Monthly Archives: December 2004

Day three

If Dec 29 is Day 1, day 3 is Dec 31 – new year’s eve. And I am away from my family – but I am here to help people who now do not have a family! We are not … Continue reading

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I am activated for Operation Lion Heart!

I got a call from the SCDF on Dec 29 at about 1115 am saying that I am to be activated to help in a mission to rescue the tsunami victims. I am to be told if when I will … Continue reading

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Tsunami!

I heard of the big tsunami at the 8:30 pm news on Channel I – yeah, the URL is of CNN, but there isn’t a URL for Channel I that is of any use!. It is amazing that something like … Continue reading

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Unpatched Linux survives longest!

Isn’t amazing that an unpatched Linux deployment survives being rooted for at least 3 months compared to minutes a Windows XP SP2 – which according to Microsoft is their top of the line OS! While this study is careful to … Continue reading

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Someone pull the plug please!

Here’s an article about the way research reports are turned into junk research by selective interpretation and, more accurately, “reading what you want into it.” The SG govt is very good at putting out statistics and offering interpretations to that. … Continue reading

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Wow, my name is in the New York Times’ Firefox ad!

Kinda feels strange that I managed to get my name (and some of my colleagues from Red Hat in the Firefox ad on December 15th. How I wish IPOS will take the high road of being fair and state all … Continue reading

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My letter is printed!

It is nice that they actually ran it, 99% verbatim. It really irritates me that the paper chooses to use acronymns wrongly. FOSS is that not the way they edited it in the paper. Someone should buy them a clue … Continue reading

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