Month: September 2003

Sound of silence

I’ve been busy, and therefore silent. I have one Women’s Business Connection article to rewrite (procrastinating) on a specialist trade I know nothing about, a church website to restructure, and a medical association anthem to produce (check) and record to CD (help!!). All at no charge, since family members and the Holy Father are involved. …

New Microsoft Hoax

I received an email today from Microsoft. At least, it looked like a Microsoft email, telling me to install a cumulative security patch for the month of September. But something looked dodgy. If it was from Microsoft, why was the sender’s email address julzsiqpkxb-zrtwmnhn@updates.com? Why would Microsoft send an exe file, when we usually download …

‘Monster, unincorporated

My list of regular reads, bookmarked in Newsmonster, disappeared mysteriously today. I didn’t install any new software before that, so I am still wondering why it happened. I re-installed Newsmonster and rebooted my computer, but it didn’t help. Strangely, folders containing data on my list of newsfeeds still reside in my hard drive. I tried …

Savoring seafood

Remember that recent NY Times article on Singapore food? Well, one of our all-time favourite restaurants was featured in it, and we decided to rekindle our passion for crab bee hoon (vermicelli), kong kong (another kind of shellfish, like escargot except it’s white and chewy), scallops and kai lan (a green leafy vegetable). All with …

Macromedia MX 2004 launch

Macromedia’s senior product manager, Lucian Beebe, demonstrates how easy it is to motion tween an object in Flash MX 2004 Professional. There were lots of other cool features too. Pity there wasn’t much time to see them all. Benjy Choo of Kinetic Interactive – arguably Singapore’s best web design company, specialising in Flash. We got …