Friday, July 17, 2009
When NASA began the launch of astronauts into space, they found out that the pens wouldn't work at zero gravity (ink won't flow down to the writing surface). To solve this problem, it took them one decade and US$12 million. They developed a pen that worked at zero gravity, upside down, underwater, in practically any surface including crystal and in a temperature range from below freezing to over 300 degrees C.
And what did the Russians do...?? They used a pencil.
One of the most memorable case studies on Japanese management was the case of the empty soapbox, which happened in one of Japan's biggest cosmetics companies. The company received a complaint that a consumer had bought a soapbox that was empty. Immediately the authorities isolated the problem to the assembly line, which transported all the packaged boxes of soap to the delivery department. For some reason, one soapbox went through the assembly line empty.
Management asked its engineers to solve the problem. Post-haste, the engineers worked hard to devise an X-ray machine with high-resolution monitors manned by two people to watch all the soapboxes that passed through the line to make sure they were not empty. No doubt, they worked hard and they worked fast but they spent a whoopee amount to do so.
But when a rank-and-file employee in a small company was posed with the same problem, he did not get into complications of X-rays, etc., but instead came out with another solution. He bought a strong industrial electric fan and pointed it at the assembly line. He switched the fan on, and as each soapbox passed the fan, it simply blew the empty boxes out of the line.
Moral: Always look for simple solutions.
Devise the simplest possible solution that solves the problems
Always Focus on solutions & not on problems.
Monday, May 25, 2009
whatever you are having or facing now is the best thing
and the most appropriate thing you have to do in this moment of time.
you complain about what you have, what you are doing now...
you dislike, unhappy with what you are facing now..
be it your work, your relationship, you family, your friends, your colleagues, your kids...and the list continue...
if we can change the way we think,
if we can see things from another perspective,
if we can try to think positively in many of the our thoughts, if not all,
if we can be more gratitude of what we have now....
YES, WE CAN.
when you change your thoughts, there your perception changed as well,
when your perception changed, there your attitude changed as well,
when your attitude changed, there your behavior changed as well,
when your behavior change, there your habit changed as well,
when your habit changed, there your personality changed as well,
when your personality changed, there your destiny hanged as well.
never look down or underestimate every small little changes you have made,
for them the beautiful complex things are determined,
never underestimate the changes of one person,
for them the attitude of larger community is determined.
some one said that,
When you change the way you see thing,
the thing that you see changed
Saturday, February 14, 2009
Sunday, January 4, 2009
- attractive remuneration package! (above average)
- contractual bonus (1 month)
- profit sharing
- good increment!
- unlimited annual leaves brought forward!
- leave encashment! (turn your leave to cash!)
- overtime compensation! (basically means OT - per 15 mins block!)
- insurance for healthcare and term life.
- annual dental and optical claims.
- very good working environment! (unlimited can drinks, chocolates, biscuts, coffee, fruit, fruit juices, etc.)
- very nice colleauges!
- very good working culture!
- flexible working hour!
- lot of entertainments: big 2, cards, board game, Qsoccer,etc.
- nice working location: 5 mins from KLCC lrt station.
- Bachelor’s degree in computer science, econometrics or similar
- the ability to operate on a high abstraction and analytical level
- experience with object-oriented programming (Java, C++, Delphi, Smalltalk, Eiffel) or 4GL’s (G2, Aion, etc.)
- knowledge of optimization techniques in operations research and artificial intelligence (linear programming, genetic algorithms, heuristic search techniques, constraint programming, etc.)
- sound judgment in software technology (.NET, XML) and databases (ODBC, Oracle, SQLServer)
send your resume to me if you would like to join us!
Friday, January 2, 2009
这 些图片是科学家跟一位心理学家一起合作的成果，并且经过历时几年的全球性测试，他们收到这个研究的响应之后，再小心地调较各个图片的颜色及形状，然后再次 进行测试，直至他们得到这些非常成功的图片，这些图片代表了九种不同的性格。据称这是全球最准确的性格测试。希望你喜欢这个测验！快来看看你们的性格如何 吧。测试图片如下，最好在 5 秒钟内选出你喜欢的图片，不要犹豫 !
