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Thursday, November 30, 2006

Knoppix 5.0

This tool is fantastic! One can use this for both good and bad.
Good - Learn Linux
Bad - Hack into one's Windows and copy out the entire harddisk contents.

Got Myself A Free Book

I just got myself a free book by raising my hands and answering a question in a seminar.
It took me 3 tries on 3 separate questions before they finally gave me that book.

Book Link from Amazon (Cool right)

Search Engine With Visual Effects

Yet another innovative idea (But I don't really like this idea)

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Today is VS and SQL 2005 1 Year Birthday

Today marks 1 year birthday for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 and Microsoft SQL Server 2005.
On 29th Nov 2005, these 2 products were officially launched in Singapore.

Hacking Email: 99 Email Security and Productivity Tips

Everyday, and some not everyday tips, on how you can keep your email safe and secure.

Saturday, November 25, 2006

Will you stay in India?

If given a chance to go overseas for work for 6 months, will you agree to it?
If the place to attach to is India, Pune, will you?

Albert Einstein Quote

"When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity."

Thursday, November 23, 2006

Statement Of Attainment (1)

I just got my certificate for the below

This certificate is issued by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA).

Friday, November 17, 2006

We Live In Singapura

Very funny.
Don't forget to watch the youtube equivalent too!

Find out who gives away your email address with Gmail trick

When you give your email address to a website, you hope that they don't sell or trade your address to a bunch of spammers. Well if they do, here is a simple way to see what sites are responsible for what particular piece of email. This requires you have a Gmail account.

If your Gmail login name was and you went to to fill out a registration form, instead of just entering as your email, enter it as instead. When Gmail sees a "+" in an email address, it uses all the characters to the left of the plus sign to know who to send it to. In this example it would still send it to

Now whats cool is if you search Gmail for username+samplesitecom, you will see all massages that were sent to that email address.

To see who is responsible for sending a specific message click the Show Details link and you will see the complete address.

Sunday, November 12, 2006

How I Celebrated My Birthday

8th Nov 2006 - My 25th Birthday.

All was planned by Regine and my job was just to follow.

We met at HarborFront MRT at around 7pm before heading to Bugis.A small hint from her was that dinner would be near Fortune Centre. I was left making guesses on where would be the place for dinner. I have no idea. We finally reached a place which till now I don't even know what is the name of the restaurant. There wasn't any sign of any signboard nor name of the restaurant written on the menu. I would grade the restaurant highly for their ambience.

After we finished our main course, we were served with ice cream and brownie (both were heart shaped) by one of the waiters. On top of the brownie was a lighted candle. This arrangement was preplanned and well-timed. I appreciate Regine's effort for this planning.

We left for home early after the dinner because we still need to work the next day. Oh ya.. I got a birthday card, a bear (she also has got one), and a wallet from Regine as my birthday gift. I love all of these gifts.

8th Nov 2006 - A memorable Wednesday.

Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Friday, November 03, 2006

Windows Live Messenger 8.1 Beta

New Features:

• Redesigned, smarter contact cards give you more data about and easier access to your friends
• Your display name, status and personalization roam with you to any computer
• Try PC-to-phone calling with two free calls to virtually any phone in the world*
• Better server performance
• Automatic updates
• Improved sign-in performance

Online file conversion with Zamzar

8 Simple Rules For Developing More Secure Code

  1. Habit #1: Take Responsibility
  2. Habit #2: Never Trust Data
  3. Habit #3: Model Threats against Your Code
  4. Habit #4: Stay One Step Ahead
  5. Habit #5: Fuzz!
  6. Habit #6: Don't Write Insecure Code
  7. Habit #7: Recognize the Strategic Asymmetry
  8. Habit #8: Use the Best Tools You Can

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