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Fri Sep 04 17:03:19 HKT 2015 From /weblog/trip/travelling

misc


遊搜好行:蜜月尋夢  63,000公里 - http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com[..]20120421&sec_id=12187369&art_id=16266814

看北極光、鐘乳石、瀑布彩虹、動物大遷徒、泰姬陵等,都是美國有線新聞網絡( CNN)精選的人生必遊景點 - http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/international/art/20120715/16515366

尋找心中的最後一塊淨土 - http://cn.wsj.com/big5/20130111/lux073206.asp?source=rss

The best sun set - http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/international/art/20130815/18379134 www.utravel.com.hk/DetailNews.php?id=AD8RYxEvA3U&utm_source=weekend_all&utm_medium=edm&utm_content=oversea2&utm_campaign=weekend-130904

Nice places at various places on earth - http://mp.weixin.qq.com[..]0dad2d4ac0e22b0f5459e87f1ab5a3b2a7238ee2

地球最深的影像 库鲁伯亚拉洞穴探险 (Krubera Cave,又名Voronya Cave) - http://digi.163.com/14/0707/04/A0HBGP9O001624J2.html

unbelievable-photographs-of-national-parks-from-around-the-world - http://list25.com[..]al-parks-from-around-the-world/?view=all

restaurants-with-jaw-dropping-views - http://list25.com[..]urants-with-jaw-dropping-views/?view=all

places-that-look-like-they-are-from-another-planet - http://list25.com[..]e-they-are-from-another-planet/?view=all

places-you-can-get-away-from-pretty-much-everything-and-everybody - http://list25.com[..]-much-everything-and-everybody/?view=all

earths-most-breathtaking-natural-wonders - http://list25.com[..]t-breathtaking-natural-wonders/?view=all

craziest-things-found-in-nature - http://list25.com/25-craziest-things-found-in-nature/?view=all

astounding-fairytale-like-european-castles-and-chateaus - http://list25.com[..]-european-castles-and-chateaus/?view=all

五大人生必到之湖 - http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com[..]realtime/international/20140730/52742210

amazingly-unique-walks-around-the-world - http://list25.com[..]-unique-walks-around-the-world/?view=all

popular-landmarks-that-are-creepy-suicide-hot-spots - http://list25.com[..]t-are-creepy-suicide-hot-spots/?view=all

unique-travel-destinations-most-travelers-have-no-clue-exist - http://list25.com[..]st-travelers-have-no-clue-exist/view=all

unique-spring-break-destinations-you-have-to-visit - http://list25.com[..]destinations-you-have-to-visit/?view=all

amazing-places-to-watch-the-sunrise-from-around-the-world - http://list25.com[..]-sunrise-from-around-the-world/?view=all

小島在呼救 - http://www.greenpeace.org[..]ernational-day-for-biological-diversity/

most-dangerous-hikes-treks-and-climbs-on-earth - http://list25.com[..]ikes-treks-and-climbs-on-earth/?view=all

best-countries-to-live-in - http://list25.com[..]to-the-human-development-index/?view=all

incredible-national-parks-on-earth - http://list25.com/25-most-incredible-national-parks-on-earth/

http://www.damncoolpictures.com[..]eet-food-from-around-world-that-you.html

placed-star-wars-was-filmed-that-you-must-visit - http://list25.com[..]tar-wars-was-filmed-that-you-must-visit/

most-visited-museums-in-the-world - http://list25.com/25-most-visited-museums-in-the-world/

11 Popular Tourist Attractions That Might Kill You - http://www.damncoolpictures.com[..]11-popular-tourist-attractions-that.html

mountain-ranges-you-need-to-visit-if-you-are-a-fan-of-nature - http://list25.com[..]eed-to-visit-if-you-are-a-fan-of-nature/

beautiful-mountain-passes-you-should-make-a-point-to-travel-through - http://list25.com[..]u-should-make-a-point-to-travel-through/

most-visited-cities-in-the-world-you-should-visit - http://list25.com[..]ed-cities-in-the-world-you-should-visit/

most-extreme-climates-and-places-on-earth - http://list25.com/25-most-extreme-climates-and-places-on-earth/

most-generous-countries-in-the-world - http://list25.com/25-most-generous-countries-in-the-world/

volcanoes - http://list25.com/25-most-terrifying-volcanoes-on-earth/?view=all

These places will keep you awake at night. - http://www.damncoolpictures.com/2014/03/very-scary-places.html

http://list25.com/25-incredible-country-borders/

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Fri Sep 04 17:02:55 HKT 2015 From /weblog/history

africa


http://list25.com[..]ieces-of-egyptian-architecture/?view=all

http://list25.com[..]t-not-know-about-ancient-egypt/?view=all

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Fri Sep 04 15:48:28 HKT 2015 From /weblog/quote

love


"The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality, but must live with a character." -- Peter De Vries

"Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it." -- Josh Billings

Lucretius - "We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another."

Robert Louis Stevenson - "Marriage: A friendship recognized by the police."

Nicolas de Chamfort - "There are more people who wish to be loved than there are who are willing to love."

Edward Abbey "Love implies anger. The man who is angered by nothing cares about nothing."

Victor Hugo "To love is to act."

W. Somerset Maugham - "Marriage is a very good thing, but I think it's a mistake to make a habit out of it."

W. Somerset Maugham - "The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned."

Helen Rowland - "Never trust a husband too far, nor a bachelor too near."

