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The Difficulty of Writing for Public

Originally posted on Medium: I had started writting a couple of blog posts (Medium calls them stories), but they remain as unpublished drafts.I have such...


Book Review: Tuesdays with Morrie

Tuesdays with Morrie is written like a fictionally story, eloquently told.Yet, it is actually a true story, a non-fiction book, written by Mitch Albom.It is some life...


The Best Way to Transfer/Remit USD to SGD in Singapore

I have always look for ways to send money from my US bank to Singapore, and at last I have found 2 great ways....


How Newborn with Jaundice is Treated in Singapore

tl:dr ? Jaundice is very common (60% chance), and Singapore doctors will run multiple blood tests until the jaundice level is low. Unfortunately, my baby  had...


Hardcopy is More Genuine than Softcopy - that's what SingPost thinks

I went to SingPost Sembawang branch today to renew my road tax, happily showing them a PDF of my car insurance on my MacBook,...


The Evil Obstetrician

Here is a story about the evil doctor who delivered our baby. Long story short: Our obstetrician hide from us about his traveling schedule,...


Baby Kate is born!

Our very first baby - 王悦涵 Kate - is born on 13 Aug 2015! Welcome to our world, sweetie! It has been 5 days,...


人生三重界---看山不是山,看水不是水

宋代禅宗大师青原行思提出参禅的三重境界: 参禅之初,看山是山,看水是水; 禅有悟时,看山不是山,看水不是水; 禅中彻悟,看山仍然山,看水仍然是水。 At my 30s, I do realize this 3 stages is true. Just a few examples. Bags I used to carry...


DBS Vickers Trading Online - Review and Goodbye!

I setup a DBS Vickers account way back in 2010, when it is probably one of better trading platform in Singapore. But for 5...


Book Review: Nurture Shock

Nurture Shock: New Thinking About Children offers an alternative view to parenting. If you are worried that your kid is too focused on playing with...


In Remembrance of Zixin

Zixin is a childhood friend whom I have known for 20 over years. Unfortunately, a week ago, he had a bike accident and has...


Book Review: Tribal Leadership

When I was kid, I thought if I were to be a boss one day, I would call it a "tribe", instead of a...


Book Review: How to Win Friends

Picked up this book by Dale Carnegie, which was first published in 1936, and continued to be a top notch book on self improvement....


How to setup Apple TV with an AV Receiver to play the perfect audio

FOREWORD: This is pretty dry post on my journey as I discover how audio is played on my home theatre system. Setting up an...


Year in Review #31

Today, it's that time of the year again. I am now 2 to the power of 5. I did my "first review" 2 years ago. So...


Our App at Battle Hack 2015

I joined Paypal-organized hackathon in Singapore, with an idea after knowing I will soon become a father. I usually go solo in hackathon, but this time...


Remembering Mr Lee Kuan Yew

This Monday morning was especially gloomy, as our founding father passed away. But as Sir Terry Pratchett once said: No one is actually dead until the...


Brain Rules for Baby

Couple of years ago, I read Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School. It was an excellent self-help...


Singapore Tax Calculator 2015

Last year I created a spreadsheet calculator to know how much tax to pay. This year, with SG50 Jubilee tax rebate, I edited the spreadsheet...


Birthday Present for Wife

First photo of the little one @ 8 weeks oldDear wife, You wanted a 潜力股 (stocks with good investment) as birthday present. So here it...