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Basic education needed for uncertain future occupation

Basic education needed for uncertain future occupation

We fear that artificial intelligence - AI - will be taking away jobs from us in a big way. Although ... Read More
AI and the destruction of human kind

AI and the destruction of human kind

We've seen a number of the intelligentsia, entrepreneurs and celebrities warn us of the threat of Artificial Intelligence. Pop culture ... Read More
Creating 21st century ready jobs and new wealth creation

Creating 21st century ready jobs and new wealth creation

We live at a time when the cost of living continues to increase. More importantly, increases in household income are ... Read More

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Be the change that you wish to see in the world. Mahatma Gandhi on change ... Read More
Resistance is futile. But perhaps resilience and being able to adapt isn't.

Resistance is futile. But perhaps resilience and being able to adapt isn’t.

In Star Trek The Next Generation, the relentless Borg collective travelled through space to assimilate various civilisations into the single ... Read More
Disruptions facing us, we need to be ready, and make it better for all of us.

Disruptions facing us, we need to be ready, and make it better for all of us.

We've seen that the world we know today will change significantly, disrupted even. What is uncertain is the pace and ... Read More
What is organisation culture? What are the dimensions to culture?

What is organisation culture? What are the dimensions to culture?

Organisation culture is quite hard to define. Many seem to agree that organisation culture refers to the organisations' values, beliefs, ... Read More
3 reasons why innovation is the only way out of this rut

3 reasons why innovation is the only way out of this rut

The world is changing so quickly that whatever we know now is quite simply out of date already. What got ... Read More
Cool hipster place at one|half & awesome canteen in Taman Paramount PJ

Cool hipster place at one|half & awesome canteen in Taman Paramount PJ

Thanks to our hipster 16 year old daughter, we found these stores in Taman Paramount, Petaling Jaya - called "one|half" ... Read More
The long journey to success is a journey of personal growth and change

The long journey to success is a journey of personal growth and change

Many things we do that is meaningful, is never easy. Often we will face significant challenges, make mistakes and create ... Read More
Hate the bell curve? Try this framework for a new performance model

Hate the bell curve? Try this framework for a new performance model

Management always talk about creating a performance culture. To achieve the above, we see the implementation of performance management tools ... Read More
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Don’t limit empowerment. But create accountability by having transparency

I often have discussions around the issue of accountability at work. My work deals with establishment of limits of authorities, ... Read More
innovation and management

12 principles of highly adaptable, ethical and performing organisations

As a member of the Beyond Budgeting Roundtable (BBRT) I have been studying management activities that encouraged or impeded performance ... Read More
If you want innovation, you have to encourage independent thought

If you want innovation, you have to encourage independent thought

We live in an age where technology, customer expectations, and markets shift rapidly. Sticking with dogma and age old ideas, ... Read More

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Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and ... Read More
We need fewer detailed rules, and more common sense

We need fewer detailed rules, and more common sense

Over the past few weeks, I've been in debates with my colleagues on the subject and merits of detailed rules ... Read More
There is a painful paradox in trying to separately optimise every part of a firm

There is a painful paradox in trying to separately optimise every part of a firm

Firms work on the basis of the interaction between different people, or groups of people. No single person in an ... Read More
Throw out the annual target setting scheme, it's disconnected to strategy anyway.

Throw out the annual target setting scheme, it’s disconnected to strategy anyway.

Again and again, we wrestle with the disconnect between strategy and our performance measurement systems. Often our strategy is aimed ... Read More
The problem with performance management systems

The problem with performance management systems

Most performance management systems tend to be very rigid and often creates dissatisfaction and dysfunctional behaviours amongst employees. These are ... Read More
thefazz.com interests

Welcome to my website

Hello visitor. Thank you for your interest in my website. Feel free to share interests in topics with me. Most ... Read More
Holistic assessment of children's progress

Holistic assessment of children’s progress

Are exams the best way to help children develop? This is a big question. I find that exams based assessment ... Read More
Strengthening governance in entrepreneural firms

Strengthening governance in entrepreneural firms

As entrepreneur organisations grow in size, it is often very difficult for the founders (who are often owners) of the ... Read More
Ingredients for innovation

Ingredients for innovation

innovation is not a set of procedures or rules. innovation comes from a set of conditions put in place to ... Read More
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Evason / Six Senses resorts & spa – great places to unwind

A few years back my company organised a meeting at the Evason Six Senses resorts & spa in Phuket. I ... Read More
Resignation as an adult

Resignation as an adult

found this on the 'Net. looks silly, but it has a deep meaning. i like it.... Subject: Resignation To whom ... Read More
Best customer complaint letter ever

Best customer complaint letter ever

This complaint letter has been floating around the 'Net for a while now, but it still has got to be ... Read More
The Secret of BMW's Success

The Secret of BMW’s Success

Another BMW success article. source: http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/06_42/b4005078.htm The Secret of BMW's Success BMW's reputation for innovation can be traced to its ... Read More
BMW Designworks USA - driven by design

BMW Designworks USA – driven by design

Yet another BMW article on Business Week to add to the collection. Source: http://www.businessweek.com/autos/content/oct2006/bw20061005_473123.htm BMW by Design BMW's California-based Designworks ... Read More
BMW's dream factory

BMW’s dream factory

Found this article on the net... source: http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/06_42/b4005072.htm?chan=top+news_top+news+index_top+story BMW's Dream Factory Sharing the wealth, listening to even the lowest-ranking workers, ... Read More
The new no compromise E92 M3 GTS - born for the track, live on the road

The new no compromise E92 M3 GTS – born for the track, live on the road

BMW recently announced the M3 GTS pure race track car. When they cancelled the M3 CSL, we did not know ... Read More
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Eid Mubarak to all of you great people. Selamat Hari Raya. Maaf Zahir Batin.

it's just one day before the aidil fitri celebration and the last day of ramadhan. now we have completed a ... Read More
I need to sleep better.

