FB posts 2009
Dec 25: Merry Christmas everyone. Enjoy the holidays.
Dec 19: One of my favourite songs (White Christmas) performed by the Difters with animation in flash. I can’t seem to find the orignal flash version so I’ve attached a youtube clip. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddVZOK_9UUI
Dec 12: What NOT to do in the cinema, ultraman style http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pgpxg8B1s54&feature=player_embedded
Dec 07: Cute little hedgehog http://pixdaus.com/single.php?id=135192
Nov 12: : All of you who have experienced a null pointer exception, now you know who to blame. http://www.infoq.com/presentations/Null-References-The-Billion-Dollar-Mistake-Tony-Hoare
Nov 06: UT3 engine free for noncommercial and educational use! http://www.indiegames.com/blog/2009/11/epic_offers_free_unreal_engine.html
Nov 02: is touched by all the birthday wishes. Thanks folks.
Oct 31: P=NP? in plain English http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2009/explainer-pnp.html
Oct 24: A completely digital human face shown at TEDxUSC http://www.ted.com/talks/paul_debevec_animates_a_photo_real_digital_face.html
Oct 24: A layman’s introduction to cutting edge cryptography research done at IBM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qe-zmHoPW30&feature=player_embedded
Oct 22: is enjoying the end of 3+ weeks of non-stop action.
Oct 21: is at BINUS university in Jakarta surfing the net while the our two teams participate in ICPC regionals. Live scoreboard at http://competition.binus.ac.id/icpc2009/result/ http://competition.binus.ac.id/icpc2009/result/
Oct 17: IntelliJ goes open source! http://www.jetbrains.com/idea/nextversion/free_java_ide.html
Sep 22: KTV was fun! Thanks Jess for organizing. Now back to work preparing for tomorrow’s career talk.
Sep 19: How science changes our opinion of what is good for us again and again. http://www.livescience.com/health/090918-bad-health-tips-1.html
Sep 05: played bowling, badminton and had buffet with secondary school students at the second Swiss Cottage Past vs Present Games. Had lots of fun :)
Sep 01: went to change his GIRO EZ-link card today but was told that the GIRO cannot be canceled as the card was topped up yesterday :( Have to go back after 3 days…
Sep 01: Depression evolved to help us solve complex problems! http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=depressions-evolutionary
Aug 28: Sticks and carrots lead to worse performance on non-trivial problems. Intrinsic motivations (autonomy, mastery, and purpose) are the key driving force. http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_pink_on_motivation.html
Aug 27: TV broke down, the house is really quiet now
Aug 26: A presentation on how to produce low defect software, from the creators of sqlite http://www.sqlite.org/talks/wroclaw-20090310.pdf
Aug 22: An insightful presentation on how to make connections with others. http://slidesha.re/UTD7y
Aug 15: congratulates Singapore IOI 2009 team for taking home two silver and two bronze medals. Good job everyone!
Aug 15: just attended Swiss Teachers’ Day cum Alumni dinner. They had “Don’t forget the lyrics: NDP songs”, but I didn’t get to play… Rock on Swiss!
Aug 07: vote for FREEZE_SoC2 at http://www.misterpoll.com/polls/446064 ! http://www.misterpoll.com/polls/446064
Jun 28: just watched Transformers 2. CGI is impressive, story is a little crappy.
Jun 02: is in Shanghai till 2nd Aug.
Apr 30: ‘Algorithms: Tiny but Powerful, and we can’t live without them’ by Prof. Richard Lipton. Free public lecture, registration required. http://www.i2r.a-star.edu.sg/index.php?page=I2R_Distinguished_Lecture
Apr 18: Great tool to combat bad site design. http://lab.arc90.com/experiments/readability/
Apr 15: Flash platformer/adventure game with absolutely staggering production values and art. http://www.scarygirl.com
Feb 20: is glad ICT is over
Feb 19: is one day away from end of ICT
Feb 15: is packing his field pack for ICT
Feb 12: just screwed up his sunfire home dir using rsync –delete, saved by backup
Feb 09: made it through a tough presentation
Jan 26: wishes everyone a prosperous Lunear New Year
Jan 24: An impressive Naruto TC for Little Figher 2 http://ntsd.open-board.com
Jan 07: Cool physics based flash game http://www.nitrome.com/games/icebreaker/
Jan 05: Another reason why dealing with dates is a pain http://bit-player.org/2009/the-zune-bug