Marlene Dietrich - "Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast."

Josh Billings - "Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope."

Friedrich Nietzsche - "It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."

Thomas Aquinas - "The things that we love tell us what we are."

King Edward VIII - "When you're bored with yourself, marry and be bored with someone else."

Christian Nestell Bovee - "Our first and last love is self-love."

Pedro Calderon de la Barca - "When love is not madness, it is not love."

Maurice Chevalier - "The crime of loving is forgetting."

Leonardo da Vinci - "Art is never finished, only abandoned."

Joyce Brothers - "The best proof of love is trust."

Andre Maurois - "A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day."

Lorraine Hansberry - "There is always something left to love. And if you ain't learned that, you ain't learned nothing."

Vincent Van Gogh - "The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others."

Pindar - "Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection."

Tom Robbins - "We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love."


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Thu Sep 03 16:47:00 HKT 2015 From /weblog/learning

stress


In other words, both groups were stressed, but one group channeled the stress as a performance challenge; the other group as a performance threat. It wasn't the stress of a difficult test that caused distress--everyone felt that. It was how subjects interpreted their stress. - http://traderfeed.blogspot.com.au[..]mbracing-stress-minimizing-distress.html

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Wed Sep 02 16:55:49 HKT 2015 From /weblog/hack+and+faq

excel


Other than native excel library and CSV, look like we can just use tab (\t) to separate the columns: http://www.devx.com/Java/Article/31356/1954?pf=true

check cell value exist in another column - http://stackoverflow.com[..]olumn-and-then-get-the-value-of-the-next http://stackoverflow.com[..]in-column-a-contains-value-from-column-b

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Wed Sep 02 15:31:33 HKT 2015 From /weblog/photographic

tutorial


Photo editing - http://digiphoto.techbang.com[..]pair-outdoor-photo-map-steps-for-example http://www.mikkolagerstedt.com[..]1/3/basic-lightroom-adjustments-fog-mist

About marco photograhy - http://www.dpreview.com[..]7237/depth-of-field-in-macro-photography

動 態 攝 影 分 享 - http://www.dchome.net/viewthread.php?tid=432312 http://patricklenz.com[..]ts/gymnastics-fundraiser-portfolio-shoot

世盃攝影師落場 三機三鏡是基本 - http://worldcup2014.appledaily.com[..]om/realtime/all/latest/20140624/52618252

India guide - http://www.dchome.net/viewthread.php?tid=481974

請問點影一個人行緊過黎既情景 - http://www.dchome.net/viewthread.php?tid=753867

http://digital-photography-school.com[..]chool.com/how-to-take-great-group-photos

Street photographic - http://www.dchome.net/viewthread.php?tid=819443 http://www.dcfever.com/column/read.php?id=1562 , 呈圓狀, 二等分, 重覆式, 同形狀

What is the real meaning of Aperture in zoom len - http://digitaljournalist.org/issue0909/tech-tips.html

How to take building photo look proper vertically - http://www.dchome.net/viewthread.php?tid=833344

How to take astro landscape photo - http://www.hokoon.edu.hk/astro/photocontest/astro_landscape.html

Star photo processing - http://blog.deepskycolors.com/tutorials.html

How to take a good photo - http://www.dpreview.com/articles/4491391950/evolution-of-an-image

Think about composition rule - http://www.dpreview.com/articles/1304360703/breaking-the-rules

http://www.petapixel.com[..]or-beautiful-light-painting-photographs/

Using shifted len to create create landscape photo - http://www.dpreview.com/articles/9496515776/the-dslr-field-camera

http://erickimphotography.com[..]-can-teach-you-about-street-photography/

HDR - http://500px.com/blog/750/tutorial-learn-hdr-photography http://wlcreative.com/blog/hdr-inroduction/ http://wlcreative.com/blog/hdr-partii/ http://wlcreative.com/blog/hdr-partiii/ http://wlcreative.com[..]iv-%E5%9F%B7%E8%B5%B0%E9%AC%BC%E5%BD%B1/

你也可以做得到]超簡易DIY證件相拍攝 - http://www.dcfever.com/column/read.php?id=2070

淺談燈光人像, 逆光和壓光 - http://www.dcfever.com/column/read.php?id=2020 http://wlcreative.com[..]%87%E7%87%88%E5%85%89%E4%BA%BA%E5%83%8F/

Top 5 Tips to Photograph Stars & Night Sky - http://www.mikkolagerstedt.com[..]top-5-tips-to-photograph-stars-night-sky http://www.mikkolagerstedt.com[..]otography-tutorial-lightroom-5-photoshop

Tutorial about using DSLR to take good movie - http://www.dcfever.com/news/readnews.php?id=9500&link=guid

How to take cloud sea photo - http://www.dcfever.com/column/read.php?id=2273

Informaton of light pillar - http://www.islandnet.com/~see/weather/eyes/pillars.htm

How to take Lightning photos - http://www.dcfever.com/column/read.php?id=2456

How to take children photo - http://www.dcfever.com/column/read.php?id=2487

進階對焦技巧 – 快門對焦分開處理 - http://wlcreative.com[..]%A6%E5%88%86%E9%96%8B%E8%99%95%E7%90%86/