I chose picture number 3. [hehe, as i could not type chinese character at the time of posting this ]
3. 时常自我反省 , 敏感的思想家
Tuesday, December 30, 2008
不一會兒，腦筋一閃，manhand可拼成中文的滿漢，然后再閃，manhand can see 也可被拼成 滿漢全席.三閃，若是manhand樂團 和 著名的烹飪家，yancancook（甄能煮），一起同臺演出，到時喜歡吃和聽（感官享受）的朋友，就能大飽口耳福了，可以一面聽著好音樂（好不好聽，個人喜好，冷暖自知，我沒意見），一面吃著滿漢全席（manhand can see），還不錯嘛！？而這個新組合的名字，想必聰明的你也能想到了吧，對了，就是 yan can cook manhand can see （中譯：甄能煮滿漢全席。
【ei, 讀到這里，你一定是在想，醬也可以啊，like that also can ah, ini macam pun boleh！朋友，可以啦，為什么不可以？Malaysia BOLEH 嘛! 但請別以為我是那種 beh tahan 的 Malaysia BOLEH, 我是kuat kuat de BOLEH 咧！】
（你又再說，醬也可以，ei， 朋友，Why not？）
5. 特拉非克 尖濹
2. investment link
4. you beautiful ( no grammar matters in creativity)
5. traffic jammer (我會在下一個貼 解釋什么是 traffic jammer)
6. happy new year ( 對了，也在這里祝你新年快樂，記得你永在我心哦！）
7. christmas （希望沒有冒犯到慶祝圣誕的朋友， :) )
8. One U ( One Utama啦， 哈哈， 頂不順吧！）
10. 你聽過 "有早知就沒黑衣" 嗎？你知道是什么意思嗎？
10. 用廣東音來讀， 你就知道答案了。
好啦， 其實 想了和寫了這么多亂七八糟，無厘頭，醬也可以的東西，你可以笑我癡，笑我
瘋，笑我傻，但我要轉達的信息是 有什么不可以呢？ 為什么不可以呢？（當然我是指好的事，不是指不好的事，沒有人叫你做了壞事，然后為自己辯解：為什么不可以呢？做了不好的事，肯定要負責任的，ok。） 為什么我們很容易被所謂的框框套住了呢? 被限制了呢？為什么有時做事的方法一定要這樣這樣，不可以那樣那樣呢？ 再強調一次， 我是指在作對的，好的事情上， 不是在不好的事情上。
當然做事的精神準則，意義，原則 是肯定不可以改變的，能夠嘗試轉換的是其方法，能夠嘗試創新的是其議程（process），能夠領先的是其點子， 而點子又是如何來的呢？ 對了， 就是傻！就是不 看不起看起來沒用的點子。但如何能看得出 看起來沒用的點子 其實 也是有用的呢？那就要看你怎樣看了，哈哈哈哈！
好了， 就此停鍵盤。 啊， 對了， 沒人叫你讀這篇貼， 是你自己要讀的，若要彈， 要贊，有同意或不同意的地方，請不要自己在嘴巴里唸，給comment比較實際咯。
在我忘記之前， 對了， 過了明天就是2009年了， 祝您
> 以感恩的心迎接每一件好與不好的事， 因為每件事情的發生， 必有其原因。
記住， 在每件一事情的發生，你不是得到了什么， 就是學到了什么。若事情發生了
， 您沒得到什么，也沒學到什么，那您要好好去想一想了， 好好思考了。
Saturday, December 20, 2008
again, after attending the 8 days Corroboree, i wrote the poem below just for sharing:
Coming from different places,
Over to this corroboree,
Radiant welcome warms our heart,
Reunion, this is what i call,
Oh, now i understand that, love
Bring us together as one,
One two three and back to one,
Remember i will always in my heart,
Every moment we have shared,
Every lesson we have learnt
i did not visit city in Australia, but mainly spent my days in country side. To be specific, i stayed in Shepparton, which is known as fruit bowl of Australia. And i can feel and see with my eyes that, Australia, is really a big country. Along the highway from Melbourne Airport to Shepparton ( or any city you go), you can see big big fields with cows, goats, sheeps, horses...
and you can always easily see blue sky white could, and the scenery there is really maginificent, really beautiful, you can easily take any photo and set it as nice wall paper without editing, dont believe me [ sorry, my keyboard apostrophe key is not working, ;( ], see the picture below, i just took it as it is, not any editing, some more i m not really good in taking photo, but how do you think?
while in Australia, i stayed in uncle Simmon and aunty Monique house, they are really kind and made us a sense of home while staying in their house. Thank you, uncle Simmon and Aunty Monique, and also Ding Xen, their son, who helped to fetch us from Airport. I have known Ding Zen since 1998, and they migrated to Australia in year 1999. time really flies. When Ding Zen saw me in airport, haha, he could not recognize me [i think mainly because i m getting older and not as thin as what my image he has in his memory many years back, he was 12 when i know him ], but i m really happy that he still remember me. Ding Zen, nice to meet you again in Australia.
