. 64.…

The Story of Goldilocks and the Three Engineers

25th May 2009 - 10:40pm Daily Scribble
Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Goldilocks. She went for a walk in the Silicon Valley. Pretty soon, she came upon a start-up company. She knocked and, when no one answered, she walked right in. Inside the office, there are three…

focus group

25th May 2009 - 09:53pm Daily Scribble
I went to an Air Canada focus group after work today. I was selected to participate in the focus group probably because I flew too much last year. I went back go Hong Kong in the beginning of the year, traveled went to India three times and went to…
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