A Look at the Cloud Computing Trend in Malaysia & Where It’s Potentially Heading

The past few years, there’s been a strong buzz on “Cloud Computing”. You find many local businesses now offering “Cloud” services and applications. In America, virtually every technological product out there has the “cloud” element in it. Even Adobe Creative Suite is now available on the cloud. Imagine, Photoshop and Illustrator now on the cloud! In Malaysia, there seems to be a strong belief that cloud computing is still at (…) Read more

A Philosophical Look at Planet Krypton from the movie “Man of Steel”

Thanks to my wife, Zeenee, I managed to watch the much-anticipated “Man of Steel” movie. It was brilliant from start to end but that is not why I am writing today. There was a particular scene in the movie where Jor-El (Superman’s father played by Russel Crowe) talks about the legacy of Krypton and its path to self-destruction which really got me thinking. The Scenario As Jor-El narrates in the (…) Read more

WordPress’ Matt Mullenweg On Working From Home, Making Money Without Ads, and more

Techcrunch TV did a nice short interview, WordPress’ Matt Mullenweg On Working From Home, Making Money Without Ads, and more. For those who don’t know, Matt Mullenweg is the founder of WordPress, an open source blogging & content management tool. Matt also established Audrey, an angel investment and research company created to help innovative ideas grow. He is one of those in the tech world I really admire. In this short (…) Read more

Interview with Dr. Mokhtar Saidin on Bukit Bunuh & The Discovery of An Important Paleolithic Site

Back in May 2009, I made a trip to Lenggong with my wife, Zeenee (who was still a journalist at that time) and a sub-editor from New Straits Times, Subhadra Devan to speak to Dr. Mokhtar Saidin on the archaeological discovery at Bukit Bunuh. I filmed short snippets of videos (using just a point and shoot Ixus camera with no HD) which I had pieced together to make this 13 (…) Read more

A Signed Copy of “And The Mountains Echoed”

Thanks to Vijay Dorai’s present to Zeenee, we know have a signed copy of Khaled Hosseini’s new book “And the Mountains Echoed”. I’ve been a big fan of him since his first book and was actually awaiting the paperback version of his latest piece. Thanks again Vijay for this amazing gift. Will start reading once Zeenee completes it!