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Month: October 2002

Exams Are Proof That Time Warps Exist

Exams Are Proof That Time Warps Exist

Have you ever felt *tired* of doing examinations? Well, I DO! Today I had a crash course in XML, DTD and XSL. All this, for my own custom blog =). Sigh, can’t wait for the stupid exams to finish. Day after day time seems to slow down, and I still have to go to work at my polytechnic after the exams for “industrial” attachment. *Grits teeth* When the going gets tough, the tough gets going!

Finally I’m Forced To Install Windows XP

Finally I’m Forced To Install Windows XP

Well, what can I say? I *LOVE* Windows XP! Because my current computer has weird problems specifically with Windows ME (Temporary persistent reading/writing data corruption – you have to experience what I’m going through in order to understand this symptom), I was forced to install Windows XP. Lo and behold, Windows XP does not have the problems! I haven’t tried Linux on my system yet, but if (a very big ‘if’) I install it, I’ll let you all know the…

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A Mysterious Stranger E-Mails You, What Would You Do?

A Mysterious Stranger E-Mails You, What Would You Do?

Yesterday night, I received an e-mail from someone I don’t know (apparently female, looking at the username)… apparently it is about some online survey for women only for that person’s project. Eeks. The message is in very broken English – whether this is because of a virus or language proficiency, I do not know, although I suspect the former.

Ah Thiam – Level 25 Programmer, Brilliance Aura Skill Level 4

Ah Thiam – Level 25 Programmer, Brilliance Aura Skill Level 4

Well, time to reflect on what happened today: PQS was a total drab man. Just got back my first-ever 5/10 paper for my entire course, and the module HAD to be PQS. -_- Our presentation was like a speech that only one person attended – our tutor. Sian. On a lighter note, I was in the toilet today (Male, of course!) and i saw this “half-crazed” year 1 student washing his face in the basin, then he got an “inspiration”…

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Communications Uplink Restored

Communications Uplink Restored

Well, I seem to have over-estimated myself in my last post. After a near 5-week website blackout, I’m revving up to update my site next week. Assignments are finishing up, and I’m prepping for exams. will elaborate on a future date on what happened during the website blackout