I need to sleep better.

I have been wondering why i never feel i have enough sleep. as it turns out, i tend to be ... Read More
Useful CSS Links for reference

Useful CSS Links for reference

The following are useful CSS resources & references: CSS overview World Wide Web Consortium provides the one-stop reference and guidelines ... Read More
Albert Einstein quotes

Albert Einstein quotes

Something found on the net: [Note: This list of Einstein quotes was being forwarded around the Internet in e-mail, so ... Read More
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should I convert to wordpress?

I have been a long time drupal user for my websites. I've always considered wordpress as the other alternative but ... Read More
The subject of corporate innovation from BNET

The subject of corporate innovation from BNET

one of the projects i am working on is putting together a framework for corporate innovation. one thing's for sure, ... Read More
education 2.0: using social media technology to build collaborative education communities

education 2.0: using social media technology to build collaborative education communities

what the education system in malaysia needs today is more empowerment. empower.... ...teachers with the ability to develop and share ... Read More
leadership in a self organising world

leadership in a self organising world

Harrison Owen - Talk I - Leadership in a Self-Organizing World from Harold Shinsato on Vimeo. we live in a ... Read More
How Simplicity Can Help Creativity, Briefly

How Simplicity Can Help Creativity, Briefly

source site - How Simplicity Can Help Creativity, Briefly The judicious application of simplicity can help someone to create, whether ... Read More
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Official Debut: MINI Coupe Concept

source site - Official Debut: MINI Coupe Concept yet again, BMW has come up with another mouth watering concept. this ... Read More
BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept - green & mean

BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept – green & mean

BMW has followed up the M1 homage concept with a daring green and mean concept car. In one go, this ... Read More
updating the site to drupal 6

updating the site to drupal 6

i recently updated this site to drupal 6. it was a fairly delicate task. i had to follow a few ... Read More
80s British comic nostalgia

80s British comic nostalgia

I grew up reading a bunch of comics. I initially started with the Marvel / DC types, then moved on ... Read More
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Artist Renderings: BMW S.X. Concept

source site - Artist Renderings: BMW S.X. Concept The BMW world doesn’t suffer from lack of rendering artists - some ... Read More
BMW Sportscar Concept Study

BMW Sportscar Concept Study

source site - BMW Sportscar Concept Study Creativity of some car fans never ceases to amaze me. In the past ... Read More
Seth Godin on Tribes we lead

Seth Godin on Tribes we lead

source - Seth Godin on the tribes we lead | Video on TED.com Some of the most basic things regarding ... Read More
Home & web design

Home & web design

Today was a bit of a busy day. started with some discussions on some home design with ju, hijaz and ... Read More
Video: The Black Stig is back, emerges from the ocean after 6 years

Video: The Black Stig is back, emerges from the ocean after 6 years

source site - Video: The Black Stig is back, emerges from the ocean after 6 years A press release was ... Read More
Battlestar Galactica: The Timeline

Battlestar Galactica: The Timeline

source site - IGN: Battlestar Galactica: The Timeline -- Day 1 one complaint that is often heard from newcomers to ... Read More
Bill Gates' new mission: Saving lives

Bill Gates’ new mission: Saving lives

source site - TG Daily - Bill Gates' new mission: Saving lives When you already have transformed the way the ... Read More
Woody Norris invents cutting edge sonic devices

Woody Norris invents cutting edge sonic devices

source site - Woody Norris invents amazing things | Video on TED.com Woody Norris shows off two of his inventions ... Read More
Jamais Cascio: Tools for building a better world

Jamais Cascio: Tools for building a better world

We all want to make the world better -- but how? Jamais Cascio looks at some specific tools and techniques ... Read More
The Boy With The Incredible Brain

The Boy With The Incredible Brain

source site - The Boy With The Incredible Brain Daniel Tammet is a boy with extraordinary mental abilities and one ... Read More
BMW RZ-M6 based on M1 Hommage

BMW RZ-M6 based on M1 Hommage

source site - BMW RZ-M6 based on M1 Hommage A small independent body styling company, Racer X Design, decided to ... Read More
11 Movies for Geeks to Look Out for in 2009

11 Movies for Geeks to Look Out for in 2009

source site - Avatar, Watchmen, Wolverine and More - Movies for Geeks to Look Out for in 2009 - Popular ... Read More
ROTTEN TOMATOES: Ten Sci-Fi Flicks for the Thinking Man

ROTTEN TOMATOES: Ten Sci-Fi Flicks for the Thinking Man

source site - ROTTEN TOMATOES: Ten Sci-Fi Flicks for the Thinking Man Unless you've been living in a cave for ... Read More
2009 Movie Preview: 30 Fantastic Movies To Watch (Or Avoid) This Year

