Reading Time: 2 minutes As software developer finding and fixing the bugs (defects in software) is just a way of life. I have been debugging (find the cause) a tough problem lately. During debugging sometimes I wished I would have another job. But when I solved a real problem, the satisfaction can not be easily described by words. I
Reading Time: < 1 minute The link ends with * means you can not get access to it inside China, thanks to the GFW. Note all my links are non-political. blogroll: individual blogs; Kunwei is a good blog about things in Singapore and China, written by a “Haigui”.u WangJianshuo is a blog mostly about Shanghai, written by Wang Jian Shuo. He is busy now
Reading Time: < 1 minute I went to ice skating at Creve Coeur Ice Arena today. This is my second time skating on the real ice and this year’s first. Last year I did it at Forest Park. As I said in my another article I did more roller blade skating in recent years. But ice is more fun I
Reading Time: < 1 minute Went to the Giovanni’s on the hill last night, with a friend from Shanghai. This is the second time I visited the restraunts on the hill, and I almost got lost on Kingshighway. We arrived at the Giovanni’s a bit late because of other errands. My first impression is it’s a fairly formal restraunt, from
Reading Time: < 1 minute I added more pictures at my gallery. They are taken at some of my 2005 trips: Grand Canyon, Jiu Zhai Gou (and Shen Xian Chi), and Yosemite. There are also a few pictures I took on an afternoon trip along Missisipi River (near Alton, IL). I will also add some “Christmas lights” pictures at St.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Just as I was laughing at people put all the ice melt in the parking lots (thought they were wasting their time), St. Louis got her first snow this Winter. I will put up a picture very soon. Stay tuned. I took a drive in my lunch break. It’s fun to drive in the snow
Reading Time: < 1 minute I thought about going to Financial Field recently. More accurately, I am going to apply for Financial Engineering programs in the US and Canada starting next Fall. I already took the GRE (the last time I took before this one was Fall 1996) and was working on my “Statement of Purpose”. It turns out more
Reading Time: 2 minutes STL stands for different things for differene people. For frequent air travellers, STL is the airport code for Lambert St. Louis International Airport. And I believe this is most widely used meaning. For C++ programmers (I am proud to be one of them), STL stands for Standard Template Library, which is a very widely used