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Sasmito on Career and Management

Sasmito on Career and Management

Good bloggers at times handpicks old notable posts and gather them under one theme. There is enough content on this blog for me to start doing that and here is my first “back in time” post. I’ve been doing office jobs in a number of large companies so far and have gathered some insights of […]

The Monetary Authority of Singapore requires investors to either become "knowledgeable" or hire an investment advisor to do their investing. Is this truly to protect investor or there is a conspiracy behind this?

Fundsupermart being killed by investment advisors?

The Monetary Authority of Singapore requires investors to either become “knowledgeable” or hire an investment advisor to do their investing. Is this truly to protect investor or there is a conspiracy behind this?

Working on a word cloud engine

Working on a word cloud engine

I’m starting work on a Twitter client with word clouds as its primary feature. My plan is to build the components separately as individual apps to get feedback and iterate from there. Some people in StartupGuild sounds interested in the concept and it looks like a guy in Quora wants word clouds in his Twitter […]

The iPad doesn't need an Indonesian manual!

The iPad doesn’t need an Indonesian manual!

Two guys were arrested in Indonesia and sentenced to prison for selling a few iPads. The reason? Because the iPad doesn’t have an Indonesian-language manual. This is among the things that makes me embarrassed of my own country. It’s even more retarded than the case where the TSA caused a MacBook Air owner to miss […]

Lion "Production" Day One: Xcode snafu

Lion "Production" Day One: Xcode snafu

The last (hopefully) last step of my migration to Lion was installing the latest public release of Xcode. Again I hit some snags. On first (and subsequent) launches, Xcode crashes with some undefined references to the iPhone SDK private plugin. The issue was finally resolved by re-installing iTunes 10.5 beta. It was Xcode 4.1.1 and […]

Finally bit the Lion bullet

Finally bit the Lion bullet

I finally installed Mac OS X Lion on my main drive today. A wee bit earlier than my original plan of installing Lion only after iCloud comes out. The reason is that I’m starting a new project and I’d better make use of the latest tools and APIs that are available to me. It wasn’t […]

Cartoon #6295 - For those of you not following me online, heres what I did on my summer vacation.

Twitter in Education

Lately I have been fascinated by two college professors who bravely attempt to apply social media (primarily Twitter) as a way to provide better service to their students. One is Dr Monica Rankin , a history professor at the University of Texas at Dallas, who used Twitter to facilitate discussion in a large class. The […]

Cartoon #1710 - (Sign next to Santa Claus reads

I’m alive!

Hi All In case you are wondering where have I been in the past few months, here is a quick update of what I’ve been doing. In short I’ve been doing some work to News Anchor and researching new product opportunities for Basil Salad. With the recent release of Mac OS X 10.7 “Lion”, I’ve […]

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