2009 Movie Preview: 30 Fantastic Movies To Watch (Or Avoid) This Year

source site - 2009 Movie Preview: 30 Fantastic Movies To Watch (Or Avoid) This Year Is this the greatest time ... Read More
The 25 Most Anticipated Movies of 2009

The 25 Most Anticipated Movies of 2009

source site - The 25 Most Anticipated Movies of 2009 | Film School Rejects Over the past few weeks we’ve ... Read More
Fasten Your Seatbelts - Forward the Future

Fasten Your Seatbelts – Forward the Future

source site - Fasten Your Seatbelts - washingtonpost.com When the present promises only economic hardship and political upheaval, what does ... Read More
Pivotal role in raising children

Pivotal role in raising children

source site - Pivotal role RAISING children is a paradoxical task. It starts out really hard for parents who want ... Read More
Mind-Shattering Novels of Philip K. Dick

Mind-Shattering Novels of Philip K. Dick

source site - Science Fiction and Fantasy Reading Experience: Mind-Shattering Novels of Philip K. Dick As we look forward to ... Read More
Scientists plan to ignite tiny man-made star

Scientists plan to ignite tiny man-made star

source site - Scientists plan to ignite tiny man-made star - Telegraph While it has seemed an impossible goal for ... Read More
What Is Google App Engine?

What Is Google App Engine?

source site - What Is Google App Engine? - Google App Engine - Google Code Google App Engine lets you ... Read More
Picture perfect storm: Photographs capture the terrifying beauty of clouds gathering over Greenland

Picture perfect storm: Photographs capture the terrifying beauty of clouds gathering over Greenland

source site - The picture perfect storm: Photographs capture the terrifying beauty of clouds gathering over Greenland | Mail Online ... Read More

YouTube – Amazing BMW commercial about innovation

source site - YouTube - Amazing BMW commercial "The walls between art and engineering only exists in our mind"... Kinetic ... Read More
BMW's green supercar

BMW’s green supercar

source site - Autocar - BMW's green supercar BMW is exploring a plan to build what a senior company official ... Read More
7 Ingredients Of Good Corporate Design

7 Ingredients Of Good Corporate Design

source site - 7 Ingredients Of Good Corporate Design | How-To | Smashing Magazine It’s hard to define design. We ... Read More
Can BMW and Mercedes-Benz Put Rivalry Aside to Take on the VW Group?

Can BMW and Mercedes-Benz Put Rivalry Aside to Take on the VW Group?

source site - Can BMW and Mercedes-Benz Put Rivalry Aside to Take on the VW Group? | Automotive News Blog ... Read More
People Love Angry-Faced Cars

People Love Angry-Faced Cars

source site - People Love Angry-Faced Cars | LiveScience If a Toyota Prius just looks too friendly for your tastes, ... Read More
How to Persuade People With Subconscious Techniques - wikiHow

How to Persuade People With Subconscious Techniques – wikiHow

source site - How to Persuade People With Subconscious Techniques - wikiHow Persuasiveness is one of the most important skills ... Read More
Zen Moments - the great power of small things

Zen Moments – the great power of small things

source site - Zen Moments - the great power of small things source article - The Cab Ride I’ll Never ... Read More
17 Online Free Web Based Applications That You Probably Love To Use!

17 Online Free Web Based Applications That You Probably Love To Use!

source site - 17 Online Free Web Based Applications That You Probably Love To Use! - Opensource, Free and Useful ... Read More
10 sci-fi technologies that just might happen

10 sci-fi technologies that just might happen

source site - 10 sci-fi technologies that just might happen | Geekend | TechRepublic.com My buddies at SFSignal pointed me ... Read More
Presentation: pitching to VCs

Presentation: pitching to VCs

David rose gives a very quick run through on what makes a good presentation to VCs. his talk is also ... Read More
How NOT to Use PowerPoint

How NOT to Use PowerPoint

source site - Bold Leaps: How NOT to Use PowerPoint Have you ever sat thru a presentation that used PowerPoint ... Read More
Is education killing creativity?

Is education killing creativity?

source site - Presentation Zen: Is education killing creativity? British reporter Riz Khan put together a nice 20 minute interview ... Read More
BMW or Mercedes Benz? US survey results.

BMW or Mercedes Benz? US survey results.

source site - Insurance Blog, Home Insurance Blog, Life Insurance, InsWeb Insurance Blog Have you ever pondered that question? If ... Read More
Observing Ramadan - Boston.com

Observing Ramadan – Boston.com

source site - Observing Ramadan - The Big Picture - Boston.com Muslim faithful throughout the world are currently observing the ... Read More
Synchronising Any Desktop Calendar with Google Calendar

Synchronising Any Desktop Calendar with Google Calendar

source site - Google Calendar: How to Sync Any Desktop Calendar with Google Calendar As of yesterday's announcement of CalDAV ... Read More
CleanTechnica: Blogs about technology inspired by nature

CleanTechnica: Blogs about technology inspired by nature

source site - CleanTechnica - Technology Inspired By Nature A fresh, up-to-date perspective on the latest trends in clean tech ... Read More
Internet tools to help you never forget anything again

Internet tools to help you never forget anything again

source site - How to Never Forget Anything Again - The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss The human brain is ... Read More
Sleep Dealer - indie sci-fi to watch

Sleep Dealer – indie sci-fi to watch

source site - Sleep Dealer Trailer Hits - Movie News - Latest Movie Reviews and trailers If you're a fan ... Read More
Cooling global temperatures

