Category Archives: Shine on you crazy diamond

Microsoft’s and LinkedIn’s IPO

I’ve just read an article aout Microsoft’s IPO process. Some excerpts from the article: … with $172.5 million in revenues over the last four quarters and … going public put a market value of $350 million on the 45% stake he retains. That would make a total market cap of appr. $800 million and revenue [...]

Oscar 2011 winners prediction

As you may know, I enjoy good movies and despise bad ones. Needless to say, i’m psyched up with the coming Oscar. I always try to watch as many nominated movies as possible before the Oscar night to predict winners. Now it’s the time to sum it up: Best Motion Picture of the Year Holy [...]

Really, Cisco, really ?

I was reading Cisco release notes for their VPN client and spotted this gem: VPN client fails to install on Linux kernel version is 2.6.31 and above. The workaround is to downgrade to one of the Linux distributions supported by the VPN Client. Their supported Linux distros: Red Hat 6.2 with Kernel 2.2.12 (released in [...]

Almost there …

Yesterday I wanted to clean around my home directory: rm dmesg.txt feh_02 * boot.txt test.txt test.txt~ xxxtest.txt And this is the result: zsh: sure you want to delete all the files in /home/lamnk [yn]? n zsh: sure you want to delete all the files in /home/lamnk [yn]? y rm: cannot remove `feh_02′: No such file [...]

Kamehameha in real life

Can’t stop LOL If you don’t know that Kamehameha is, read Dragon Ball serie.

A wild guess about tonight Academy award

Here we go: Best Picture: A curious case of Benjamin Button Slumdog Millionaire (a bit off) Bes Actor: Mickey Rourke Sean Penn (Sean was really good in Milk but can’t compare to Mickey. Anyway …) Bes Actress: Kate Winslet (spot on ) Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger (of course) Bes Supporting Actress: Marisa Tomei Penelope [...]

Men’s rules

I’ve just stumpled upon a very interesting post about men’s rules for wives. Under are just some highlights Breasts are for looking at and that is why we do it. Don’t try to change that. If you think you’re fat, you probably are. Don’t ask us. Shopping is NOT a sport. And no, we are [...]

Writing guidelines

This is not mine. One day I stumpled upon Prof. Mankiw’s blog. He composed some very good writing guidelines for economic reports ( it should be applied for general writing as well ): Stay focused. Remember the take-away points you want the reader to remember. If some material is irrelevant to these points, it should [...]

Boring Sunday

Ended doing/learning nothing. Went out for a break at Pizza Hut with Bi ( we don’t have nowhere else to go ). Zzz I’m feeling totally numb. None. Nothing. Nix. Still have exercises for game theory tomorrow …….. To hell with it, go to bed now and try to sleep. Life is mine and i [...]

All my vietnamese posts screwed up after upgrading to WP 2.2.1

Hell, i lost all vietnamese posts after auto-upgrade from Fanstatico. The encoding went completly wrong. Going to recover the posts from Google cache. I have no time to investigate where the bug is, maybe database crashes or unicode is not supported by the upgrade script … Anyway still lucky as all of my posts were [...]