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The Agonizing Last Words of Programmer Bill Zeller

The Agonizing Last Words of Programmer Bill Zeller

Bill Zeller was a talented programmer whose work we've featured on Lifehacker. He took his own life on Sunday and left an explanation that I think it's important you read. Zeller was a victim of [...]

Things Babies Born in 2011 Will Never Know

Things Babies Born in 2011 Will Never Know

Posted: 06 Jan 2011 10:06 PM PST Written by Stacy Johnson Huffington Post recently put up a story called You’re Out: 20 Things That Became Obsolete This Decade. It’s a great retrospective [...]

The fallacy of deflation

The fallacy of deflation

Furry Brown Dog Recently I’ve been engaged in an online discussion with Christopher Pang of the New Asia Republic here. Christopher wrote an article on some supposed economic myths and his [...]

Unemployment welfare of $234 a week: no fresh food, holidays or visits to the doctor

Unemployment welfare of $234 a week: no fresh food, holidays or visits to the doctor

Adele Horin, The Sydney Morning Herald January 5, 2011 IF YOUR income was cut to $234 a week - the unemployment payment - what would you choose to go without? Almost 60 per cent of Australians [...]

The World is Undergoing a Change – ‘New Normal’

The World is Undergoing a Change – ‘New Normal’

http://pkweksh.blogspot.com/ Sunday, January 2, 2011 What Is 'New Normal'?   The World is undergoing a change and CHANGE is the only norm...its never 'new normal' - low growth coupled with [...]

Welcome to the new Singapore – public nudity

Welcome to the new Singapore – public nudity

The recent surge of nudity, streaking and promiscuity, signs of a more liberal generation, has everyone scratching their heads in this once prudish city. A USEFUL message to greet the New Year [...]

Best Christmas and New Year Present – A Job!

Best Christmas and New Year Present – A Job!

Dear Gilbert, Remember you recommended me to contact Helen - the career coach? She did a great job. She  referred me to her friend,  Julaina, who in turn recommended me to her colleague [...]

Are NUS/NTU Graduates Creative Enough?

Are NUS/NTU Graduates Creative Enough?

  NUS and NTU are Singapore's leading Universities. Their graduates are locally very respected in Singapore. No doubt, they have studied long and hard. Yet, I have cause to wonder, are these [...]

Unfair study fees – prove me wrong

Unfair study fees – prove me wrong

Monday, December 27, 2010 Unfair study fees - prove me wrong (Update 27/12) From a reader's response, the table is a portray of the types of category a student falls under. By default a [...]

How to save $1 million by 65

How to save $1 million by 65

By Walter Updegrave, senior editorAugust 6, 2010: 10:08 AM ET CNNMoney.com Money Magazine) -- Question: I'm 28 and would like to have $1 million by the time I retire at 65. What are some of the [...]

An Australian Perspective on Singaporean Welfare Policy

An Australian Perspective on Singaporean Welfare Policy

Abstract From a Western perspective, Singapore appears to be an overt example of a neo-liberal welfare regime based on low social expenditure, and limited and discretionary social assistance. But [...]

Sexless Marriages

Sexless Marriages

Did you know that nearly one in five marriages is considered sexless? A sexless marriage is defined as sex no more than 10 times per year.Not surprisingly, most sexless marriages feature a man who [...]

Tim Ferriss – The Value of Self-Experimentation (The 4-Hour Body)

Tim Ferriss – The Value of Self-Experimentation (The 4-Hour Body)

Posted: 17 Dec 2010 11:08 PM PST Today (Saturday) is the last day that The 4-Hour Body has to beat Guinness on the New York Times’ bestseller list. Although my book has done well on Amazon, [...]

Not Feeling the Holiday Cheer? Try These 10 Tips to Help Combat Holiday Depression

Not Feeling the Holiday Cheer? Try These 10 Tips to Help Combat Holiday Depression

Holiday-Related Depression is More Common Than You Think -- Learn to Cope with Tips from TSC. By Alexander Smith, www.thesurvivorsclub.org December 17, 2010  The holiday season screams [...]

How I met WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange and secured the American embassy cables

How I met WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange and secured the American embassy cables

Philip Dorling, The Sydney Morning Herald December 11, 2010    GETTING to WikiLeaks's secret headquarters took quite some time and was not without complications. This year a careful reading [...]

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