Nytimes.com have an article on the concept of meritocracy. What caught my attention is the following line: Part of the problem with meritocracy is that it homogenizes in the name of diversity: It skims the cream from every race and class and population, puts all of the best and brightest through the same educational conveyor [...]
Google Chrome Frame is an open source plug-in that brings HTML5 and other open web technologies to Internet Explorer. But it does not remove the existence of IE6.
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The Registers of Electors are currently being revised. The revised Registers will contain the names of all Singapore citizens who are qualified to be electors as of 1 February 2009.
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It come as good news from NLB that they will be removing the 50 cents renewal fees for users who want to renew their books.
A check on the series of public transport related news: ComfortDelGro to remove 30-cent diesel surcharge from Nov 12 SINGAPORE: ComfortDelGro, Singapore’s largest cab operator, will be removing the 30-cent diesel surcharge on taxi rides with effect from 6am, November 12. The company said on Wednesday the move is in light of the recent decline [...]
Paul Graham on Trying Times: Things can look bright.
Certain things in life eludes my understanding. Looking at the recent press release from MDA. Singapore Film Commission awards S$2.25 million to 9 directors under the New Feature Film Fund In summary (and as reported in Channelnewsasia.com): SINGAPORE: Nine budding directors have received S$250,000 each from the Singapore Film Commission under the New Feature Film [...]
Of Singapore policy changes in allowing 18 years old to start business instead of at 21. So what about National Service?
ThinkingNectar talks about the interest of Chin Yong, a PHP/Python/Web developer residing in Singapore. Life, society, and codes should entails most of what goes between the ears of this coffee drinker.
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