Month: August 2005

Over the weekend…

I finally purchased a licence for Transmit, possibly the best FTP software for Macintosh. I got tired of using their free 10-minute sessions for unlicenced users, especially seeing how I’m likely to help other friends upgrade their weblogs in the near future. I completed reading Lawrence Lessig’s first book, Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace. …

Kept in suspense

Early this morning, my web hosting account was suspended because some idiot trackback-spammed me, maxing out the database server. I was even more annoyed because my other friends’ sites, also hosted on this account, were suspended. A quick note to the web hosts resolved this issue, although I am loathe for such a situation to …

Bent on Kent

I watched Stacey Kent live in concert on Saturday! Initially I was a bit disappointed with the venue because 1) I’ve never liked Suntec City 2) it was in a hall where you’d normally have computer fairs. Didn’t feel intimate enough for a jazz band and singer. But that was soon forgotten because the sound …

My Brother

I watched a Korean movie, My Brother, last night. It is well-written, and moving. The story is narrated by the younger brother of a cleft-lipped boy, who is the runt of the family and thus gets all the attention from his doting mother. The boys’ father left them because of his son’s disfigurement, and shortly …