Answered on Quora: Why can’t foreign ships bypass the Strait of Malacca and Singapore port by traveling another sea route (Strait of Sunda) and stop in Jakarta instead?

Answered on Quora: Why can’t foreign ships bypass the Strait of Malacca and Singapore port by traveling another sea route (Strait of Sunda) and stop in Jakarta instead?

Being a non-seafaring person, I can only guess based on my limited geographical knowledge. Longer route. Bypassing Straits of Malacca means traversing on the outer side of Indonesia. Current route into Straits of Malacca hugs Malaysia’s coastline. Stronger currents. Outer side of the Sumatra island have to face the stronger currents generated by the Indian Ocean. Shallow and irregular waterway at Straits of Sunda. Without sufficient clearance, tankers and cargo ships would not be able to use the straits. Infrastructure….

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SSL and WordPress

SSL and WordPress

This talk was given during WordPress Singapore, January 2016 edition. The talk covers on the basics of SSL and the importance of SSL. I also covered where and how to implement SSL in general. Lastly, I introduction Let’s Encrypt offering as a viable implementation for sites on a budget. Video Slides Video is recorded by engineers.sg.

Harmony@Workplaces Photo Contest: Celebrating Harmony at Work

Harmony@Workplaces Photo Contest: Celebrating Harmony at Work

The annual Harmony@Workplaces Photo Contest is back for a third year! The contest, organised by the Ministry of Manpower’s Community Engagement Programme Unit, will take place from 11 May to 26 June 2015. The Harmony@Workplaces Photo Contest is open to all working adults in Singapore aged 18 and above. To participate, participants will have to submit photographs that display camaraderie and team spirit at work on the Harmony@Workplaces Facebook page. Winners of the photo contest stand to win over $3,000…

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Advertising on Twitter, the wrong way

Advertising on Twitter, the wrong way

Recently, I have seen some tweets coming from an account, like this: Noticing the link, I went to Ad Plus Platform’s website and this is what they sell:   Paperless Flyer Distribution? Online, it is called spam. If anyone wants to advertise on Twitter, just use the system that Twitter has. It is definitely cheaper and the reach is wider. Doing this will more often than not leave a negative impression of the business that is being advertised. By the…

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Clearly, doodling is much faster than writing

Clearly, doodling is much faster than writing

Picture paints a thousand words. I attended a training session by Nicholas Bate, who was brought in to brush up our presentation skills and widen our arsenal. Part of the session touched on creativity and how everyone can be creative at any point in time. As a part of a pressuring 90 seconds or so, I doodled what I learnt for the day.

Comex 2014: Logitech Flyers

Comex 2014: Logitech Flyers

Below are Logitech flyers for Comex 2014. Here are some highlighted deals from Logitech and Ultimate Ears: Gear up to compete with other gamers with Logitech G products such as the G502 at $99.00 with exclusive free gifts Get the UE products such as UE Mini BOOM at just $99.00 (U.P.$129) with exclusive freebies Protect your iPad Air and iPad mini with Logitech folios at discounted prices with exclusive freebies Note: Logitech’s booth is located on the fourth floor instead…

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Singapore Night Festival 2014

Singapore Night Festival 2014

I went to Singapore Night Festival 2014 on the opening night, 22nd August 2014. This year’s theme is “Bold and Beautiful”. Singapore Night Festival is held around the main museum belt, encompassing Singapore Management University, featuring a lineup of local and international artists. Album: Singapore Night Festival 2014 | Facebook After walking about for a couple of hours with friends from HackerspaceSG, I noticed that the crowd is more muted, less dense than before. The main feature however is a…

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