Category: Life

Reading Time: 4 minutes (Update 06-05-2023) I bought a used Herman Miller Aeron classic from an office that’s closed down, near where I live. I feel good about it so far. The other day I just realized this thing is heavy, about 48 pounds per Amazon. Btw, I found this PDF adjustment guide from the Herman Miller website too.

May 19, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes Google search: 不在国人里面扎堆 (不在华人里面扎堆): this talked about the Chinese students abroad like to confine among themselves, in terms of social interaction etc. I can sense it when I saw my niece was here for her high school and undergraduate study. Recently I realized some Chinese parents like to gather among Chinese parents as well. It’s

February 20, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes When I was in the 5th grade in village elementary school, once a teacher said to my dad (they probably knew each other): your son (me) can go to a technical school (they are like technical high school), but he needs to work harder if he wants to be admitted to college/university. This is a

February 11, 2023

Reading Time: 4 minutes Car accident is probably much more frequent than shooting in the US. But the latter usually gets more news coverage and much more attention. Here in St. Louis we know the shooting situation is bad. But the car accident and car/pedestrian accident are bad too. (Update 27-Feb-2023) This one got national attention recently: ‘I can

February 10, 2023

Reading Time: 3 minutes Something random came to my mind the other day. I think overall our middle schools, high schools and some colleges *may* have emphasized too much on sports, especially team sports. I can see that from the NCAA Division I sports, basketball and football, etc. The reason I am saying that is twofold. We have limited

February 1, 2023

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nike AirMax 270 This afternoon Serenity told me #Nike #Airmax 270 is the most popular shoe at LMS. Good stock tip. I cannot wait to buy $NKE on Tuesday morning. || Btw, she said it’s overpriced and doesn’t really care: similar attitude to the #Lulelemon 🙂 The war against drugs seems backfired, from YouTube video.

January 15, 2023

Reading Time: 3 minutes American healthcare systems are probably the most convoluted healthcare system in the world. The US probably has the world most advanced medical device and pharmaceuticals industry, many brilliant doctors and great hospitals, e.g., the BJC hospital in the St. Louis area, which is one of the top research hospital in the USA. At the same

November 19, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes I am trying to keep fit and I have been doing this for a while (before pandemic). This includes both the physical fit, weight and most recently, the iPhone addiction. Also as the weather is getting colder, and I am thinking doing a bit more swimming. Last but not least, I am thinking slowly going

November 15, 2022

Reading Time: < 1 minute The three legacy social networks 🙂 I have been using the 3 for a while, since 2008 to be precise. I started using LinkedIn after I switched job in Nov 2008 (amid financial crisis), because I realized I want to look for a developer job quickly after I jumped ship. I cannot remember the reasons

October 30, 2022
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