xrandr – note to self


This is really a note to self because every now and then, the external monitor at my desk, a Dell…

Handwaving. No surprises.


So, the Singapore Parliament and the Ministry of Communication and Information replies to my question about the plan to track…

Fa(r)cial Recognition + Parliament = Smart Parliament?


If the Singapore Parliament aspires to be a smart Parliament, it should live stream proceedings in full on the Internet with no delay (Facial recognition system to track MPs’ presence in Parliament, Nov 8). By doing that, MPs’ attendance can be tracked using software that is already available.

Simple life hack


Turn your mobile data to the OFF as a default when out and about. Why? Read on. Since about October…

The ongoing spinning


PAP ministers and surrogates spinning the racially oriented presidential election.

What if no one came?


So, there was this shop that was set up to give a chance for those who like pancakes to go…

Lots of rescued data


I had finally managed to rescue one of many drives that had documents and articles I wrote from the 90s…

A special moment in time


It is sad that Achan (dad in Malayalam) is not around to watch and take part in the festivities around…

Secure E7y Nomadic Toolkit


I spoke about creating the Secure E7y Nomadic Toolkit at FOSSAsia 2015. Here’s the video recording and the link to…

Congratulations, Howie!


I am pleased to have had the opportunity to contest for the post of the president of the Singapore Computer…

homage


This was penned by my sister, Srila. It is Nineteen Seventy-five Thirteen years of age Be aware of the world…

I know more than you do


I cannot help but continue to be baffled by the way the G responds to some of the continuing challenges…

Will we ever have engineers?


As noted by Vivian, the first of three key ingredients before anything starts is to have engineers, engineers who are…

Rest in peace, my friend!


It’s a tough day today.  Got into office and heard that a colleague passed away. He killed himself. He killed…

Walk the Talk!


“Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.” – Albert Einstein It is a mockery of the Parliamentary…

This is too cool!


[harish@phoenix ~]$ traceroute 216.81.59.173 traceroute to 216.81.59.173 (216.81.59.173), 30 hops max, 60 byte packets 1 registerlafonera.fon.com (192.168.10.1) 2.473 ms 2.937…