National Security 101: Can Anyone Steal Data From Undersea Cables?

undersea cable submarine

A submarine communications cable (or undersea cable) is a cable laid on the sea bed between land-based stations to carry telecommunication signals across stretches of ocean and sea. A large chunk of it passes by the Straits of Malacca which is also one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world these days.[Click to read the rest] “National Security 101: Can Anyone Steal Data From Undersea Cables?”

Economy 101: Best of Ferengi’s Rules of Acquisition

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Before I started watching Star Trek Deep Space Nine over Netflix, the Ferengi must have been one of the ugliest, most snobbish and profit-minded alien race in the Star Trek universe. But then watching Quark in Star Trek Deep Space Nine gave another interesting perspective on the Ferengis. Image source: Star Trek.com[Click to read the rest] “Economy 101: Best of Ferengi’s Rules of Acquisition”

Mandatory Quarantine 2020: Part 5 – Glorious Malaysian Quarantine Meals (2)

quarantine MOH food

One of the key things that caught my eyes when it comes to daily meals during the 14 days quarantine is this – the label on top of the meal box. It explains 2 main things namely the date & timing when the meal needs to be finished and the fact that the Ministry of Health vetted through the daily meal to ensure a balanced meal.… [Click to read the rest] “Mandatory Quarantine 2020: Part 5 – Glorious Malaysian Quarantine Meals (2)”

Malaysian Quality 101: The Tidak Apa Syndrome

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A huge difference in quality with cheap Malaysian made product – nano water filter that is made in or with Korean technology and conforms to international standards and member of a number of water quality associations as displayed on the box. Look at the condition of the sealant at the bottom and it is well made.… [Click to read the rest] “Malaysian Quality 101: The Tidak Apa Syndrome”

Enforcement 101: Quote of Week – Unsafe Cars

“The lack of demand among Malaysians for safety features is the main reason why many vehicles sold in the country do not meet international safety standards”

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(Just how many of the locally made cars had even passed the basic crash test with flying colours? If you know the answer, then you will know that we been screwed with unsafe cars for a very long time now but the question is who’s’ fault is it?[Click to read the rest] “Enforcement 101: Quote of Week – Unsafe Cars”

Recycling 101: Pushing to Recycling An Old Car

Volvo Accident Crash Test Safety NCAP Recycling

(When you think of Volvo, you will think Sweden, safety and luxury. Now you can add environmentally friendly recycling to the  Volvo brand as well. Image source: WIRED)

The buzz word of the day is recycling and there is no major act from Malaysians to prioritize recycling in daily life.… [Click to read the rest] “Recycling 101: Pushing to Recycling An Old Car”

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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