had been bitten by the upgrade bug for a notebook. I was looking for something
to replace the very reliable Surface Pro 4 2-in-1 that I had been using
everyday since it was launched as the main daily driver at work. My must-haves
were simple. The following are compulsory features that I am looking for:-
Continue reading “Time for a new laptop”
- Light (I had really grown to like
the ultra portability of the Surface Pro line of computers);
- Large high resolution screen (not
necessarily 4k but definitely not 16:9 as I had found the 3:2 form factor to be
ideal for work and photography); and
- Powerful enough to handle my daily
work routine (which could range from creating Powerpoint presentations to
analyzing complex Excel worksheets to occasionally editing photos on Lightroom).
End is the final book of the trilogy that was
kicked off by The Three Body Problem.
As I have just finished this book, I’ve decided to pen some thoughts and I
would have assumed that you had already read no only this book but the entirety
of the series. Be warned as there will be major spoilers.
Continue reading “Liu Cixin’s Death’s End”
I’m using and have owned various Apple products through the years. I’m typing this blog post on an iPad Pro that is tethered to my iPhone 6S Plus while regularly checking my Apple Watch to ensure that I don’t miss my next appointment. When I get home, I watch Netflix on my TV via an Apple TV and then check my emails on my iMac before I go to bed.
Continue reading “Something’s amiss with Apple”
Last cigarette was at 8.45pm last night in front of an atypical 7-11 with an unlit signboard. Didn’t mean for it to be my last. Intended for it to hold me until I can get back to the AirBnB homestay place. No, the planned last cigarette was supposed to be filled with symbolism. A comfortable drag of nicotine and tar laced smoke at the very stroke of midnight. Continue reading “Day One”
Chip is a friend. Chip is a what we would normally describe in colloquial Malaysian parlance, a “kiam siap Chinaman”. The term carries with it an equal amount of affection (as it is generally not considered as a racial epithet) and derision (as it describes a Scrooge-like behavior). But Chip wears the label proudly.
Continue reading “Meet Chip”
Three men, with burning questions in their hearts, traversed a great long distance to see a great wise teacher. When they reached the place and found the teacher, each ran up to him and told him what was on their minds.
Continue reading “Reflections”