水底攝影入門(一):水底光線的考慮 - http://www.dcfever.com/column/read.php?id=2459

http://petapixel.com[..]active-photography-skill-tree-beginners/

Zone system - http://www.mobile01.com/topicdetail.php?f=257&t=2487912

How to use flash in studio - http://www.dcfever.com/fillens/read.php?id=308

Tips of taking photo for wild life - http://cn.wsj.com/big5/20150601/PHO101044.asp

簡易四步驟處理高清銀河 - http://www.dcfever.com/column/read.php?id=3278

Basic lightroom editing tutorial - http://www.dcfever.com/column/read.php?id=2934

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Wed Sep 02 11:00:39 HKT 2015 From /weblog/history

US


united-states-postal-service - http://www.damncoolpictures.com[..]ited-states-postal-service-then-and.html

surprising-facts-about-the-united-states-military - http://list25.com[..]-facts-about-the-united-states-military/

about-the-revolutionary-war-you-might-not-know - http://list25.com[..]tionary-war-you-might-not-know/?view=all

About White house - http://list25.com[..]-house-you-probably-never-thought-about/

Civil war - http://list25.com[..]s-that-will-change-your-view-on-history/

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Wed Sep 02 10:59:30 HKT 2015 From /weblog/science

animal


http://www.damncoolpictures.com[..]13/12/22-amazing-facts-about-tigers.html

四川現遠古生物「仙女蝦」 幼卵無懼100℃滾水 - http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/realtime/china/20140707/52665712

animals-with-insane-survival-adaptations - http://list25.com[..]th-insane-survival-adaptations/?view=all

rarest-animals-in-the-world - http://list25.com/25-of-the-rarest-animals-in-the-world/?view=all

fastest-land-animals - http://list25.com/25-fastest-land-animals/?view=all

unreal-animals-you-wont-believe-exist - http://list25.com[..]animals-you-wont-believe-exist/?view=all

bizarre-animals-youve-ever-heard-of-before - http://list25.com[..]als-youve-ever-heard-of-before/?view=all

awesome-animals - http://list25.com/25-awesome-animals/?view=all

adorable-hatchlings-that-are-too-cute-for-their-own-good - http://list25.com[..]re-too-cute-for-their-own-good/?view=all

little-known-facts-about-arctic-foxes - http://list25.com[..]known-facts-about-arctic-foxes/?view=all

fascinating-little-known-facts-about-polar-bears - http://list25.com[..]-known-facts-about-polar-bears/?view=all

adorable-photos-of-yawning-animals - http://list25.com/25-adorable-photos-of-yawning-animals/?view=all

animals-with-outrageous-body-proportions - http://list25.com[..]th-outrageous-body-proportions/?view=all

new-species-discovered-in-2014 - http://list25.com[..]new-species-discovered-in-2014/?view=all

extinct-animals-that-scientists-want-to-de-extinct - http://list25.com[..]-scientists-want-to-de-extinct/?view=all

lethal-animals-you-hope-to-never-see - http://www.damncoolpictures.com[..]ethal-animals-you-hope-to-never-see.html

Ant - https://www.quantamagazine.org[..]he-remarkable-self-organization-of-ants/

natural-phenomena-that-science-has-yet-to-explain - http://list25.com[..]hat-science-has-yet-to-explain/?view=all

dangerous-looking-animals-that-are-relatively-harmless - http://list25.com[..]s-that-are-relatively-harmless/?view=all

Shoebill Stork - http://www.damncoolpictures.com[..]05/if-you-ever-doubted-existence-of.html

sad-facts-about-animals-that-might-make-you-shed-a-tear - http://list25.com[..]animals-that-might-make-you-shed-a-tear/

animal-kingdom-facts-that-you-might-find-hard-to-believe - http://list25.com[..]cts-that-you-might-find-hard-to-believe/

popular-myths-about-animals-that-you-probably-believe - http://list25.com[..]about-animals-that-you-probably-believe/

scary-creatures-living-in-australia - http://www.damncoolpictures.com[..]scary-creatures-living-in-australia.html

http://list25.com/25-strangest-prehistoric-creatures/

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Wed Sep 02 10:46:26 HKT 2015 From /weblog/unix

vim


Web base vim as tutorials - http://www.knowvim.com/ http://www.openvim.com/tutorial.html

History of VIM - http://arstechnica.com[..]f-productivity-vims-20th-anniversary.ars

Guide for editing text object, most already familiar with using 'w' for word editing, this blog discuss more about using 'p' for paragrahy and other related stuff. - http://blog.carbonfive.com[..]7/vim-text-objects-the-definitive-guide/

Seven habits of effective text editing , a lot of nice tip of using vim, like hlsearch , omni-completion

http://www.moolenaar.net/habits.pdf
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=2538831956647446078

vimdiff tips - http://blog.objectmentor.com[..]cles/2008/04/30/vim-as-a-diff-merge-tool http://gcody.blog.ccidnet.com[..]9899-uid-36931-do-showone-type-blog.html

How to regex with line number - http://vim.wikia.com/wiki/Insert_line_numbers_2

cheat sheet of jumping around source code - http://www.faqs.org[..]inux-HOWTO/C-editing-with-VIM-HOWTO.html

Nice analysis of good programming environment - http://www.benrady.com[..]why-i-switched-from-textmate-to-vim.html

