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兩週一聚﹕鬼

31st Jan 2010 - 12:16am 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。今天是第三十一次相聚,由浪子M出題﹐主題定為「鬼」。…

Measure twice, cut once

29th Jan 2010 - 12:38am Daily Scribble
I wish wood working is like writing software, there is a undo button to undo my mistakes. I make a very silly mistake today in my wood working class. I cut two pieces of wood one inch too short. Here is how it happened. The end of the tape measure, the…

The Evil That Apple Does

28th Jan 2010 - 11:48pm News Clips
If Apple has the monopoly market share like Microsoft, Apple would be an eviler company than Microsoft. A close software system kill innovation and progress. I support Google’s open software model.…

經濟殺手的告白 Confessions of an Economic Hit Man- John Perkins

24th Jan 2010 - 09:16pm 書評
在買「經濟殺手的告白」前﹐早已在網絡上看這本書的評論。全部也極力推介此書﹐說此書讓我們認識清楚美國的黑暗。書評亦不忘加兩插句反資本主義﹐反西方以發展為名剝削第三世界的感想。經濟殺手為跨國企業工作收受豐厚酬勞﹐運用各種正當或不正當的政治和經濟手段﹐在背後操控影響第三世界的獨裁者﹐讓他們淪為美國的經濟附庸國。經濟殺手和顧用他們的跨國企業﹐暗地裏為美國政府處理不方便正式出面辨的事情。美國政府和跨國企業關係千絲萬縷﹐合組成一個龐大的經濟利益複合體﹐在全球各地推動美國的經濟帝國主義。…

Driven to distraction

23rd Jan 2010 - 09:57pm News Clips
Mr. Pink is dead wrong. Intrinsic rewards and the pleasure gain from doing a job well only comes if the job is paid well. You will simply feel ripped off if you are not rewarded accordingly.Jan 14th 2010, The Economist Two and a half cheers for sticks…

The return of the mainframe

23rd Jan 2010 - 09:39pm News Clips
My first co-op job was writing software for IBM AS/400 mainframe. I wonder if mainframe gets back into fashion, is my mainframe programming skill still marketable.…

Cutting wood

22nd Jan 2010 - 01:20am Daily Scribble
Today is the second class of my wood working class. I bought three pieces of birch wood last Sunday to make a small table. I learn how to cut the a rough wood into the required shape in today’s class. The cutting steps are pretty simple. 1.…

Democracy vs Republic

21st Jan 2010 - 12:24am Daily Scribble
This Youtube video illustrates the difference between all forms of governments and try to correct many people’s misunderstand on democracy. The form of government is scaled from absolute power on the left to no power on the right. They…

Fooled by Randomness – Nassim Nicholas Talech

19th Jan 2010 - 12:52am 書評
去年金融海嘯華爾街投資銀行傷亡慘重﹐可是卻捧紅了「黑天鵝理論」這本書和其作者Nassim Nicholas Talech。此君投資眼光獨到甚有遠見﹐在一眾基金經理還沉醉在經濟沫的時候﹐他已經預言金融海嘯無可避免﹐來臨只是遲早的問題。金融海嘯令不少投資者一舖清袋﹐他的基金卻逆市狂賺一百二十億。Talech並非普通的華爾街基金經理﹐除了管理基金外﹐他還在大學當哲學教授﹐研究隨機率的認知論。…

VF-0S Phoenix

18th Jan 2010 - 09:53pm Pictures
VF-0S Phoenix…
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