Cooling global temperatures

source site - Image: global cooling idea Aside from doing this to reduce global warming, can this technique be used ... Read More
P2P coming to YouTube - content delivery by P2P

P2P coming to YouTube – content delivery by P2P

source site: P2P is coming to YouTube It looks like the idea of a P2P-powered YouTube is finally becoming reality, ... Read More
The Most Accurate (and Inaccurate) Predictions About Homes of the Future

The Most Accurate (and Inaccurate) Predictions About Homes of the Future

source site - Chart Porn: The Most Accurate (and Inaccurate) Predictions About Homes of the Future For decades, scifi movies ... Read More
Cal Scientists: One Step Closer To Spiderman-Like Substance

Cal Scientists: One Step Closer To Spiderman-Like Substance

source site - Cal Scientists: One Step Closer To Spiderman-Like Substance - News Story - KNTV | San Francisco According ... Read More
BMW Ranked Most Sustainable Automaker

BMW Ranked Most Sustainable Automaker

source site - BMW Ranked Most Sustainable Automaker | Green Blog & Discussion at Automobile Magazine and BMW Group is ... Read More
9 Over-the-Top Luxury Swimming Pools

9 Over-the-Top Luxury Swimming Pools

source site - 9 Over-the-Top Luxury Swimming Pools | WebUrbanist Design takes on a whole new meaning when it involves ... Read More
Peter Hirshberg on TV and the web | Video on TED.com

Peter Hirshberg on TV and the web | Video on TED.com

source site - Peter Hirshberg on TV and the web | Video on TED.com In this absorbing look at emerging ... Read More
Monticello Motor Club, USA - A Country Club Paradise For Racing

Monticello Motor Club, USA – A Country Club Paradise For Racing

source site - A Driver's Paradise - A Country Club For Racing - AutoSpies Auto News I read about a ... Read More

Big Buck Bunny on Vimeo

source site - Big Buck Bunny on Vimeo Big Buck Bunny tells the story of a giant rabbit with a ... Read More
Cool flash clock

Cool flash clock

source site - [ timebeat ] this is a nice rendition of a clock using flash ... Read More
BBC - Science & Nature - Sex ID

BBC – Science & Nature – Sex ID

source site - BBC - Science & Nature - Sex ID Some researchers say that men can have 'women's brains' ... Read More
Sci-fi aliens for Spore

Sci-fi aliens for Spore

source site - Best of Spore Creature Creator - Top 5 Sci-Fi Aliens in Spore - Popular Mechanics Spore is ... Read More
Musical tastes in tune with who you are

Musical tastes in tune with who you are

source site - Musical tastes in tune with who you are Fans of heavy metal music are gentle, creative people ... Read More

The rise of collaboration in economic value creation

Again at TED.com, one of my favourite websites, Yoshai Benkler talks about the rise of collaboration in economic activities resulting ... Read More
Robotic technological progress

Robotic technological progress

We often marvel how computing technology has progressed over the years. I remember about 20 years ago, most home computers ... Read More
Top 10 scientific breakthroughs of 2007

Top 10 scientific breakthroughs of 2007

Wired online magazine did an article on the top 10 scientific breakthroughs of 2007 recently. Welcome to the first annual ... Read More
Best notebook concept ideas

Best notebook concept ideas

i like this article which demonstrates some of the near future notebook designs. As an example, have a look at ... Read More
The fantastic BMW Welt (world)

The fantastic BMW Welt (world)

The newly opened BMW Welt is one fantastic place for car (and in particular BMW) fans. I found the auto ... Read More
BMW 1 series tii concept

BMW 1 series tii concept

how is this for a completely mental concept from BMW.... the 1 series tii. this is looking so cool i ... Read More
7 steps to inspiring leadership

7 steps to inspiring leadership

This is something i picked up today.... The Seven Secrets of Inspiring Leaders Thursday October 11, 8:08 am ET By ... Read More
Thoughts on leadership & success

Thoughts on leadership & success

after my talk with the kids, i started thinking of what attributes i needed to help develop in my kids ... Read More
Learning: the need to relentlessly acquire knowledge

Learning: the need to relentlessly acquire knowledge

i had a long talk with my kids today. much of this was with the intent of creating an understanding ... Read More
The classic BMW 507

The classic BMW 507

The 507 is one of the most beautiful classic BMW's ever. It is therefore good to see a well maintained ... Read More
Gran Turismo 5 (hi-def) for the PS3

Gran Turismo 5 (hi-def) for the PS3

Once again, Polyphony has produced what looks like the mother of all console racing simulators with the upcoming Gran Turismo ... Read More
Hilarious Darth Vader parodies

Hilarious Darth Vader parodies

Never thought that Darth Vader could be so witty. LOL. Darth SmartAlec: The wheezing musician: Never use answer your cellphone ... Read More
The amazing Cirque du Soleil

The amazing Cirque du Soleil

I saw the show on TV during the raya holidays. I am truly impressed by the abilities of the performers ... Read More
Top 50 dystopian movies of all time

Top 50 dystopian movies of all time

I found this site which collects the top movies that prophecies a dystopian future. dystopia is the opposite of utopia ... Read More
dancer

What kind of person are you?

