Monthly Archives: August 2006

In the wake of Gates’ retirement

Three great videoclips courtesy of YouTube: a) David Letterman’s tribute to Bill’s retirement b) MacUsers’ tribute to MS: c) W98 launch^H^H^H^H^H^HCrash:

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Radio station on demand

A good friend of mine suggested that I explore Pandora.com. And I am glad I did that. I am a huge fan of internet radio, some of my favourites being Radio Paradise and KEXP Seattle. But I think Pandora is … Continue reading

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Malaysia’s ODF adoption and where does Singapore stand

I got the following published in the ST on August 10th – albeit their online edition. Aug 10, 2006 Govt should revisit issue of using Open Document Format to sharpen competitiveness I refer to the letters in the Forum page … Continue reading

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E-passports

I think there are very valid concerns about how the committee designed security around RFID tagged passports are going to fail. Given that

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Ballmer’s racist remark circa October 21, 2003

In a conversation with Mark, he highlighted an almost 3 year old comment by Ballmer which goes: “… Should there be a reason to believe that code that comes from, how do I say this, a variety of people unknown … Continue reading

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