Global Talent Search

People are up in arms over the fact that some technical sourcer from Meta is paid $100k per annum. How are technical sourcers different from your run-of-the-mill HR personnel? A technical sourcer from Facebook reached out to me (based in Singapore) over LinkedIn a few years back to apply for a ...

Miracast Compatible Devices

Miracast compatibility for desktops is complicated. You will need a compatible graphics card and wifi adapter. It is such a pain to find out if a particular device is compatible since it is usually not listed on the manufacturer's page. There is also no exhaustive listing on the web so you may ...

Lifelong Spousal Maintenance

A man has to pay spousal maintenance (alimony) to his ex-wife depending on her future earning capacity, the standard of living enjoyed prior to the breakdown of the marriage and the contributions made by the ex-wife to the welfare of the family. This seems fair. A woman who sacrificed her ...

Luna economics

I started reading about Luna after the crash and the more I read, the more I failed to understand. So many articles were mentioning DeFi and articles explaining how Luna works covered the exact same point about the seesaw. If demand for UST increases, Luna is burned and vice versa, thus keeping ...

Free fresh notes for ang bao

I came up with this technique a few years ago and never had to queue for fresh notes for ang bao since. Hence, I believe it is worth sharing. When you receive your ang bao this year, do not spend or deposit the fresh notes. Keep it and pass it to your parents to fill their ang bao for Chinese ...

Flashing SwOS from Windows

I recently acquired a cheap used Mikrotik RB250GS to play with port mirroring and VLAN tagging. The switch came with the original SwOS firmware which was buggy to the extent that firmware upgrade over the web interface itself was failing. The other method to update the firmware is through ...

ASUS RT-N15U external antennae mod

tl;dr : The RT-N15U does NOT have a u.fl connector and an external antennae mod, if at all possible, will be challenging. This was supposed to be an easy mod judging from whatever information was already out there on the internet. Pop off the cover, attach u.fl pigtails to U523 and U524, screw ...

Wireless Woes

My struggle with wireless networking has spanned several years. One major problem with wireless is the short coverage range. As a result, rooms that are further from the router experience spotty coverage at very low speeds(1 Mbps). One of the initial solutions I have tried is using a wireless ...