Monthly Archives: April 2008

How much lower can they go?

While I am not surprised that it happened, the fact remains that once a business feels that it’s status as a monopoly is threatened, it will do everything it can to ensure that it’s status quo is maintained. From this … Continue reading

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Ignoring the MSM (main stream media)

Let me put this out: in the Singapore context, does ignoring the MSM do the country a favour? The MSM, is, by an large, a government spin machine and we all know that. The detainee escape fiasco (confluence of happenstance) … Continue reading

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A wongkanseng moment

I think I just had a wongkanseng moment, you know the ones where you had no idea what was happening, but had oversight of the whole thing and yet, managed to escape any accountability? Boy, I am glad that we … Continue reading

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It is a war between IBM and MS?

Today, April 29th 2008’s, Digital Life’s “Hot News” section has a blurb about failed ooxml tests. That blurb is reproduced here: Office 2007 fails Open XML test Microsoft is behind the newly approved Open XML (OXML) international standard that supposedly … Continue reading

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My post to www.p65.sg

[This was posted to: http://www.p65.sg/2008/04/23/accountability-responsibility-culpability/; the http://www.p65.sg site is too kiddish, a laughable attempt at the p65 (meaning those MPs born after 1965, hence the p as in post) who think it appeals to the younger citizens. Yeah right.] Pin … Continue reading

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Fedora for Ammuma (grandma)

The PC at my mom’s home running Fedora (albeit older version) and the machine finally failed – the harddisk locked up! So, now, it is an opportunity for my sons to get F9 installed into the new drive. All I … Continue reading

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F9 and bringing Linux even further

Although I am not a big fan of KDE, it is probably something that a lot of folks like and so, kudos to the F9 team in ensuring that KDE 4 is included. Well done. From a networking point of … Continue reading

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