Archive for February, 2006

Porn, Anyone?

Sunday, February 26th, 2006

While looking for a parking space in Puchong earlier tonight, I saw this and didn’t waste the opportunity to capture it. Indeed, a picture is worth a thousand word. 😀

Ewww! Don’t touch that mouse!

Saturday, February 25th, 2006

Oh sh*t! Thinking that I have to touch computer mice everyday at the office everyday… urgh… need to buy hand disinfectant when I go out this weekend. Computer mouses found in cyber cafes have been ranked as the second most bacteria-infested items in a list of commonly touched objects. The survey, carried out by the […]

TMNET Rebate

Monday, February 20th, 2006

Usually, people will not appreciate the good things being done. They will only rant and shout when things go bad. I don’t like that so I want to post an update of the TMNET case. I finally received a rebate, and my latest bill dated 05 Feb 2005 shows only RM33.50. That’s a total rebate […]

Wisdom for Grads

Sunday, February 19th, 2006

I found Dilbert’s blog. Here’s one entry entitled Wisdom for Grads: Ive been asked to compile some Dilbert advice for new graduates who have no idea whats awaiting them in the business world. Im talking about practical advice. Here are some of the ones that come to mind. The person who sits nearest the bosss […]

Oracle Buys Sleepycat Software

Wednesday, February 15th, 2006

For those who have not realized it yet, yesterday Oracle bought Sleepycat Software, the makers of Berkeley DB. Read the press release here: I wonder what going to happen to BerkeleyDB… Previously, on 07 October 2005 Oracle bought InnoBase, the makers of InnoDB. Press release here: InnoDB is a transactional database technology, also included […]

Memoirs of A Geisha

Wednesday, February 8th, 2006

I watched the movie Memoirs of A Geisha last Saturday. As always, I was quite reluctant to watch it at first. This is due to the fact that the main characters of Sayuri and Mameha are played by Chinese instead of Japanese (Sayuri – Zhang Ziyi, Mameha – Michelle Yeoh). I have nothing again Chinese […]


Friday, February 3rd, 2006

Narnia II – Prince Caspian is in the making. I was skeptical about Narnia until I really watched it. It was good. At least now I have an alternative to Harry Potter (which is going to have only one last instalment after The Goblet of Fire). The next big screen instalment from the books of […]

WordPress 2.0.1 Released

Thursday, February 2nd, 2006

Matt announced: It’s been exactly one month since we released the well-received WordPress 2.0 release. In the past 4 weeks we’ve been listening closely to feedback, squashing bugs wherever we find them, and watching how 2.0 handled under different loads. We’ve rolled up all the most important fixes into a 2.0.1 release, which is now […]

Microsoft releases revamped Internet Explorer

Thursday, February 2nd, 2006

More news related to Microsoft. The software giant has released Internet Explorer 7 Beta. The beta version of Internet Explorer (IE) 7 is now available for download from the company’s website, However, users have been advised that the product should not yet be used in “mission-critical environments”. Since when did I trust IE for […]

Microsoft revamps blogging policy

Wednesday, February 1st, 2006

Remember what happened to Chinese blogger Zhao Jing? His blog was closed down by Microsoft. Following that decision, many parties were outraged. So Microsoft decided to revamp its blogging policy. News Story by Jeremy Kirk JANUARY 31, 2006 (IDG NEWS SERVICE) – LISBON — In the face of outrage from many of its own employees […]

JE is Back?

Wednesday, February 1st, 2006

Oh no… don’t tell me JE is back? If you guys can remember, in 1992 Malaysia had trouble with JE widespread. From The Star Online today: Officials baffled by deaths in Tanah Merah By IAN MCINTYRE KOTA BARU: Health authorities were scrambling to determine the cause of the acute neurological syndrome (DIL) which has killed […]