Creating macros in vim - http://smartic.us/2010/02/03/creating-macros-in-vim

http://www.markhneedham.com/blog/2010/12/27/vim-learnings-so-far/ <- introduction to Command-T and FuzzyFinder

Some VIM tips:

Essential Vim editor navigation commands
Vim search and replace – 12 powerful find and replace examples.
How To add bookmarks inside the Vim editor
How To record and play inside the Vim editor
Correct spelling mistakes automatically inside the Vim Editor
Automatic word completion using Ctrl-X
Enable thesaurus option in the Vim editor
Vim autocommand magic. Add custom header to your files automatically.
Convert Vim editor to a beautiful source code browser.
Use the Vim editor as a bash IDE, or C/C++ IDE, or Perl IDE.

http://www.thegeekstuff.com/2010/04/vim-editor-tutorial/

ctrl+w, ctrl+w , vimdiff switch folder - hack2live.blogspot.com/2009/02/vimdiff-shortcut-keys.html

tutorial - http://javarevisited.blogspot.com[..]editor-in-unix-example-tutorial-and.html

Compilation plugin - http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=3115#2.9.3

Highlight multiple searches at the same time, each with a different color. - http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=479 http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=2666#2.6.0

C/C++ IDE - http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=213 http://blog.wuwon.id.au[..]10/vim-plugin-for-navigating-c-with.html

Evil, putting vi in emacs - http://spin.atomicobject.com/2013/02/28/emacs-or-vim-evil/

Fixing syntax at solaris, "export TERM=xtermc", ":syntax enable" - http://kdl.nobugware.com/post/2006/12/01/23-xterm-color-on-unix

Graph your Vim undo tree in style. - http://sjl.bitbucket.org/gundo.vim/

Introduction to Selecta and Command-T, tool for fuzzy mapping and open files easier - http://marcovaltas.com/2013/12/27/selecta-on-vim-wildignore.html

http://superuser.com[..]d-the-vimrc-file-be-located-on-windows-7

Open Visual Studio config as XML - https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/vim_use/HzVM9tjJP08

Snippert library ( e.g. function template ) - https://www.reddit.com[..]3h7lca/which_snippet_library_do_you_use/

https://www.reddit.com[..]t_are_your_musthave_configs_and_plugins/

https://www.reddit.com[..]mments/2w22gf/edit_google_docs_with_vim/

https://www.reddit.com[..]nts/3ijsi2/original_post_a_vimrc_primer/

gUU to turn whole line upper case, and guu to turn whole line lower case - https://www.reddit.com[..]_guu_makes_an_entire_line_lowercase_and/

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Tue Sep 01 22:19:46 HKT 2015 From /weblog/software_engineering/team

leadership


Servant Leadership - http://www.inc.com[..]t-be-my-style-of-servant-leadership.html , similarly, what a leader should do is helping other to do better, not to be the best of the team - http://blog.vincentx.info[..]/03/onthings-manga-taught-me-leadership/ http://www.infoq.com[..]what-do-you-look-for-in-a-servant-leader

Mentorship - http://www.javacodegeeks.com[..]entorship-in-software-craftsmanship.html

Keep focus, or lose - http://googlesystem.blogspot.com[..]0/how-steve-jobs-influenced-googles.html

The anti-pattern and suggestion about new joiner - http://5whys.com[..]-you-will-face-as-a-software-team-l.html

Believe me, the objective was not to make decisions, but to create the right environment so that the right decision would be made. http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/leandevelopment/message/1952

A nice set of questions to ask for a leader - http://jchyip.blogspot.com[..]3/questions-on-influence-and-growth.html

In short, don't put your shoes on others' foot - http://www.inc.com[..]earned-in-the-army_Printer_Friendly.html

4 types of leadership style, well, I think he model leadership a little too simple - http://softwarecreation.org[..]s-the-best-leader-for-the-software-team/

Your experts are spending all their time mentoring novices. Therefore:

Put one expert in charge of all the novices, let the others develop the system. - http://gigix.agilechina.net[..]010/2/25/organizational-pattern-day-care

What is the key Characteristics of great team - http://www.infoq.com/news/2011/01/characteristics-agile-org

This is very insightful obversation, in many time we look into something work in short term but not really solve the problem, a discussion about why so many people like micromanagement even if they know it is bad - http://www.thoughtclusters.com[..]m/2011/01/programmers-and-micromanaging/

http://www.adoptionofagile.com[..]best-thing-you-can-do-for-your-team.html <- is provide required information, probably more transparent.

Don't make me think... but you have no business not allowing me to think if I choose to. - http://jchyip.blogspot.com[..]allow-me-to-think-just-dont-make-me.html

How To Lead Clever People, actually I am double about this, let's see - http://business.in.com/printcontent/28632 http://business.in.com/media/images/2011/Sep/img_56852_wise.jpg

How to grow the leadership - http://www.jrothman.com[..]og/mpd/2012/11/nurturing-leadership.html

他在公司的名言是「When you give, you get」。他在上海成立科研中心,大方讓上汽參與,他認為各懷鬼貽的氣氛不可能做出成績。合資公司理論上是獨立個體,合資公司員工應把合資公司利益放到最前,而不是自己原屬公司的利益,但很少人做得到。慢慢下來,上汽也逐漸對墨菲產生尊重。

