Workstation Setup

What’s your workstation setup? Here’s mine: Desktop An old pal which I used since my final year of bachelor degree. It has gone through several iterations. CPU Intel Core 2 Duo E6550 (2.33GHz) Motherboard ASUST P5G41T-M LX RAM 8GB DDR3 GPU NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT Harddisks SAMSUNG Spinpoint 1TB, WD 320GB, WD 80GB Monitor Dell U2311H Keyboard Keycool 87 Cherry MX Blue with Gray PBT and other el-cheapos I hope to upgrade this soon because it doubles as my entertainment machine...

March 30, 2014 · 1 min · Shern Shiou Tan

Life as a Code Surgeon

From past few weeks till now, everyday moves fast. Been through ups and downs. Most of the time, it was stressful. For the first time, coding felt like an operation. When I was looking at the IDE, my surrounding resembles an operation room like the one in Grey’s Anatomy. My teammates left and right were like the other doctors giving me advices here and there. While I am the one holding my mouse like scalpel and executing the surgery by typing on my keyboard....

July 5, 2012 · 2 min · Shern Shiou Tan

Spoilt Apple

Human resource is an important role for a company. Their job includes scrutinizing a candidate, hiring an employee or making sure the employee works with the company for the company. An employee can be compared to an apple. It is infectious as the bad bit will go viral affecting the remaining chunk. On the other hand, an employee with good attitude motivates the rest of the colleagues and teammates. It is essential for a leader to not only perform technically but also the attitude that creates positive force field....

March 18, 2012 · 1 min · Shern Shiou Tan

New Life

After a month into my new job, I got my new life. Despite the jam, I woke up early to get to my office. I learned to code, debug. The best part of the day when you get to type commit into version control. Back home, I cook my own dinner. Attend online lecture after that or continue on my journal paper. Before I sleep, I read a few chapters....

November 3, 2011 · 1 min · Shern Shiou Tan


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