Have you ever been wronged, wrongly accused and had words put into your mouth and forced into you such that you must simply accept it for what it is? Sometimes life happens in such a way and the only option you have is to “suck it up”. How much can you suck before you finally explode?
For close to two year I have never understood why my computer fails to boot up on the first try.
I still don't understand why the computer doesn't boot up the very first time. It boots perfectly fine the second time though.
— Lee Qixian (@swiftpolar) January 23, 2016
I always had to restart the computer half way through before being able to successfully boot into Windows. Today I learned that it was Window’s brilliant recommended option to enable “fast startup” that is causing all the issues. For all of you out there facing a booting up problem, disable “fast startup” and test again.
I’ve started a new YouTube series whereby I consolidate some of the more interesting and cool releases (products, services, open source code etc!) over the week. Check out my first introductory video and let me know what you think!
Two weeks ago, I took my final academic examination. Last Friday, I submitted my final academic report. Learning does not stop though. It never does.
After 3 academic years in university, I have finally obtained a scholarship for my final year. The scholarship covers my entire last two semesters before I graduate. Maybe this is the start of my grand exit out of my academia life. Maybe, just maybe. School’s about to start, we’ll see what happens next.
Striking off more and more things that I do not feel particularly excited about. I guess that is part of life, exploring different options and opportunities and understanding more about yourself. What you once thought you might like may just turn out to be something that is just “meh”. It will take time. Just got to keep telling yourself to push on.
Where art thou my dream job?
Just came back from my short study trip to San Francisco. It was an entrepreneurship kind of study mission where the university brought us to visit various startups and companies to learn from them. As much as I have learned about the startup scene there in Silicon Valley, the fabled wonderland for tech, the most important takeaway has something to do with my self-awareness. Continue reading