This is a pen called “D:Scribe”, a design by Reuben Png and was featured on the Yanko Designs blog: I personally prefer to write with pen and paper. However, I end up eventually transferring it to the computer for all the goodness of digital material (rewritable, linkable, searchable, backup-able, etc.) With this pen, you canContinue reading “Technology can be beautiful”
Tim O’Reilly’s definition of Web 2.0 makes it clear that “crowdsourcing” is one of the defining features of Web 2.0, not only RIAs: “The service automatically gets better the more people use it.” Crowdsourcing is about taking it to the next step where people ‘contribute’ something to the ‘system’. There are many people and companiesContinue reading “Why does crowdsourcing work?”
Depth of friendship ∝ Time spent willingly × Sharing My observation is that nothing else matters as much as these two factors. P.S. I got the idea of sharing being a major factor from Srikanth Thunga (whose blog doesn’t seem to be alive any more).
I gleaned this from a random look at the website logs for two weeks. P.S. What does he/she mean by using orkut effectively? Isn’t that an oxymoron?
On Day 14 of my Singapore trip (Jan 04, 2008), it was time to head back home. It was a mixed bag for me. On one hand, I felt so liberated experiencing a vacation which seemed overdue. On the other hand, I was rearing to get back to my realities (well, not really, but IContinue reading “It’s the journey lah!”
I have this notion that you don’t get to really know a city until you’ve run in it. So, I ran a couple of times in my Singapore trip, and I liked the route so much that on Day 13 (Thu, Jan 03, 2008), I started taking photos. I start right from getting out ofContinue reading “Dream Running Route”