Monthly Archives: November 2006

Follow-up on that DBS tfa deal

This is a set of replies and responses to the original note I sent DBS about them requiring me to use a silly tfa device. Reply #1: November 7 2006: Customer Service Feedback date Nov 7, 2006 3:05 PM subject … Continue reading

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Managing choice

We all agree that choice is a really special and wonderful thing. With choice, you are given the sense that you are making the right decision based on a set of realities/information that you have been presented with. In this … Continue reading

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Best viewed in IE

I just came across this site that allows you to at one go test your website across multiple browsers and OSes. I hope this will finally put to rest the cluelesness of a whole lot of web designers who never … Continue reading

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The Value and Power of the GNU General Public License

The past four weeks has really solidified the value and power of the GNU General Public License. It has been accused of being communistic, a destroyer of “intellectual property” and so on. Let’s revisit the events of the last few … Continue reading

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Free the Singapore/Malaysia map!

An attempt at wresting the details of the physical world from the people who are supposed to work for you. I think it is incredibly important that geographical data that was gathered using public tax payer funds be made free … Continue reading

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Thank you Sun!

What a wonderful day, Monday November 13 2006 is! I remember back in 1994 when I first started dabbling in Java and was showing off the spinning boxes on a Netscape browser running on a Sun machine to Johnny Moo … Continue reading

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How Software Patents Threaten the IT Industry

A good video that is made better with a follow on discussion.

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