According to an article in the Perth Now, most people will see this dancer moving counter-clockwise because they use more ... Read More
The 2008 E92 BMW M3 (V8)

The 2008 E92 BMW M3 (V8)

The new 2008 BMW M3 is a breathtaking beast. This site shows a bit of why it is so... http://content.bmwusa.com/microsite/2008M3/index.html ... Read More
One laptop per child project

One laptop per child project

The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project got me excite about a year back when I saw Nicholas Negroponte's video ... Read More
Creative pictures and actions

Creative pictures and actions

I thought this site has some fairly cool pictures. http://www.linkinn.com/_Dream_of_Flying_Pictures ... Read More
Cultural gaps in our society

Cultural gaps in our society

I am in a cultural analysis mood today. One other cultural phenomenon often cited is the moral degradation of our ... Read More
The problems in present day society

The problems in present day society

The recent tragedy of Nurin Jazlin Jazimin, 8 years old (al-fatihah) gave me cause to think about the society we ... Read More
BMW: most improved environmental performance

BMW: most improved environmental performance

With the launch of the BMW Hydrogen 7, the exciting X6 Efficient Dynamics Active Hybrid and the brace of clean ... Read More
Photoshop tutorials

Photoshop tutorials

Over the years, I have been doodling with website designing, both from the coding (HTML, perl, PHP etc) as well ... Read More
Philip K Dick and The Blade Runner

Philip K Dick and The Blade Runner

I remember Blade Runner when it was launch. I was in Tokyo and at the same was E.T. Like everybody's ... Read More
The Lotus 2-eleven. I want.

The Lotus 2-eleven. I want.

Some raw stats of the 2eleven: Performance 0-60 mph 3.8 secs (estimated) 0-100 km/h 3.9 secs (estimated) 0-100 mph 9.1 ... Read More
The KTM X-Bow - why can't we have cars like these in Malaysia?

The KTM X-Bow – why can’t we have cars like these in Malaysia?

Oh yet another "naked car" like the Ariel Atom 2, the Lotus 2eleven and the Caparo T1. My mouth is ... Read More
A good collection of Calvin & Hobbes comic strips

A good collection of Calvin & Hobbes comic strips

I love Calvin & Hobbes. The characters have this very interesting perspective on life and concepts. This site has some ... Read More
Cool and creative advertisements

Cool and creative advertisements

I found some really cool & subtle advertisements which i think is very classy ... Read More
The most versatile 4 letter word

The most versatile 4 letter word

I'll leave it to you to find out for yourself. Very funny ... Read More
The changing face of women in hollywood films

The changing face of women in hollywood films

http://www.idkwtf.com/videos/latest-videos/women-in-film This is a nice video montage of the morphing faces of women in hollywood films. all in b&w, but ... Read More
Site with some interesting photos / images

Site with some interesting photos / images

This guy has an interesting collection of edited photos which i think is rather cool (some risque). sort interesting artwork ... Read More
Online virtual reality game or universe? Either way it is extremely cool!

Online virtual reality game or universe? Either way it is extremely cool!

First check this clip out. http://www.entropiauniverse.com/movies/crytechflash/CRYENGINE_DEMO.html This is Entropia Universe. This is what the site says about the game / ... Read More
Caparo T1 - 01

Caparo T1 – too fast too furious, damn cool

This is another of the really cool racing cars for the road. I like this one. The Caparo T1 has ... Read More
BMW 335i vs Audi S5

BMW 335i vs Audi S5

What is a day of posting without a BMW story? Well here it is - the BMW 335i vs the ... Read More
Retro style modern day technology?

Retro style modern day technology?

I like this one on retro technology... http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid452319854?bctid=1135486277 ... Read More

Subliminal messages. Overcoming the hardsell

This is an interesting experiment on subliminal messaging. Check out this video as it speaks for itself ... Read More
Google rule #1: Don't be evil

Google rule #1: Don’t be evil

Here is a collection of things that Google does in the office. Well, i need not tell you that Google ... Read More
Phones to be and stay connected - good or bad?

Phones to be and stay connected – good or bad?

Technology today is changing at a hectic pace. Keeping up is causing me breathlessness. Damn, I must commit to some ... Read More
Amazing photosynth technology

Amazing photosynth technology

I found this incredibly amazing technology which is able to put a massive number of images together and link each ... Read More
Malaysian management. Road to wealth?

Malaysian management. Road to wealth?

Where are our heroes today? Or more importantly, WHO are our heroes today? I am asking you - the ordinary ... Read More
Still the best supercar ever made

Still the best supercar ever made

I recently read a good article about the McLaren F1. This article got me all excited about the car all ... Read More
The future of computing interfaces? Microsoft announces Surface computing

The future of computing interfaces? Microsoft announces Surface computing

One of the most exciting technology announcements recently is Microsoft's Surface computing. Check out microsoft's site. In a nutshell this ... Read More
BMW to buy Volvo from Ford?

BMW to buy Volvo from Ford?

A particularly interesting piece of news circulating the automotive business world at the moment is the stories that BMW is ... Read More
The YouTube generation cannot be ignored

The YouTube generation cannot be ignored

i have long advocated that local organisations explore the use of internet to drive the development of content in the ... Read More
BMW CS Coupe concept - fantastico!

BMW CS Coupe concept – fantastico!

