Handwaving. No surprises.

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

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 … More

The ongoing spinning

PAP ministers and surrogates spinning the racially oriented presidential election.

Lots of rescued data

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

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 … More

Congratulations, Howie!

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


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

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 … More

Walk the Talk!

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

This is too cool!

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

In a word, wow!

I am not sure if this is a report that contains stuff taken out of context, but if its true … More