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Month: January 2008

The Blue Danube Has Arrived

The Blue Danube Has Arrived

 My midnight blue Inspiron 1420 arrived on Thursday evening, and the first thing I did was “try” to use Vista, and found that besides the nice desktop wallpaper, everything else is pretty much the same as Windows XP, aside from a few additional stuff. After half an hour of playing around with it, I chucked in my Windows XP CD and did a full format of the hard drive. After installing Windows XP, I found that the resolution of 1440…

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Pre-CNY Shopping

Pre-CNY Shopping

  Forgot to post about my pre-Chinese New Year shopping spree last week – spent a total of about $140 on shirts at Junction 8 and Wisma with my military buddies. I saw two interesting tees at the Giordano store in the basement, but it was near closing time, so we had to leave the shop. Went to NP Open House on Thursday with 2 of my poly friends, and chatted with a few lecturers and tutors there… most of…

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她的背影,我永远不会忘记

她的背影,我永远不会忘记

Another week of the new year has gone, and I have solved lots of problematic issues that cropped up at work – faulty projectors, PCs, etc. and now my workload has more or less gone down to manageable levels. Thank goodness for automation, I can’t live without it. One thing that can’t be automated however, is physically moving equipment, but I take it as a form of exercise. I just got back from a pre-Lunar New Year clothes shopping trip…

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First Week Of School

First Week Of School

The yearly ritual of academic pursuit begins anew, and this means everyone is busy – busy waiting at the bus-stop for the bus, waiting for the bus in front of you in the car, waiting at the MRT station for the train, and waiting for the taxi before the 35% peak hour surcharge. As a techie, this means we are busy too. Yesterday’s and today’s work consisted of resetting passwords, calling up vendors and chasing their asses to replace spoilt…

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