Archive for December, 2009

Portraiture in KL

Posted: 26th December 2009 by Jacky Yong in Photography
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Went for a walkabout in October with Yan Yan and my wife, with plenty of photo opportunities. Only able to process the photos today, due to amazingly full schedule. Anyway the title is a bit confusing, ’cause technically speaking the places we went to were not only confined to KL. We also went to Sunway […]

Happy Midwinter Festival!

Posted: 22nd December 2009 by Jacky Yong in Computers
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Happy DongZhi, or in chinese, 冬至快乐! It’s amazing now that you think about it, the ancient chinese calculated this annual path of the sun which coincides with the winter solstice. The winter solstice is when the sun has gone as far south (if you live in the northern atmosphere of the earth) as it can […]

Karmic Koala vs Windows 7

Posted: 21st December 2009 by Jacky Yong in Computers
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My first impression of Windows 7 was good. Coming from a Windows XP environment, W7 proves to be a refreshing change in terms of speed and looks. Perhaps this is really not a fair comparison. The aging XP was really quite bloated with all the softwares I installed. Being an easily infested little weakling, XP […]

Damn that MBR!

Posted: 18th December 2009 by Jacky Yong in Computers
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Stupid beast this MBR (master boot record) is from Windows. Even in its 7th reincarnation, MBR still bugs me. I am not a big fan of Windows, but I still find myself going back to Windows. And Windows 7 looks more attractive and sexier than XP by a mile! Anyway why do I bother about […]