From Anton Olsen’s post on Wired, 100 Essential Skills for Geeks. I have a horrible feeling that I’m going to get less than 10% on this…
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It’s a Friday. I want to wait until 9:30 to begin attempting to understand my hideously complicated notes on “5000 years of Chinese history”. Therefore, I’ll take these five minutes to randomly explain something most of us already know about.
In response to Her Emo Highness’s post on the difference between gifted and Gifted:
Did you feel the tremors too?
It didn’t last for long too. But it freaked me out for a while. My first tremors, see.
Apparently the quake was 7.9 on the Richter scale. That’s huge. And Indonesian government has issued a tsunami warning–we’ll have to wait a while to see if a tsunami has occurred there or not
My CCA video trainer, Mr Astley, died in a fatal bike accident on 15 August.
He was 35.
He last logged in to his Friendster profile on the 15th.
It feels so sad now to think that we usually didn’t pay attention while he was going through videos with us.
I think for all the time he spent training us, we never appreciated him as much as we should have.
Sometimes it takes the realization that someone will be gone forever before we learn not to take things for granted.
May he rest in peace.