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The Change Log

I’m currently writing a new content management system (CMS) that I will be replacing my current WordPress installation with. I had written one before, way back in 2003, and was actually pretty happy with it. But as WordPress gained in popularity, I didn’t want to get left behind, so I […]

Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance is something that many people in this modern age are looking for. The most obvious symptoms of lack of balance is when either performance at work suffers due to family commitments, or the family’s upset at all the time the individual spends at work. Many employees tend to […]

The Conversation is the Relationship

The following abstract is taken from the book Fierce Conversations, by Susan Scott: During a keynote speech at TEC International’s annual conference several years ago, [David Whyte] suggested that in the typical marriage, the young man, newly married, is often frustrated that this person with whom he intends to enjoy […]

Examination Results

I just received my examination results, and miraculously I managed to improve on my grades from last semester. I’d like to thank all who have supported me. Thanks mom, for always believing in me (though I’m sure you must have had some doubts as I’d had throughout the past semester). […]

The Prejudice Against Age

Being relatively young, I’ve never really given much thought to if and why older workers tend to be laid off first during an economic downturn. Perhaps due to the availability heuristic, the technical term referring to the assignment of higher probabilities to events more easily recalled, I seem to recall […]

Writing for a living

I was just thinking how nice it would be to write for a living — not fiction works, for that’s not something I’m either good at nor really passionate about, but non-fiction, self-improvement, finance literature, of which I am rather passionate about and am pretty interested in. The problem here […]

Feeling like a Retiree

I’ve been back in Singapore for about half a week now, and I must say that I feel absolutely like a retiree — but one that hasn’t got much of a clue what to do. During the exams itself, there was much to do: which is just about anything that […]