A Journey into Time

This post is about how misconfigured time can affect the Linux operating system and lead to unexpected results. Also I’ll share some thoughts on how to get it right. In this specific example, the Linux distribution is CentOS 7. Components Involved RTC – real time clock. It is sometimes called hardware clock, can be set… Continue reading A Journey into Time

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Trello – Great Collaboration and Project Mangement Tool

Recently my organization started to use Trello to track our projects. We already had many tools to help manage our ongoing/planned projects and related issues. We even developed several tools ourselves to do various jobs such as time tracking, request queue processing, etc. I was a little resistent when they let me put my projects… Continue reading Trello – Great Collaboration and Project Mangement Tool

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Book Stand/Holder

Although many books are already available for read on Kindle, some books still don’t have a Kindle version. And for some books with lots of graphs/tables are not very well organized on Kindle. Microeconomics is an example. The Kindle version’s price is nearly the same high as paperback, so why do people buy the Kindle… Continue reading Book Stand/Holder

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Mac Needs More Love from Chrome

Google just announced a Chrome extension listing page featuring web development tools on both Google webmaster central blog and Google code blog. At first glance I was quite excited to see some extensions similar to the ones I had been using in Firefox. I tried them one by one – Measureit!, View Selection Source, Eye… Continue reading Mac Needs More Love from Chrome

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