App Store unauthorized charges

Reading Time: < 1 minute In my old job at the credit card 💳 co. I did support for a while and once I spent about 2 hours giving cardholder about 1.3 cents worth of US dollar. Today the roles reversed. Btw, Serenity said she was proud of me (assuming she was complementing I was the cool 😎 guy). What… Continue reading App Store unauthorized charges

Back to school

Reading Time: 2 minutes A checklist for Ladue school parents and guardians Buy school supplies; Meet the teacher / community night (bring school supplies if applicable): mainly say hi to teachers and staff, and for the kids to learn where are the classrooms etc. on 1st day; Adjust kids sleep routine: from summer (no school or no camp) schedule… Continue reading Back to school

Gifted Program at Ladue Schools

Reading Time: 6 minutes Some disclaimer: not district official doc. I believe each kid is unique, special and gifted in her / his own way. And for many parents / guardians they do sincerely believe their kids are the smartest. Years ago I think when my older daughter was probably 3 or 4 years old, at the preschool a… Continue reading Gifted Program at Ladue Schools

Weekly thought 01-22-2022

Reading Time: < 1 minute I listened to or watched a few interesting youtube video and or twitter space recently. The most significant one is the “storytelling”, I believe this is probably as important as “compounding effect” in investing and life time learning. Below is the youtube video, how to speak, by Prof Patrick Winston of MIT Twitter Space (how… Continue reading Weekly thought 01-22-2022

Teach kids programming

Reading Time: < 1 minute I am thinking about this, also there was an ask from two parents. Some of the things I think I can start at first class, also some of the things I am thinking about teaching (more systematic). Starter: raspberry pi (and micro bit), coder master (Sophia’s game), the lego technic motor sets (not coding but… Continue reading Teach kids programming

One set of source code – 12 factors app principle no. 1

Reading Time: 3 minutes For 12 factor application the No. 1 principle is one source code base. Today I was thinking about this topic: one sets of source code for one app, and use configuration for language, region or other different settings for different customers. And this reminded me of some of the articles I read (such as this… Continue reading One set of source code – 12 factors app principle no. 1

Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 2 minutes Downloaded Noobs image installer (imager_1.6.2) to Mac, unpack (or install) so that I have “Raspberry Pi Imager” on Mac, and then used it to create the bootable OS on the sd card using that software. After that insert the sd card to the appropriate slot on p3, also plugged in hdmi for monitor, and usb… Continue reading Raspberry Pi