Month: June 2008

Starting backwards

Today’s sermon was the last in the series on [Ecclesiastes](http://ebible.com/bible/ecclesiastes). It’s a sobering book which can sound pretty depressing, summed up by the phrase “Everything is meaningless!”. This tone of despair sounds strange as it comes from King Solomon, who you’d imagine was the smartest, richest King of Israel. He realised all his accomplishments would …

Movable Type for iPhone

I’m blogging this via iPhone right after installing the [iMT plugin](http://plugins.movabletype.org/imt/). This creates an iPhone-friendly interface for blogging. I can easily create a new post, check comments and view my latest entries. Installation was a breeze, although a couple of things didn’t seem to be working at first. When I tried to create a new …

Greener solutions for the long term

Lately, there has been lots of interest in ‘green’, sustainable energy. However, many of us are going green for less than altruistic reasons. As Barack Obama put it during Al Gore’s [endorsement](http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/17/us/politics/17campaign.html) of him, the former Vice President had done much to raise awareness of climate change, but “there’s nothing like US$4 a gallon gas …

Social media happenings in Singapore

###New foreign talent!### The Agonist’s main protagonist (sorry, couldn’t resist the pun), founding editor Sean Paul Kelley, will be [relocating to Singapore](http://agonist.org/sean_paul_kelley/20080609/singapore_bound) for a few months as of 1 July. His readers have interesting comments on democracy in Singapore. May the Singapore blogosphere give him a warm welcome. ###Spread Firefox day### This Tuesday, let’s help …