Crime Index 2010: Modern Day Slavery

Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally – Abraham Lincoln

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(When one talk about slavery, one would think of the era of Kunta Kinte but reality, unfortunately, is far from this in the modern world. The worst is in Asia.[Click to read the rest] “Crime Index 2010: Modern Day Slavery”

New Malaysia 101: 1Malaysia Banned On Petty Excuses

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(Before 2008, BN was beyond the general Malaysian’s acceptable level of arrogance and egoism. After 2008, PR provided some hope but it simply gets too political instead of getting the job done for the benefit of the people. Hopefully the “Third Force” changes the whole political landscape for the better. Image source: The People’s Parliament)

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Snippets – 22 December 2010

(27 people died but what caused the accident is yet to be confirmed, at least by the right people but already fingers being pointed at the driver and the bus whilst the bodies of the dead Thai tourists being sent home. Image source: http://www.salon.com/)

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Driving Skills 101: Stupid Thunderstorm Heroes

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(Don’t be a hero during a heavy thunderstorm and remain unnoticed to other motorists by not switching on the headlights. Image source: http://carcountrycreditcruncher.wordpress.com)

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Tron: Legacy

This is one movie that looks very tempting to watch over the weekends…

(The blueprint on paper – good enough for a large wallpaper for the living room – all images source: Fast Company. Copyright Disney)

(This must be one of the slickest bikes ever – especially with cool blue lights and shiny, all around surface – all images source: Fast Company.[Click to read the rest] “Tron: Legacy”

Astro Now Secured

Ha, finally….

A couple years ago, I highlighted just how unsecured some of the popular websites are and one of them was Astro. I did write to them officially but the response was lukewarm (almost patronizing from the webmasters). Perhaps it was not addressed to the right people, perhaps they did not have enough budget to make the necessary changes.… [Click to read the rest] “Astro Now Secured”

Lunch

Sometimes, organizing a departmental lunch can be more complex than implementing a full scale project…

(Sometimes it is easier if it is cheap, healthy, tasty and standard menu tied to it. Image source: http://blogtown.portlandmercury.com)

One of the reasons for departmental lunch / dinner is to get together all the department staff in an “off office” mode and break down any misunderstandings and barriers.… [Click to read the rest] “Lunch”

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