BMW will soon be introducing a new concept 4 door coupe. This is BMW's response to the Merc CLS. However, ... Read More

Sabine Schmitz driving the M5 ring-taxi (view from 911 GT)

This is a most awesome video clip of Nordschleife specialist, Sabine Schmitz (yeah the gal who drove the stripped down ... Read More
BMW shorties

BMW shorties

Recently BMW Malaysia concluded the "BMW Shorties" competition gaining 74 entries. The initiative was perhaps a welcome injection into the ... Read More
Courses for toilet cleaning

Courses for toilet cleaning

Are we truly bad when it comes to toilet cleanliness? Regardless this, it would appear that some quarters believe that ... Read More
Project one laptop per child

Project one laptop per child

A friend of mine shared the following link. http://www.netevents.tv/docuplayer.asp?docid=75 It is an interesting coverage of the one laptop per child ... Read More

Web 2.0 in a nutshell

a lot has been said about web 2.0. what is it? in short it is about exploiting the technology of ... Read More
I don't know why I love BMW's, but I do... check this out

I don’t know why I love BMW’s, but I do… check this out

For me, BMW always makes cars for the driving enthusiast in mind. They call themselves the Ultimate Driving Machines. It's ... Read More
Lat's kampung boy goes to USA

Lat’s kampung boy goes to USA

I read today's NST cover on Lat's Kampung Boy debuting in the USA with a warm feeling. Well done to ... Read More
BMW Z4 coupe vs Audi TT

BMW Z4 coupe vs Audi TT

This is a fun looking head to head battle between the Z4 coupe and the TT. As ever the british ... Read More
Great f1 clip from 1997

Great f1 clip from 1997

This is a great video clip from the 1997 season - the last season f1 cars were on slick tyres ... Read More
My projects: problems with multi drupal sites install

My projects: problems with multi drupal sites install

I post this on the drupal website at http://drupal.org/node/91684 I have posted a couple of requests for support on the ... Read More
Danke Michael

Danke Michael

originally posted by TheFazz on my-kart.org: The F1 career of the most successful formula one driver of all time is ... Read More
Spider-man 3

Spider-man 3

Whilst I am at the movies.... here's a short teaser from Spider-man 3. The first two films were both excellent ... Read More
Frank Miller's 300

Frank Miller’s 300

Anybody who reads batman and daredevil graphic novels will know the name Frank Miller. It has been a while however ... Read More
Congrats to A1 Team Malaysia & Alex Yoong!

Congrats to A1 Team Malaysia & Alex Yoong!

Congratulations to Alex Yoong and A1 Team Malaysia for winning the second round of the 06/07 A1GP season at Brno ... Read More
YouTube and the dilemma of its business model

YouTube and the dilemma of its business model

Internet ventures have long been a phenomena that is very difficult to understand. On one hand, the internet or the ... Read More
Peugeot on the prowl

Peugeot on the prowl

The french of late have been coming out with some radical car designs. The recent Paris motorshow saw the unveiling ... Read More
Time to move to space?

Time to move to space?

I didn't realise that there was such a thing as a space conference. Found this on a Wired article in ... Read More
The ultimate secure homes

The ultimate secure home

We all are pretty concerned about home safety in all aspects: security, disasters etc. But would you buy a house ... Read More
Help me, I'm swamped

Help me, I’m swamped

It has been a long while since I updated my blog. Things have been extreme for me for some time ... Read More
Is Bryan Singer the best superhero director?

Is Bryan Singer the best superhero director?

The new "Superman Returns" film is currently garnering positive reviews. What is interesting is that the film is directed by ... Read More
A blown tyre and a ride with Kah Beng

A blown tyre and a ride with Kah Beng

A bit of an eventful day today. Caught the first half of the Germany vs Costa Rica match and did ... Read More
Villeneuve and the racing legacy

Villeneuve and the racing legacy

I found some good collection of Villeneuve racing videos at YouTube. Check out some of the fantastic stuff there. The ... Read More
Out of the box: Wherefore the MSC?

Out of the box: Wherefore the MSC?

I came across a BBC article on the MSC, and felt the need to say my two sen worth. Ten ... Read More
Lost - the theories

Lost – the theories

Many of you know that I am a TV series freak. One of the series which I follow is ABC's ... Read More
Taking a break at Tanjung Jara

Taking a break at Tanjung Jara

It's nice to have a break. Totally unwind and away from emails, telephones and work. Tanjung Jara is the perfect ... Read More
Creative thinking and problem solving

Creative thinking and problem solving

One of the challenges at the office is getting the workforce to generate creativity. Our company is in the internet ... Read More
Differential diagnosis people!

Differential diagnosis people!

I've been working on configuring my drupal code to support multi-sites including this one. however, I've been having problems with ... Read More
Cranky Dr House rules!

Cranky Dr House rules!

I've been watching the first season of House MD and find it excellent. Hugh Laurie acts as the cranky but ... Read More
YouTube leads video revolution

YouTube leads video revolution

I've been advocating that local internet companies aggressively promote community-driven only video solutions like YouTube and the many other copycats ... Read More
Age old chicken or egg question answered!

Age old chicken or egg question answered!

Soon we will have to think some other conundrum to illustrate an age old question of what comes first: the ... Read More
Ariel Atom 2 - insane fun!

Ariel Atom 2 – insane fun!

