Taking Screenshots on the Android-powered Nexus S

March 6, 2011 / Technology / 5 Comments

[April 13, 2012 Update] – For Nexus S users on Ice Cream Sandwich, just press and hold the Volume Down and Power buttons simultaneously to get a screenshot. For those of you still on Gingerbread, read on. Cheers. My geekiness has just reached a whole new level; I learned how to take screenshots on my…


Why Web Accessibility is Important

I’m usually a bit more organized with my blog entries but this issue hits quite close to the heart, so it’s going to be more of a ramble this time. So last week, I visited the Infocomm Accessibility Centre at 24seven‘s invitation. The centre is designed to help disabled people to train in infocomm technology,…


Why Twitter is Evil

March 20, 2009 / Opinion, Social Media / 11 Comments

Ever since I downloaded TwitterFox, I’ve become hopelessly addicted to Twitter…to the detriment of my blog. It’s become so easy to post my opinions and internet finds with 140 characters that writing 400 worded posts has come to be too cumbersome to write. It’s become so easy to hear what others have to say in…


How I Organize My Friends

While reading Daniel’s blog, I stumbled upon a Facebook app called Nexus, which charts out how your friends are linked. And here is how Nexus graphed my social network: Clusters Based On Stage of Life While there is a discussion here on whether friendship is primarily bound by geography or shared interests, my graph shows…


Checking Website Statistics

Question of the Month: How do you measure your site’s success? (i.e. doing what you want it to do) Having owned a site from the world of Geocities back in 1996, and many frequent hiatuses, the world of Web 2.0 is, for the most part, still quite alien to me. I don’t fully understand the…


Five Vices: An Internet Meme

March 1, 2008 / Daily Life / 10 Comments

So, looks like the five meme has leaked from YouTube vloggers to the old-school bloggers. Thanks to Teddy, I’ve been tagged. And these are the instructions: 1. List five vices you have, with a description if you want to. 2. Tag five bloggers for this meme. 3. Link back to the blogger who tagged you,…


Smallest Political Quiz EVER!

February 27, 2008 / Culture, Internet Memes / 12 Comments

While doing research for one of my papers, I came across a quiz that ranks one’s political orientation on 2 spectra: Liberal vs Conservative, and Libertarian vs Statist. It is apparently revered by many journals and newspapers as quite accurate. I think liberal and conservative need no explanation. 😉 As for the other scale, a…