Monthly Archives: September 2011

On the Anticipation of a Long Weekend

Unlike America, where a typical white collar gets a two-week vacation each year, China assigns official but long holiday weeks several times a year. For now, it is the National Day long weekend, which runs from October 1st through October … Continue reading

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IPhone 5 and Me: Voice Command

It is rumored that the upcoming iPhone 5 features voice command. (See one of the reports below). http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/220081/20110926/iphone-5-features-assistant-voice-activation-siri-find-my-friends-ios-5-a5.htm Of course the “as-usual” Chinese netizens mocked this rumored features with their talents. You: I want to have a romantic dinner tonight … Continue reading

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Inside ANA’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

It made a big news that finally–and I cannot emphasize enough that after four years of delay, Boeing finally delivered its first next-generation commercial aircraft–the 787 Dreamliner–to its long-waited clients. Recall initially how Boeing changed the name of 7E7 to 787. Anticipating … Continue reading

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Another Day in the Office

It has been raining hard since last night. I somehow begin to regret not bringing my rain boots with me. Well, one can never plan out for every contingency. During the breakfast with a guest speaker this past Friday, we … Continue reading

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I Wish I can Fly

Mounting piles of work waiting in line. Sometimes I just wish I can be away from my desk. I do find daydreaming a good way to divert attention, and to change mode. “The earth still moves around if you do … Continue reading

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Angry Birds Moon Festival Comics (Update Completed)

I have to say, these birds are super cute. Nothing hurts more when the creators threw in a couple of oriental ingredients. The comics are from Angry Birds’ facebook. (Here is the weblink: http://www.facebook.com/#!/angrybirds) One can play the slideshow on this … Continue reading

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What I’d Like to Think about on a Birthday

This is what I can think of, for the sake of happy thought, on the heaviest load of work on my birthday.

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