For those of you who do not know what an Ariel Atom2 is (no, it is NOT a brand of ... Read More
The exciting world of download TV

The exciting world of download TV

Apple's iTunes is making waves again. This time it is in relation to downloadable video (TV). For some time downloadable ... Read More
Google insiders sell USD6.5bln stocks?

Google insiders sell USD6.5bln stocks?

Whilst Yahoo! were busy wooing the analsyts, Google was attracting attention of a different kind. Check out this online trading ... Read More
Yahoo! explains the future of the internet media company

Yahoo! explains the future of the internet media company

As I was digging around for the latest hot tech news on the web, I came across this piece about ... Read More
The Human Genome Project completed

The Human Genome Project completed

I read on the web that the final chapter of the Human Genome Project has been published. The international Human ... Read More
The Z4M coupe and BMW's car mad board

The Z4M coupe and BMW’s car mad board

Deliciously uncivil With a board full of car freaks at BMW, the hard-top M Coupé was a natural. The 330 ... Read More
Jacques' F1 season so far

Jacques’ F1 season so far

I must say that after 6 rounds of the F1 season, it is looking like another championship for Fernando Alonso ... Read More
Happy Labour Day

Happy Labour Day

It's Labour Day. Which means it is a day off for many working folks. Me? Yeah. Off day as well ... Read More
The E60 BMW M5 review by Fifth Gear

The E60 BMW M5 review by Fifth Gear

This you got to see: http://www.metacafe.com/watch/91703/bmw_m5/ ... Read More
Good God, I am Will Riker! LOL!

Good God, I am Will Riker! LOL!

I took a silly test and found out I am Will Riker. Wierd! Your results: You are Will Riker Will ... Read More
To the naysayers - never say never

To the naysayers – never say never

I've often been faced by sceptics about whether on not certain things are possible or not. In fact, I myself ... Read More
Internet TV gaining momentum

Internet TV gaining momentum

It was previously reported that some hollywood studios are following the example of the adult studios in putting their contents ... Read More
Must watch video: BMW Z4 vs Porsche Boxster

Must watch video: BMW Z4 vs Porsche Boxster

As some of you know, I have been stumbling over the 'net for sometime now. Every now and then I ... Read More
The National Automotive Policy - 22 March 2006

The National Automotive Policy – 22 March 2006

Being a car lover, I greeted the announcement of the National Automotive Policy ("NAP") with great interest. Having read the ... Read More
Aah... I'm not happy today

Aah… I’m not happy today

I had a fairly ok weekend which started out with some meetings with people connected to my-kart. The first meeting ... Read More
F1, 2006 - not long to go now!

F1, 2006 – not long to go now!

The wait is almost over! In slightly over a week, the 2006 F1 season will come. So far in testing, ... Read More
A pointless waste of time

A pointless waste of time

Once again tonight, I stumbled around in a slow and weary manner. I'm tired. I've lost much of what I ... Read More
Which Fantasy/SciFi Character Are You?

Master Yoda, I am.

I took the above quick survey and discovered that I am that old short green fellow. Urgh. Here is what ... Read More
Busy and multitasking

Busy, but so many things to do for my-kart

It's the usual year end thing. You see, I'm an accountant - of sorts. Our company year end is December ... Read More
Getting zonked out every 24 hours

Getting zonked out every 24 hours

Been very busy with lots of things. My schedule just fills up as quickly as toilet cistern. Whenever it is ... Read More
Tested my Rotax 125

Tested my Rotax 125

Yesterday, Munib and I went to the USJ Elite kart circuit for a few rounds on our Rotax Max. I ... Read More
Jules at IC3 2005

my-KART updates: these guys are getting fast!

To round off 2005 for my-KART we kicked off with an Inter Company / Car Club ("IC3") Challenge. We even ... Read More
Stumbling around on the web

Stumbling around on the web

I have not updated this blog in a while. Things have been quite busy for me of late with family ... Read More
Taking a break at Cyberview lodge

Taking a break at Cyberview lodge

Holiday for the Fazz family is a pretty modest affair. Given the five kids we have, a holiday would usually ... Read More
Piquet on Mansell - best F1-related news of the day

Piquet on Mansell – best F1-related news of the day

For those of you who followed F1 since the late 80s, you would be familiar with the titanic battles between ... Read More
Seasons Greetings

Seasons greetings!

Another 3 days to Christmas and another 10 days to the New Year. I would like to take this opportunity ... Read More
Nostalgia Anime! Blocker Corp Machine Blaster

Nostalgia Anime! Blocker Corp Machine Blaster

Was watching some cartoons with my kids this evening and the subject of giant robots came up. Told my son ... Read More
Gattaca Poster

Philosophy in sci-fi films

Some of you may know that I am a sci-fi buff. I enjoy sci-fi in all forms be it novels, ... Read More
Watchmen Graphic Novel Cover

Comics to films – The Watchmen and others

Many years ago (in 1987), I picked up a graphic novel (comic book) titled "The Watchmen". Along with Frank Miller's ... Read More
Website experimentation

Website experimentation

You may be wondering what is all the odd and disjointed components on this website are all about. Certainly it ... Read More
Finished watching some great sci-fi's

Finished watching some great sci-fi’s

I recently finished watching the whole Battlestar Galactica (new series) 1st season. First thing to say is I can't wait ... Read More
Fazz wins the 2005 K2 Championship

my-KART championship – what a tough year!

