Kevin Carter And The Starving Child Photo

By Wednesday, October 31, 2007 0 No tags Permalink 0

We’ve all seen the photo, depicting a vulture waiting for the death of a starving Sudanese girl crawling to a UN food centre. Most of us know that the photographer who took the picture won a Pulitzer Prize for it in 1994, and committed suicide three months later.


He was criticized for not helping the girl in the picture and said he did not know what happened to her.
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Life as an engineer.. part 1

By Wednesday, October 31, 2007 4 No tags Permalink 0

As we all know, shit rolls downhill. The following diagram illustrates exactly how this process takes place in a professional engineering company.

At the top of the hill is the Customer. Generally, the Customer, in one way or another, generates the shit.

The shit first reaches the VP. But the VP is very adept at smelling shit coming, and says, ?I?m a VP, I don?t have to take this shit.? And so the shit rolls on by.

Now the shit reaches the Manager. It?s picking up some speed by now, and the Manager gets splashed. ?Phew, this shit stinks,? says the Manager, ?better pass it down.?

So the shit washes over the Project Leader, and he gets well dipped in shit. But by this time, the shit has a lot of momentum, and it keeps rolling down.

And so the shit lands on the Engineer. And the Engineer gets covered in it, and spends the entire project swimming in it.

Sales is shielded from the shit by the Crest of Ignorance, which keeps shit from rolling down on them, and ensures that the Engineer remains submerged.

Meanwhile, however, Sales discovers more shit as they proceed with the project. Not sure what to do with it, they conceal it in the Cave of Unreported Requirements.

After a while, the cave gets filled with shit, and it starts to ferment. Then the Engineer begins to smell hidden shit, and wonders ?Dammit, now who?s been hiding shit??

So, next time you?re the Engineer on a project, and you wonder why your life seems like shit, just refer to the diagram.

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Lung cancer awareness month

By Wednesday, October 31, 2007 0 No tags Permalink 0

November is lung cancer awareness month.

Lung cancer is the most common cancer in the world with million new cases every year. The average time from diagnosis to death is just six months. The single most major risk factor for lung cancer is tobacco smoking, whether active or passive. Tobacco smoke is responsible for about 90% of lung cancers.
OMG.. i have to quit smoking my rokok daun now.. err stop to buy i mean.

What are the early signs and symptoms?

Teks Ucapan Dato' Nik Aziz di ECER

By Wednesday, October 31, 2007 5 No tags Permalink 0

Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim

“Sesungguhnya Allah menyuruh (kamu) berlaku adil dan berbuat kebajikan, memberi kepada kaum kerabat, dan Allah melarang dari perbuatan keji, kemungkaran dan permusuhan. Dia memberi pengajaran kepadamu agar kamu dapat mengambil pelajaran.” (Maksud Surah An Nahl: Ayat 90).

Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh dan Salam Sejahtera

Yang Amat Berhormat Dato’ Seri Abdullah bin Haji Ahmad Badawi Perdana Menteri Malaysia dan isteri;
Yang Amat Berhormat Dato’ Sri Adnan bin Haji Yaakob Menteri Besar Pahang;
Yang Amat Berhormat Dato’ Seri Haji Idris bin Jusoh Menteri Besar Terengganu;
Yang Amat Berhormat Dato’ Haji Abdul Ghani Othman Menteri Besar Johor;
YB Dato’ Seri Mohd. Effendi Norwawi Menteri di Jabatan Perdana Menteri;
Yang Berhormat Menteri-Menteri Kabinet;
Yang Berhormat Ahli-Ahli Parlimen Serta Ahli-Ahli Dewan Undangan Negeri;
Pegawai-Pegawai Tinggi Kerajaan Persekutuan Dan Kerajaan-Kerajaan Negeri;
Dif-Dif Kehormat;
Tuan-tuan dan puan-puan sekalian,

Haunted hotels

By Tuesday, October 30, 2007 6 No tags Permalink 0

The Historic Hotels of America, a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, has just released a list of stories from hotels offering “permanent” guests, from star-crossed lovers to loyal employees, who never checked out:

Stonehenge

By Monday, October 29, 2007 8 No tags Permalink 0

stonehenge

I went to Stonehenge (Salisbury, England) for the first time in June 1997. It rained a lot during our visit. Stonehenge is a truly ancient site, and I realized that where I was standing, someone else stood thousands of years ago.

An interview with Petronas..

By Monday, October 29, 2007 127 No tags Permalink 0

A week before raya, Petronas HR called and asked me to come for structural and technical interview in JB on 26th October 2007. I said OK, confirm I’ll attend the interview. I don’t like interviewing for jobs. I dislike being interviewed but how come I can get the job without this process.

Actually it was a 2nd step in job interview with Petronas after I went for screening interview at Hyatt, Kuantan during their walk in interview and Open Day.

Early morning on October 26, I drove to JB from Kemaman, reached Persada Convention Center at 12.30pm. Great, I met one of the Petronas staff who used to be my client since 10 years ago, at least I got some tips and guides how the interview will be conducted. Well he still recogised me.

The structural interview started at 3.00pm and finished at 4.30pm. It went very well. At least I felt very confident that I did well. The interviewers name, En Idris and En Dzul were so nice, so it was easy to speak with them. OK lah tu, aku passed structural interview. Success!

So I would like to share with you, in case you readers in the coming future go for the structural interview with Petronas.

Perokok itu umpama haiwan..

By Sunday, October 28, 2007 8 No tags Permalink 0

Aku setuju!

Mungkin ada yang memandang sinis dengan entry aku kali ini. Tak mengapa itu biasa. Syaikh Muhammad bin Shalih Al-Utsaimin dan Dr Yusuf Qardhawi sendiri ada mengeluarkan fatwa haram merokok ni atas pendapat masing-masing. Rasanya semua dah tahu dan aku tidak berniat untuk berdiscuss tentang fatwa mereka.

My memory with knight online

By Thursday, October 25, 2007 104 No tags Permalink 0

This game is, without a doubt, the best game I have ever played. This game was introduced to me by Blazerpahan, an engineer from Petronas Carigali. I started playing this back in October 2005 with human warrior named Klutklet.

The first few weeks I played I couldn’t get over how amazing this game was and I didn’t know how to stop this game! MYKO was the game I really had an addiction to. I was hooked, I loved to play, and did so at every opportunity. Then I created another character, Acunnya, the human female rouge.

knight-online

I still remember those nice noob parties back in Morodon killing those worms to get level. Those were the sweet memories to all Malaysian Knight Online players (MYKO), who started from level 1 until maximum level of 70.