Monthly Archives: December 2013

Happy Holidays!

Belated Merry Christmas from the Philippines and advanced Happy New Year to everyone!… Despite the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, the people who have contributed to rebuilding are helping those affected to move forward.  It probably won’t be the last … Continue reading

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Photo Credit: Brown University Library Growing up, I never found it appealing to work in a factory.  But now that I know its significance, I see the “beauty” of manufacturing.  Unfortunately, it took me around 15 years to understand the … Continue reading

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The Call Center Experience

I heard about this kind of job around the time I dropped out of college in 2002.  I was always attracted to it for some reason — probably the communication part — and I needed to earn money, so that’s … Continue reading

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Individuals: Sir Stamford Raffles

Photo Credit: Engraved by Thompson, from a Miniature in posession of Mr. Raffles The only thing I knew about Sir Stamford Raffles before was his founding of Singapore.  And that the biggest, stinkiest flower in the world is named after … Continue reading

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