在美國和上海工作過的GM員工,指上海GM的工作氣氛跟美國截然不同,甚至認為上海GM形成一套自己的文化,這套文化建基於信任。墨菲跟員工打成一片,工餘在家中安排活動,中美關係罕有地融洽。 http://www.thehousenews.com/finance/由傲慢製造的優秀企業/



10. 永遠記得,做出決定前要先綜觀全局。

9. 否定別人跟切換開關一樣容易。但你最好拼死抵抗這種衝動,因為你也曾經做過蠢事。你做過爛決定,然後學習、成長,別人也一樣。

8. 掃地、擦桌、關燈。哪裡有漏洞要補就去補——即便那很瑣碎、沒人會注意。你必須做這些事去造福你的產品、你的公司,以及所有你們團隊共同打造的,令眾人驚艷、神奇的事物。

7. 你無法做所有的事。閉上眼睛,向後仰倒,學會信任。

6. 顯然有某種更為有效的方法能處理你正在做的事。是什麼呢?在每天回家的路上反覆思考吧。

5. 找出總是在依賴你的人,想想要怎麼做才能協助他們,讓他們自力更生。或許你覺得當個壟斷市場的鮭魚供應商很重要,但如果小鎮的所有人都學會捕魚,便能將你解放出來去做別的事。像是學習種小麥,或是如何馴服那些可愛的小狼。

4. 別說任何對當下討論沒有貢獻的話。你的聲音並非悠揚到絕對必須被聽見。

3. 做得出最好的決定比不上處在得以確保做出更多最佳決定的流程。

2. 就像你經常發表意見那樣,多說感謝和鼓勵的話語。

1. 最重要的是:永遠要掃除障礙物。那怕只是玩玩手指、看看窗外的雲,也別讓你那愚蠢、幼稚的自我阻礙團隊前進的腳步。

http://www.inside.com.tw/2013/02/04/a-manager-s-maifesto

http://joeduffyblog.com[..]oftware-leadership-6-read-every-checkin/

http://www.engineeringandcareering.co.uk[..]o.uk/2014/10/leading-and-delegating.html

https://www.thekua.com[..]op-5-mistakes-for-first-time-tech-leads/

http://www.yegor256.com/2015/01/08/morning-standup-meetings.html

How to lead with diplomatic - http://www.crucialskills.com[..]how-to-be-both-assertive-and-diplomatic/

Dr. Nico Rose cites research that finds that happy people tend to be more effective leaders. - http://www.forbes.com[..]-your-money-managing-your-life-part-one/

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Tue Sep 01 18:10:41 HKT 2015 From /weblog/design/distribute

distribute


In one sentence, here's why: humans are notoriously bad at keeping "self" distinct from "other". Egomania, projection (transference), and enmeshment are well-known symptoms of this problem. OK, so I hear you saying, "yeah, but what does this have to do with programming?" It certainly seems absurd to suggest that if we are bad at something we know the most about (our "selves"), how could we possibly say that we have a good approach for the programming analogues - objects, modules, etc. - http://www.artima.com/weblogs/viewpost.jsp?thread=46706

Argue why space base design is better than n-tier design - http://www.google.com[..]0The%20End%20of%20Tier-based%20Computing

Some key research of google for distributed computation - http://www.infoq.com/news/2007/06/google-scalability

Someone think we are not yet (per Oct 2007) have good language support for distibuted computing - http://kasparov.skife.org/blog/2007/10/11/

A blog contain a lot distributed computing information - http://www.highscalability.com/

How Wikipedia manage their site - http://dammit.lt/uc/workbook2007.pdf

Google tutorial for Design Distributed System - http://code.google.com/edu/parallel/dsd-tutorial.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Distributed_hash_table

The Hadoop Distributed File System: Architecture and Design - http://hadoop.apache.org/core/docs/r0.18.0/hdfs_design.html

http://www.metabrew.com[..]-a-list-of-distributed-key-value-stores/

Applying experience from CPU design for distributed solution - http://blog.paralleluniverse.co[..]o/post/26909672264/on-distributed-memory

Distributed systems for fun and profit - http://book.mixu.net/distsys/single-page.html

Monitor and design - http://highscalability.com[..]buted-mission-critical-applications.html

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Tue Sep 01 15:31:07 HKT 2015 From /weblog/history

world


回首沙龍的一生 - http://cn.wsj.com/big5/20140113/PHO093936.asp?source=rss

surgical-tools-you-want-to-stay-away - http://www.damncoolpictures.com[..]urgical-tools-you-want-to-stay-away.html

incredible-animals-that-shaped-human-history - http://list25.com[..]mals-that-shaped-human-history/?view=all

amazing-moments-from-history-captured - http://www.damncoolpictures.com[..]azing-moments-from-history-captured.html

historically-accurate-modern-day-thanksgiving-facts - http://list25.com[..]-modern-day-thanksgiving-facts/?view=all

bizarre-historical-facts-you-didnt-know - http://list25.com[..]istorical-facts-you-didnt-know/?view=all

http://www.damncoolpictures.com[..]last-photos-ever-taken-of-25-famous.html

greatest-warriors-of-all-time - http://list25.com/25-greatest-warriors-of-all-time/?view=all

incredible-historical-armors - http://list25.com[..]orical-armors-that-still-exist/?view=all

facts-about-world-war-i-that-shaped-the-world - http://list25.com[..]ld-war-i-that-shaped-the-world/?view=all

