Earn up to 75,000 AA miles for new Citi AAdvantage card holder

Reading Time: < 1 minute (Update 02-10-2011) The previous link expired. Try this new link if interested. One difference is they requires one spend $4000 in first 6 months to get the full 75,000 miles. Good luck! (Update 09-17-2010) I got the 75,000 AA miles. (Update 8-19-2010) Received the Citi Platinum Select /AAdvantage Visa Signature card today, called and verified… Continue reading Earn up to 75,000 AA miles for new Citi AAdvantage card holder

My random thoughts on Las Vegas, software

Reading Time: < 1 minute I was in Las Vegas this week, attending a technology (software) conference. One tip to share at the beginning: Google Free Wifi at LAS airport. It appears my Boingo service does not have wifi spot here, but Google provided free Wifi during holidays until Jan 15. They even have some “google colored” bean shaped couch… Continue reading My random thoughts on Las Vegas, software

Back to STL

Reading Time: 2 minutes I got all the fun of driving in Boston traffic during rush hour. It took me more than an hour driving from Waltham to Boston Logan, and my Garmin 755T GPS helped this time. One thing I noticed in Boston is driving is a lot more hectic than in the River city. People won’t yield… Continue reading Back to STL

Pros, Cons and Tips of GPS

Reading Time: < 1 minute I am using a Garmin 755T GPS to nagivate Boston. This is my 3rd trip using GPS. The first one was Chicago trip before July 4th. Pros Recalculating when I took the wrong road; Cons Dependency on GPS, so I will not read maps in the future? One more thing to pay attention besides road… Continue reading Pros, Cons and Tips of GPS

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Harvard Square

Reading Time: 2 minutes Went to Harvard Square this evening, took some pictures (the quality is not as great as I liked, but you know it’s Harvard). (Harvard Theater) (Harvard Square, Sumner’s statue)

Going to Boston today

Reading Time: < 1 minute That would be exciting thing 10 years back, when I was still a college junkie. It still will be interesting, at least I plan to visit Harvard Square, where Paul Allen met with Bill Gates (in 1976?) and said: “We got to start this (computer business), this thing (computer revolution) is happening without us.” We… Continue reading Going to Boston today

Visit Chicago: II

Reading Time: 3 minutes We are back from Chicago. Visited the Premium mall (near Aurora) yesterday, and was quite impressed. This was my first trip to the Aurora mall, and I was surprised to see so many premium brands and shoppers (esp. the crowds at Coach store). Judging by the size of crowds in the mall, it seems the… Continue reading Visit Chicago: II

Visit Chicago: I

Reading Time: 2 minutes We came to the windy city yesterday, and today we visited quite a few places: Michigan Ave. (magnificent mile), Millennium Park, Art Institute (outside, no inside tour yet), Navy Pier, China Town. All with the 3 day CTA pass and CTA train/bus. I did not totally forget about stock market yet. This noon when I… Continue reading Visit Chicago: I

Visited Detroit this week

Reading Time: < 1 minute I was in Detroit last Wed and Thur. When I was leaving the client site, I heard famous actress Fawcett died from cancer. Shortly after I came back, I heard from NPR that Michael Jackson passed away. That was a shocker. I remember watching a lot Michael Jackson’s MTV back in early 1990s, when I… Continue reading Visited Detroit this week