From the monthly archives: July 2011

Movin’ Up

On July 30, 2011 By

Perhaps this post should really be called “Cleaning Up”, but I kind of like the reference to the Billy Joel song (Movin’ Out.. hmmm, maybe it actually isn’t a reference to that song, but it made me think of it) that I’m sure I listened to while unpacking and organizing the apartment (I’m sure I [...]

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Sign Off: It Begins

On July 30, 2011 By

As we go around Singapore and Asia in general, it’s hard not to notice the interesting, and sometimes puzzling signs posted. So, Justin and I have decided to have an ongoing competition to see who can find the most interesting, ridiculous or quizzical sign. I am off to an extremely strong start with this [...]

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Where does it all go?

On July 26, 2011 By

For the sake of argument, say you receive a sea shipment of stuff. It is in boxes and even if the movers unpack most of the boxes and remove the packing material you are likely left with at least a couple boxes. Let’s just guess and say that you brought a bit too much stuff [...]

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Arbiter Series: Plug Design

On July 24, 2011 By

The world needs uninformed, biased judgement dolled out by an benevolent arbiter. I have been chosen by a higher power – myself – to inform the world of winners. You are welcome.

The fracturing of the world’s power standards is the topic of another, even more uninformed arbitration. Here we simply consider plug (or socket) [...]

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Travel Tip #7

On July 9, 2011 By

Get a really good travel adapter with all of the different plugs built-in (as opposed to those power adapters with a separate piece for each plug type….way too difficult to keep track of all of those pieces!).  Ashley gave me two as a Going Away present and they are awesome, I highly recommend more ...


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