23 August 2011
Touchpad Minus. I want one
Just went over to Techcrunch and read the article titled " Dear HP: Please Keep Making Those CrunchPads! Er...TouchPads ", I have to say, I can't agree with it more! Over the weekend, due to the $100 price tag, I was running around like maniac attempting Read More...
19 August 2011
Amazon AWS Explained - In Layman's Terms
So my business partner Jackson Lin and I have been looking into a more reliable hosting option. Our traditional "shared" hosting has been giving us some heart burns here and there. Throughout the past few years, we discovered a few distinct disadvantages Read More...
19 August 2011
U.S Postal Service - Is benefits law dragging it down?
The short answer is yes for the time being, and no for the long term and the future. CNN reports - " Is benefits law dragging down the Postal Service? ", the U.S postal service is loosing billions of dollars a year and about to lay off tens of thousands Read More...
19 August 2011
Ladies and Gentlemen - Looking for rich singles?
CNN Money Reports - " Best Places for the rich and single ". Now I'm not sure how accurate the list is as I personally have not been to all the places mentioned, but Ranking #2 - "Tysons Corner, VA", is probably a good bet for all the single ladies..and Read More...
18 August 2011
Dear Palm, not again!
I clearly remember when I first owned a "smart" phone, the Palm Treo 600, my business partner Jackson talked me into it. It wasn't cheap either. I remember $300 per phone? I was not and still am not a big gadget fan. While Jackson and my other friends Read More...
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18 August 2011
Talent waste in the Silicon Valley
Reading today's Mashable post, titled - " Can Google+ Challenge Facebook for Social Gaming Dominance? ", I can't stop thinking about the one issue that has been bugging me for a long time, that is the talent wasted in the competition between the social Read More...
18 August 2011
Scared bunch or something else? What the heck are the banks doing with all the money?
According to CNN Money - Home sales take a sharp turn down , home prices are at one of the lowest point since 1970, but due to strict loan requirement, a lot of qualified buyers are prevented from getting a loan. My questions to the banks are what the Read More...
18 August 2011
Back @Blogging. It's been a long time
Wow, it has been 8 month since I blogged. It's been a long time. In the past 8 month, a lot has changed in terms of my social behavior. For the longest time, I have resisted social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and such. I simply didn't Read More...
03 December 2010
GroupOn, Is it a Win/Win in the short term but Lose/Lose in the long term?
With recent rumors of Google will be purchasing Groupon for 6 billion dollars, the first thing that comes to your mind is, really? Does it worth that much? I mean Google bought it, it must be good. Google knows how to make money! In GroupOn’s own words Read More...
19 March 2008
ASP.NET 2.0 Forms Authentication and Active Directory Installation
Earlier this week, I've posted an article on this subject and it can be found on the Jumptree Blog. Overall, I went through the steps from setting up up Active directory to how ASP.NET authenticates against the new setup. I always find it is more clear Read More...
01 January 2008
Jumptree V1.1 is released today on 1/1/2008
Dear Jumptree users: Maybe we are just a tiny bit superstitious :), but it just seemed like the best day to release v1.1 is on 1/1 :) , so thanks again for your understanding and today, we are proud to present you with the immediate availability of Jumptree Read More...
28 December 2007
InfoWorld - Java is becoming the new Cobol.
This article pretty summarizes the sentiments of developers who worked extensively on both the Java environment and the .Net environments. Again, I can’t comment on Ruby on Rail or PHP because I don’t have experiences with them, but what I CAN tell people Read More...
19 December 2007
Babble Babble Babble, we need a way to babble!
Been looking around for Babelfish services across the web, mainly services from Altavista, Yahoo, Google and Windows Live, it'd seems like this is a direction that all major competitors are trying to achieve and in my personal opinion, it's one service Read More...
13 December 2007
Jumptree Project Management v1 .1 Preview Based on ASP.NET 2.0
First of all, thanks to all Jumptree v1.0 customers for making this possible, you guys gave us strength and confirmation of what we do; to a small startup company, it’s truly invaluable. In this release, we fixed bugs that you’ve reported, we incorporated Read More...
20 November 2007
Window Workflow Foundation - A Simple Case Study, what does it offer?
To be honest, workflow engine is a concept hard to digest. If you haven't used it before, then it's probably hard to imagine where to use it and why you should use it. During my previous project, I had the pleasure of using a workflow engine developed Read More...