一戰戰地的今與昔 - http://cn.wsj.com/big5/20140630/PHO102559.asp?source=rss http://cn.wsj.com/big5/20140705/opn093501.asp?source=rss

Last photos of 25 famous people - http://www.damncoolpictures.com[..]last-photos-ever-taken-of-25-famous.html

http://list25.com/25-worst-earthquakes-in-history/

http://list25.com[..]-that-might-just-make-you-a-grandmaster/

http://list25.com[..]istory-of-bicycles-for-bike-enthusiasts/

Nowadays doctors don't make house calls all to often but back in 1948 this type of practice was very common. As you're about to see, rural doctors had a very busy job. - http://www.damncoolpictures.com[..]-it-was-like-to-be-rural-doctor-for.html

http://list25.com/25-most-hardcore-snipers-in-history/

http://list25.com/25-historical-photos-you-wont-believe-are-real/

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Mon Aug 31 21:51:57 HKT 2015 From /weblog/sport

hormone


http://www.mr-sport.com.tw/post/four-hormone-with-muscle.html

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Mon Aug 31 17:26:59 HKT 2015 From /weblog/java/features

unsafe


The infamous sun.misc.Unsafe explained: object creation, native memory allocation, native concurrency - http://mydailyjava.blogspot.hk/2013/12/sunmiscunsafe.html

Features that help for writing low latency application - http://vanillajava.blogspot.com[..]1/sunmiscunsafe-and-off-heap-memory.html

Tips of using unsafe - http://vanillajava.blogspot.com.au[..].com.au/2014/06/making-unsafe-safer.html

An overview of it - http://www.infoq.com[..]A-Post-Apocalyptic-sun.misc.Unsafe-World

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Mon Aug 31 16:54:39 HKT 2015 From /weblog/entertainment

movie


http://www.damncoolpictures.com[..]0-actors-who-turned-down-james-bond.html

讓我狠狠想你——王家衛電影的思念與愛情 - http://thehousenews.com[..]%9D%E5%BF%B5%E8%88%87%E6%84%9B%E6%83%85/ http://hypesphere.com/archives/33810

十大最浪漫電影 - http://thehousenews.com[..]A3%E5%B9%B4%E8%8F%AF-%E4%B8%8A%E6%A6%9C/

不按牌理出牌!影史10大即興演出 - http://hypesphere.com/?p=27716

http://www.damncoolpictures.com[..]02/top-10-deadliest-horror-villains.html

歎為觀止的一鏡到底!影史著名12顆長鏡頭畫面 - http://hypesphere.com/?p=29221 http://hypesphere.com/?p=29346

你是動作科幻迷嗎?影史40把知名槍械大集合! - http://hypesphere.com/?p=28705

「我要打十個!」 回顧甄子丹7場精彩武打場面 - http://hypesphere.com/?p=42023

喜劇之外:班史堤勒 - http://hypesphere.com/?p=42406 http://www.hypesphere.com/archives/48096

中土世界的魔法師:彼得傑克森 - http://hypesphere.com/?p=42229

Famous robots - http://hypesphere.com/?p=42483

Robin Williams - http://list25.com[..]-actor-and-comedy-genius-robin-williams/ http://hypesphere.com/?p=35616 http://hypesphere.com/?p=35671

鈕承澤 - http://hypesphere.com/?p=35238

Matrix - http://www.damncoolpictures.com[..]hings-you-probably-didnt-know-about.html

http://backtothefuture.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page

http://marvel.wikia.com/Main_Page

[專題] 從黑澤明的《七武士》淺談剪接在電影發展裡的奧祕 - http://www.hypesphere.com/archives/52080

About Pulp Fiction - http://www.hypesphere.com/archives/57933

Johnny Deep - http://www.hypesphere.com/archives/55863

Inception - http://www.hypesphere.com/archives/55749/3

Evolution of sound in movie - http://www.hypesphere.com/archives/57396

聽到聲就知影!8 首知名角色登場配樂! - http://www.hypesphere.com/archives/57398

[專題] 跟著老師動疵動!十部你不能錯過的歌舞電影 - http://www.hypesphere.com/archives/56366

[專題] 最熟悉的陌生人:六位你一定要認識的電影片頭設計大師 - http://www.hypesphere.com/archives/59498

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Sun Aug 30 21:21:30 HKT 2015 From /weblog/software_engineering/testing

best practices


Consider the risk of not being tested - http://googletesting.blogspot.com.au[..]sting-on-toilet-risk-driven-testing.html

Fidelity, Resilience, Precision - http://googletesting.blogspot.com.au[..]testing-on-toilet-effective-testing.html

Attributes that unit test should have: Functionality, Accuracy, Instant, Locator - http://www.gilzilberfeld.com/2014/04/what-is-unit-test.html

Isolation - http://agileinaflash.blogspot.com[..]/2012/04/is-your-unit-test-isolated.html

Tips of keeping unit tests running fast - http://www.java-tv.com/2012/03/06/speeding-up-java-test-code/

Testing Patterns - http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?TestingPatterns

Continuously to break thing so that we know our system is solid - http://www.codinghorror.com[..]11/04/working-with-the-chaos-monkey.html

First rule - http://fishbowl.pastiche.org[..]08/10/01/nothing_is_too_trivial_to_test/

