A Moment of Hibernation

It is a habit and it hits me every time I prepare for a long overseas deployment.

(Every time I get ready to fly, I slow down on many things. Perhaps it is my way of getting ready mentally. Image source: http://www.recessionwire.com)

A few days before going usually gets me to slow down on things – work, blog, housework and even photography (especially with a brand new DSLR lying around).… [Click to read the rest] “A Moment of Hibernation”

Malaysian Politics 101: Samy Vellu And MIC, Above Shadow of Doubt!

It looks a case of Samy Vellu = MIC or rather MIC = Samy Vellu, forever and ever…

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(Read my lips – I will resign if my No 2 man is ready. Image source: www.themalaysianreserve.com)

Not a big fan of the ‘self claiming representatives’ of the Indian community (a mirage that was scattered by the Hindraf rallies) but recent developments in calling the MIC supremo to stand down has been nothing but comical.… [Click to read the rest] “Malaysian Politics 101: Samy Vellu And MIC, Above Shadow of Doubt!”

Mission to ‘Mars’

Let’s state the obvious…

(Politicians and soiled diapers need to be changed often and for the same reason – cartoon source: http://davies.lohudblogs.com)

We elect politicians into office so that they can be our servants and not to be our masters.

We elect politicians so that they can make the best deal for the rakyat, not to make best deal for themselves.… [Click to read the rest] “Mission to ‘Mars’”

Tech News 101: Windows XP With Functional & Cleaner Desktop

windows xp theme desktop

Some of us use desktop computers or laptops all day long for work, communication and leisure. Over time, without any cleanup and maintenance, the performance of these machines will degrade and will impact on our work. Over the years, I have learned to keep things trimmed and cleaned and it usually starts with my desktop.… [Click to read the rest] “Tech News 101: Windows XP With Functional & Cleaner Desktop”

Motorsport 101: What is Malaysian F1 Team Deadly Cost?

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(It is not cheap to run an F1 team even for winning teams and they need to keep winning races if they expect good sponsorship to cover their expenses every year – Image source: Forbes)

There are pros and cons to the Government’s latest adventure into Formula 1 (F1). We thought we had a taste of F1 with Petronas’ involvement with Sauber, BMW and Mercedes and with our own Alex Yoong in the driver’s seat but in the Malaysia Boleh spirit, we are getting ourselves one notch up in this very expensive sport

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Morning Accident

(Not the same car, not the same road but by the time, the car stopped, the damage to the car was very similar. Image source: http://www.newscientist.com)

It happened in slow motion…

Taking a corner on LDP near Bandar Puteri – the road was wet – I was in the middle lane – saw a maniac driving up fast on the left – showing off his new sports car – any Tom, Dick & Harry will know the most left lane has the most tightest corner.

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