Monthly Archives: May 2006

Dragon Boat Festival

It’s an official holiday here in Hong Kong today for Dragon Boat festival, also known as Tuen Ng Festival. The main attraction of the festival is the fierce dragon boats racing. We woke up early this morning and headed to

Posted in Hong Kong, Life, Random

THE INCREDIBLE BUDDHA BOY

June issue of GQ will have a feature story THE INCREDIBLE BUDDHA BOY by George Saunders (the author of In Persuasion Nation). First portion of the story is available online which describes Saunder’s journey to Nepal. It should be very

Posted in Body, Mind & Spirit, Buddha Boy, Nepal

How hot is your Intel Mac?

Our MacBook Pro is back from the Apple repair, with their usual response – "heat is within apple spec". But after updating MBP with this SMC firmware I feel it’s slightly cooler than before and fans are kicking more often.

Posted in Apple, Technology

My Son’s Super Heroes

I’ve a five and half year old boy who loves to play PS2, computer games and watch cartoons. Almost every time after watching a cartoon he’ll draw his favorite character, colour it, cut it and play with it for a

Posted in Life

Girlfriend 6.0 vs. Wife 1.0 Comparative Trial

I found this hilarious article Girlfriend 6.0 vs. Wife 1.0 Comparative Trial via del.icio.us . It’s a must read for married geeks Last year a friend of mine upgraded from GirlFriend 6.0 to Wife 1.0 and found that it’s a

Posted in Life, Technology

A personal encounter with Nepal’s Maoist rebels

American war correspondent Kevin Sites is currently reporting from Nepal writing about his personal encounter with maoist rebels. Traveling with him as a translator is Nepalese blogger and journalist Dinesh Wagle of UWB who has written about Kevin in his

Posted in Life, Nepal

Is tech injuring you and your children?

From time to time I feel a pain in my neck and upper back. And I know why! It’s due to the prolonged use of computer, not giving proper attention to my posture and not taking regular breaks. A Cnet

Posted in Life, Technology

Hardware requirements for Windows Vista

Microsoft has announced the hardware requirements for it’s new operating system Windows Vista set to be released on Jan 2007. They’ve launched the Get Ready web site to help users choose the right hardware. The requirement are divided into 2

Posted in Technology, Windows

MPs in Nepal endorse historic proclamation – King’s power curbed

This is truly a historic moment for Nepal and Nepalese people. The proposal that was unanimously passed by The House of Representatives today brings army under the parliament, King will have to pay tax and Nepal becomes a Secular Country.

Posted in Life, Nepal

Apple Mac-Intel Simplified Buying Guide

With the release of MacBook, now Apple has complete line up of Intel Macs. If you’re planning to buy a new Intel Mac here is a good Apple Mac-Intel Simplified Buying Guide. I want to buy a MacBook Pro for

Posted in Apple, Technology

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