Test first/last is not important? Unit test either? What do you think? http://beust.com/weblog/archives/000477.html

* The name of the test should describe the requirement of the code
* There should be at least one test for each requirement of the code. Each possible path through of the code is a different requirement#
* Test the goal of the code, not the implementation

http://xprogramming.com/xpmag/testFirstGuidelines.htm http://www.theserverside.com[..]AppQuality&asrc=EM_NLN_761453&uid=703565 http://www.coopercode.net[..]og/2007/08/how-not-to-run-beta-test.html

The teaser: Fast, Isolated, Repeatable, Self-validating, and Timely. - http://blog.objectmentor.com[..]es/2007/08/02/not-a-task-but-an-approach http://blog.objectmentor.com/articles/2007/08/02/which-came-first

Corner cases - http://testobsessed.com[..]s/2007/02/testheuristicscheatsheetv1.pdf

One of the targets of TDD coding - http://haacked.com[..]e-code-is-about-managing-complexity.aspx

Design for unit test - http://www.theserverside.com[..]es/content/DesigntoUnitTest/article.html http://openmymind.net/A-Decade-Of-Unit-Testing/

Push and Pull approach -
http://www.richarddurnall.com/?p=10
http://www.richarddurnall.com/?p=15
http://www.richarddurnall.com/?p=31

When not to test - http://www.junitmax.com/blog/?p=187

http://www.infoq.com/news/2009/06/love_agile_testing

Test the story, rather than the implementation - http://www.davesquared.net[..]ving-to-scenario-based-unit-testing.html

Test the configuration - http://searchsoftwarequality.techtarget.com[..]TSS10ctqa&asrc=EM_NLN_8746433&uid=703565

Feel the deep synergy of design and test constraint - http://michaelfeathers.typepad.com[..]athers_blog/2007/09/the-deep-synerg.html

Another set of principles for automated testing - http://a-sisyphean-task.blogspot.com[..]of-principles-for-automated-testing.html

Priority for tester - http://googletesting.blogspot.com[..]t.com/2011/01/new-years-resolutions.html

A lot of links - http://it-techexperts.com/tutorials/tutorials.asp http://testingspot.net/ http://www.exampler.com[..]-links-biased-toward-exploratory-testing

http://www.makinggoodsoftware.com[..]nit-tests-5-principles-for-unit-testing/

Some information and suggestion about setting up a local integrated testing environment - http://googletesting.blogspot.com.au[..]pot.com.au/2012/10/hermetic-servers.html

Virtual Panel: Code-to-Test Ratios, TDD and BDD - http://www.infoq.com/articles/virtual-panel-tdd-bdd

A test is complete when its body contains all of the information you need to understand it, and concise when it doesn't contain any other distracting information. - http://googletesting.blogspot.com.au[..]ting-on-toilet-what-makes-good-test.html

Discussion about naming the tests - http://www.codeaffine.com[..]14/03/17/getting-junit-test-names-right/ http://www.petrikainulainen.net[..]ting/writing-clean-tests-naming-matters/

http://googletesting.blogspot.com.au[..]esting-on-toilet-test-behaviors-not.html <- Test behaviour, not method. This will make your tests more resilient since adding new behaviors is unlikely to break the existing tests, and clearer since each test contains code to exercise only one behavior.

Tips on having better assertion or cleaner test - http://blog.codeleak.pl[..]ur-test-code-with-custom-assertions.html http://blog.jooq.org[..]-friday-most-internal-dsls-are-outdated/ http://www.petrikainulainen.net[..]ertions-with-a-domain-specific-language/

Good to prevent setup and tearDown? http://www.yegor256.com/2015/05/25/unit-test-scaffolding.html

#1 Treat Test Code as Production Code
#2 Use Test Patterns to achieve great readability
#3 Avoid Unreliable Tests
#4 Test at The Appropriate Level
#5 Do Use Test Doubles
http://www.thoughtworks.com[..]insights/blog/write-better-tests-5-steps

http://examples.javacodegeeks.com[..]om/core-java/junit/junit-best-practices/

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Sun Aug 30 21:18:52 HKT 2015 From /weblog/trip/travelling

turkey


http://sealandskyworldtravel.blogspot.hk[..]logspot.hk/2015/08/turkey-itinerary.html

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Sat Aug 29 11:27:57 HKT 2015 From /weblog/learning

code


http://www.infoq.com/articles/kids-enthusiasm-coding

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Sat Aug 29 10:35:56 HKT 2015 From /weblog/misc

editor


Suggestion of Hex editors - http://www.lainoox.com/looking-for-a-hex-editor/

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Fri Aug 28 18:19:53 HKT 2015 From /weblog/database/vendor

sybase


If you get following exception with Sybase ASE drive:

'System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException, Msg=Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation.
Exception details: System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation. ---> System.TypeInitializationException: The type initializer for 'Sybase.Data.AseClient.AseConnection' threw an exception. ---> System.DllNotFoundException: Unable to load DLL 'sybdrvado115a.dll': The specified module could not be found. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x8007007E)
at ?.AseGetDriverVersion(StringBuilder A_0, Int32 A_1)
at Sybase.Data.AseClient.AseConnection.?()
at Sybase.Data.AseClient.AseConnection..cctor()
--- End of inner exception stack trace ---
at Sybase.Data.AseClient.AseConnection..ctor(String connectionString)

Please make sure the program can see sybdrvado115.dll, msvcp71.dll and msvcr71.dll in that same directory

http://www.elsasoft.org/SqlSpec.htm

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Query to check blocking at sybase:
select spid,suser_name(suid),cmd,status,blocked,time_blocked,physical_io from master..sysprocesses where blocked <> 0




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Fri Aug 28 14:31:35 HKT 2015 From /weblog/quote

fun quote


What is the difference of software architect from software designer? About 30k http://discuss.joelonsoftware.com/default.asp?design.4.491003

The law of conservation of energy - If there is no work, sleep.

