Lessons to Learn from the Maybank Website Disaster

For those of you who were unaware, Maybank decided to roll out a new online banking interface yesterday morning without any prior warning or alert. Outcome: DISASTER Rolling out a new interface is one thing. Rolling out a horrible, un-user friendly interface with bugs is quite another. I tested it myself and was quite furious at the fact that I had to wait minutes for the site to load, let (…) Read more

Liu Bolin: The Invisible Man «TwistedSifter

This is really awesome! Art in a whole new level Liu Bolin is an artist from China’s Shandong province. Born in 1973, he currently lives and works in Beijing. Bolin received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Shandong College of Arts in 1995 and his Master of Fine Arts from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing in 2001. His work has been exhibited in museums and galleries (…) Read more

Infographic: Just How Dangerous Is The Dye In Your Food?

Amazing and insightful infographic from FastCompany They used to put cocaine in Coca Cola. Vegetables were once routinely covered in deadly DDT. Ever wonder what poisons you eat that will make future generations look back in horror? In case you need something new to worry about, the answer could be food dyes, as a new infographic by SpecialEducationDegrees.net illustrates. Titled “Colors to Die for: The Dangerous Impact of Food Coloring,” a liquid (…) Read more

Article: Why I don’t own a mobile phone (Writing about writing)

Stumbled across this blog post about not owning a mobile phone. Must say it’s really an interesting read. It’s actually from the owner of Silverfish Books. I hope this clarifies the question once and for all, though it probably will not. I’m the one without the mobile phone, but my friends, for some reason, are the ones who feel the pain. Some have been on a virtual crusade, with the (…) Read more

Best Advice I Ever Got: Rameet Chawla | Inc.com

Rameet Chawla took a detour from the banking world to launch Fueled, a mobile development company that’s since grown to 70 employees, two locations and a shared working space. He shares the three lessons that made it possible. Improve sales, hire one senior person rather than two junior people, and exercise patience when hiring. Five years ago, I made the jump from banking to tech. While I kept my tailored (…) Read more

I am Malala

My copy has finally arrived. Can’t wait to start reading it tonight. Apparently the Taliban has sent warning to shops selling the book. Talking to this correspondent on phone on Thursday, TTP spokesman Shahidullah Shahid said they knew that Malala would get awards from the enemies of Islam. “Malala abandoned Islam for secularism for which she is being given awards,” he said, adding that the media and the international community (…) Read more

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