Saturday 10th December 2005 was a culmination of a tough year in the my-kart K2 championship. The competition is truly ... Read More
Harry Potter - The Goblet of Fire - Poster

Catching movies… The Goblet of Fire, King Kong, Aeon Flux etc

I brought my kids to watch Harry Potter's 4th adventure -The Goblet of Fire- last night. Ok... not too bad, ... Read More
Jacques Villeneuve stays with BMW Sauber F1

Jacques Villeneuve stays with BMW Sauber F1

A few days ago I read with great happiness that BMW Sauber F1 has confirmed 1997 World F1 Champion, Jacques ... Read More
OSX on intel machines

OSX on intel machines

I've been an Apple fan since the mid 80s and the days of the Apple II. To me the Apple ... Read More
Technology convergence: internet, entertainment & communication

Technology convergence: internet, entertainment & communication

Google has been in the news quite often of late. One moment, they are swallowing up the public domain book ... Read More
Google Logo

Google Base – a new tool?

I came across a link to Google Base whilst browsing the Google Blogs recently. It looks like a new way ... Read More
A1 GP gets a strong fan today

A1 GP gets a strong fan today

Fellow my-KARTers and Tail Happy Racing teammates Yusnee, Azlan and I managed to get some invitations to the Perdana Suite ... Read More
A1GP - Fairuz Fauzy in action

A1GP comes to Sepang, Malaysia

Today is the start of the Malaysian A1GP weekend at Sepang. Malaysia will be Round 5 of the 12 round ... Read More
Peugeot 407 - 01

The gorgeous 407

Most people who know me know that I love BMWs. I've been a Bimmer fan since the age of 6 ... Read More
my-KART logo

my-KART project updates

One of the best things that I've been involved with outside of family and work is the things that Azlan ... Read More
Who are the Japanese singers I listen to?

Who are the Japanese singers I listen to?

A friend of mine got into my car and heard some Japanese music playing on my CD player. Who are ... Read More
Am I a finance manager??

Am I a finance manager??

I've been doing a lot of thinking about the challenges faced by finance managers in the world of business. These ... Read More
What I'm watching nowadays

What I’m watching nowadays

I've been watching Star Trek Enterprise and find it quite difficult to go thru the whole first season. Even T'pol's ... Read More
A1GP - Alex Yoong in action

A1GP: Well done again Team Malaysia

The 4th round of the A1GP season at Eastern Creek in Australia just ended. The race was won by France, ... Read More
wasted!

wasted!

Happy Deepavali and Selamat Hari Raya Aidil Fitri. Unfortunately the same cannot be said for me. I have been practically ... Read More
iPod for BMW / Mini

iPod for my BMW?

I was thinking of expanding the music repertoire for my Bimmer. Was thinking of getting myself an iPod and hooking ... Read More
Things to adopt from other drupal themes

Things to adopt from other drupal themes

Been swapping themes on this website, and note some good practices that I'd like to adopt for my default site ... Read More
The Rough Guide to Sci-Fi Movies 1 (Rough Guide Reference)

Sci-fi books & movies

I make no secret that I am a sci-fi geek. Sadly, I have not been recommended any good sci-fi stuff, ... Read More
Web Updates - Drupal patching, CSS layouts

Web Updates – Drupal patching, CSS layouts

I am planning to do a few things: installing a taxanomy access control moduleI did some research on the subject ... Read More
Apple iPod

Apple iPod Video makes waves

If you'd browse my World News feeds (look for it on the top menu) you'd find some news of my ... Read More
Firefly / Serenity tops best sci-fi survey

Firefly / Serenity tops best sci-fi survey

Firefly was a shortlived sci-fi TV series set 500 years in the future in the new wild frontier of space ... Read More
Adding news feeds to my website!

Adding news feeds to my website!

Another mega-cool feature of drupal is the ability to add RSS news feeds to my website. I've just activated the ... Read More
Tinkering with the site layouts through CSS, again

Tinkering with the site layouts through CSS, again

My wandering mind will not ever allow me to be happy with a single layout structure. I was moderately happy ... Read More
going crpg after a long hiatus

going crpg after a long hiatus

It has been a while since I last really played any form of computer games, be in on the PS2, ... Read More
Got my first BMW last night!

Got my first BMW last night!

I am now a proud owner of an E39 BMW 525i. Just got it last night after buka puasa with ... Read More
2006 BMW Z4 M roadster

BMW just launched the new 2006 Z4 and Z4M roadster

I just read at Germancarfans.com that the 2006 Z4 has just been launched together with a rubber buring Z4M roadster ... Read More
bluehyppo education programmes

bluehyppo education programmes

Just learnt that bluehyppo and TM smart schools have collaborated on education content at the following website: bluehyppo b-smart website ... Read More
Thinking about my blog projects

Thinking about my blog projects

Gosh I have many stuff going on at the same time. I have a few blogs going on which potentially ... Read More
Do more of, do less of

Do more of, do less of

I've been thinking of an idea that could hopefully help me and indirectly others improve on personal behaviours. This idea ... Read More
Jolene Blalock

star trek enterprise babe

I first knew of Jolene Blalock from Star Trek Enterprise where she plays the hot Vulcan Subcommander T'Pol. I was ... Read More
Wonderful things you can do with 3D

Wonderful things you can do with 3D

Sometime ago I was smitten by 3D modelling using Creative Labs' Poser. Now in its 6th incarnation, I find Poser ... Read More