Monthly Archives: February 2009

http://barcamp.org/BarCampSingapore3

BarCamp Singapore happens tomorrow, February 28, 2009. It will be a fun event as bar camps are always. This time it is being held at the Ngee Ann Polytechnic (kudos to them for having the foresight). See you all tomorrow.

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DIYCity?

An intriguing idea of a city being buit up by the residents themselves. I like the idea and I can already hear the nay sayers – we need rules, we need control, you cannot do this. But I think it … Continue reading

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Google App Status

http://www.google.com/appsstatus is a really cool dash board. Even if the data is “made up”, atleast I can see something. Where’s the equivalent for yahoo.com, livejournal.com, etc?

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More software patent insanity

Looks like M$ has found someone to threaten with their FUD claims to Linux violating some of the “software patents”. I hope this will be shown up to be a false accusation and that M$ will be forced to pony … Continue reading

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Tweet, twitter etc

About a year ago, I was mildly curious about twitter, although I was quite sure that it was a good tool. Just as SMS is a great tool for the quick messaging without the interference of a phone call, twitter … Continue reading

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Spining the spin

Been reading an article that appeared in February’s issue of Linux For You about how “Oracle’s contributions to the Linux world, and [the interviewee] expresses his surprise at how little credit the company gets for it”, among other amazing “insights”. … Continue reading

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[SG Politics] Would PM Lee do this?

I think Downing Street is way ahead in their thinking (and they should be). The e-government initiatives of the Singapore government are highly commendable, but in the area of public consultation, I think the filtering process throught the REACH is … Continue reading

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