Month: May 2003

Spoilt for choice

Days ago, I was looking at a website powered by Textpattern (beta) – a Textism project. Today, I was reminded by Kristen about the Movable Type creators’ new venture into web publishing, Typepad – a tier-based system targetted at people who are less familiar with raw HTML code: ‘If you’re interested in a system where …

Courtesy at the gym

I returned to the Island Club gym yesterday evening. First, I had my temperature taken (36.7 degrees Celcius, hurrah!). Then I was given a SARS-free sticker. After which, I proceeded to cover over 3 km on the treadmill. However, what marred my exercise was the presence of two other people on neighbouring treadmills, who were …

The Fuji scam

A friend was showing me her new Fuji Finepix F601 camera over lunch on Saturday (note how the information in the table is presented, and which specification is in bold). “It’s SIX megapixels and I got it for only S$600!” She added that it was originally worth S$1000 but she got a trade-in deal. Hmm. …