That is all for this post about my trip. More to come soon.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all of you! Good year ahead!
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
那天， 看著藍天白云， 我寫下了下面的幾行字：
Sunday, November 9, 2008
watch it, and share with the whole world! millions have been touched by this great love between human and animals!
"we all come from the same source." ~unknown.
A true story.
One day, a son asked his dad: "Daddy, would you like to run a marathon with me?"
The father said "yes".
And they ran their first marathon together.
Another time, the son asked his dad again. "Daddy, would you like to run a marathon with me?". The father said: "Yes son."
One day, the son asked his father: "Daddy, would you run the Ironman with me?"
The Ironman is the most difficult triathlon ever (4km swimming, 180 km biking, 42km running).
And the dad said "yes".
The story looks simple until you watch the following clip. It's just amazing how great love can be...
Friday, November 7, 2008
Sunday, October 26, 2008
Saturday, October 25, 2008
read this from some place....quite funny.....laugh la!
最佳外国电影 / 最佳编剧 / 最佳特效 / 最佳剪接： 纳吉《人肉叉烧包之蒙古碎尸》
Monday, October 20, 2008
"hi, how much u get?" Now i'm watching tat.U too?"
"Hi i saw u on tv. so nice attending da game show."
"HI, i see u at tv, how u participant that tv program?"
"oh, like tat la, big amount bo? when u went de?"
"haha frien, this is the first time watching, v funny!"
"watch tv, we are there."
"hey, samuel here, pls tune into tv, you are in the tv."
"wah, so fast 50K 75k 100K gone dy."
"ei, you on tv again! how you apply to play? hehe"
"hi, u on tv wo."
"haha...ok i'll c wat's coming next..."
"hey fren, how much? RM10000 ya? ha...ha :)"
"RM , not bad la...but sayang lor...ur suitcase 10K..."
"handsome wor, got free bonus! ha ha!"
"Haiyo! ur 10K fly away liao...Haha..Anyway graxz n good9 ;)"
"congratulation! won RM, is not bad! ;-) well done! :-)"
"Congrates, u won! whether 100K or 10cts. most important u got something..Yr spirit was really good. Ade"
"Aiyo, why u sell the box? Haha"
"So, you've got rm...good good. got extra $ to spend. :) saw some old friends on tv also, they still the same, still very funny.Haha.."
Friday, October 10, 2008
Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Monday, September 22, 2008
i know i will talk to you, before i know i have mouth,
i know i will online because of you, before i know internet,
i know i will drive all the way, before i know the moving machine,
i know i will not able to concentrate in coding, before i know what is java,
i know i will leave me alone, before i know i am living in a world called greed,
i know i will leave you happy, before i know you have to go through this unhappy;
i wish i can enter into the space, which i might get wounded,
i wish i can do what i think i can do ( for you), where it might be too much ( for you),
i wish i can take away my mind, which the core 2 duo is not even one over million of it,
i wish i can wish that i no need to wish, which u might not know what i wrote in this line,
i knew i will still meeting you, after i know i have my eyes,
i knew i will still talk to you, after i know i have my mouth,
i knew i will still online because of you, after i know the Internet,
i knew i will drive all the way, after i know this moving machine,
i knew i will still not able to concentrate in coding, after i know java,
i knew i will leave me alone, after i know i live in this greedy world,
i knew i will leave you happy, after i know you already gone through the unhappy.
[p/s: the author uses "knew", "know" as he likes, no grammar matter when comes to expression.]
Friday, September 19, 2008
because of you,
my place is here; ( where will i be in the future? i am not sure..)
because of you,
all i want to do is get away and hide in a new place;
because of you,
life has never been this "good"...
because of you,
answer is in everybody's heart
because of you,
yesterday i miss the most;
because of you,
so what else more can i expect from you?
because of you,
i can always see cloud(s) in the sky.
because of you,
a change would be a better tomorrow.
[P/S: look at the 1st character of every even number line..]