Money is not everything. There's Mastercard & Visa.

One should love animals. They are so tasty.

Save water. Shower with your girlfriend.

Love the neighbor. But don?t get caught.

Behind every successful man, there is a man. And behind every unsuccessful man, there are two.

Every man should marry. After all, happiness is not the only thing in life.

The wise never marry, And when they marry they become otherwise.

Success is a relative term. It brings so many relatives.

Never put off the work till tomorrow what you can put off today.

Love is photogenic. It needs darkness to develop.

Children in backseats cause accidents. Accidents in backseats cause children.

Your future depends on your dreams.? So go to sleep.

There should be a better way to start a day than waking up every morning.

Hard work never killed anybody.? But why take the risk?

Work fascinates me.? I can look at it for hours!

God made relatives; Thank God we can choose our friends.

When two?s company, three?s the result!

A dress is like a barbed fence. It protects the premises without restricting the view.

The more you learn, the more you know, The more you know, the more you forget. The more you forget, the less you know. So why bother to learn.

Edward Abbey "Our culture runs on coffee and gasoline, the first often tasting like the second."

Ashley Montagu "The idea is to die young as late as possible."

Richard Roeper - "Even though we're a week and a half away from Thanksgiving, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas."

Wendy Liebman - "I've been on so many blind dates, I should get a free dog."

Kin Hubbard - "A good listener is usually thinking about something else."

Joseph Conrad - "Gossip is what no one claims to like, but everybody enjoys."

J. P. Morgan - "A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason."

William Feather - "The reward of energy, enterprise and thrift is taxes."

Billy Wilder - "He has Van Gogh's ear for music."

Charles M. Schulz - "I love mankind; it's people I can't stand."

Zsa Zsa Gabor - "I'm a great housekeeper. I get divorced. I keep the house."

Jules Renard - "Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired."

Dan Quisenberry - "The future is much like the present, only longer."

Victor Borge - "Santa Claus has the right idea - visit people only once a year."

James Whistler - "If other people are going to talk, conversation becomes impossible."

Mark Twain - "Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get."

Natalie Wood - "The only time a woman really succeeds in changing a man is when he is a baby."

Bill Vaughan - "The tax collector must love poor people, he's creating so many of them."

Howard Nemerov - "The secrets of success are a good wife and a steady job. My wife told me."

Noel Coward - "If you must have motivation, think of your paycheck on Friday."

Malcolm de Chazal - "Monkeys are superior to men in this: when a monkey looks into a mirror, he sees a monkey."

Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position. - Christopher Marlowe.

Eleanor Roosevelt - "A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."

Thomas Dekker - "The calmest husbands make the stormiest wives."

Helen Hayes - "If you rest, you rust."

Joey Adams - "Marriage is give and take. You'd better give it to her or she'll take it anyway."

Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield - "Men, as well as women, are much oftener led by their hearts than by their understandings."

Robert Wilson Lynd - "Most human beings are quite likeable if you do not see too much of them."

Thomas A. Edison - "The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around."

Clarence Darrow - "When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it."

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Thu Aug 27 22:53:14 HKT 2015 From /weblog/computer+science

book


https://dl.acm.org/classics.cfm

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Thu Aug 27 22:39:14 HKT 2015 From /weblog/database

database comparison


Wiki of common DBMS comparison - http://en.wikipedia.org[..]rison_of_SQL_database_management_systems

Somebody comment that postgresql is less competency than MSSQL, see the comment
http://www.baubels.net/blog/?p=88

Alternative DBMS - http://www.webresourcesdepot.com[..]ternative-open-source-databases-engines/

http://blog.jooq.org[..]0-most-popular-db-engines-sql-and-nosql/

http://www.xaprb.com[..]2015/05/25/what-makes-a-solution-mature/

http://www.javacodegeeks.com/2015/07/mysql-vs-mongodb.html

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Thu Aug 27 15:02:41 HKT 2015 From /weblog/design

null


Use present and absent rather than NULL - http://binkley.blogspot.com/2012/01/better-than-null.html

Propose of enhancement, null handelers and null reference - http://shemnon.com[..]01/null-handelers-and-null-refere-1.html

How null breaks polymorphism - http://eureka3d.com[..]s-polymorphism-or-the-problem-with-null/ http://eureka3d.com[..]orphism-or-the-problem-with-null-part-2/

Discussion about forbid NULL as parameter and return - http://javablog.co.uk[..]5/07/null-parameters-and-returning-null/

Default object in C# - http://www.kodefuguru.com[..]t/2012/09/25/Default-Objects-with-C.aspx

Discussion about using optional - http://blog.jooq.org/2015/08/20/divided-we-stand-optional/

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