Monthly Archives: February 2009

Yahoo 360 and Fairy Tales

The book called “Don’t make me think” makes a lot of sense. This post is to help me write down some of the important points the book’s conveyed to me. Part of Yahoo 360′s success boils down to these things: … Continue reading

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Barcamp Hanoi 2009 Logo Design Contest

The current logo you’re seeing on top of this page is the logo of Barcamp Hanoi 1. Several months ago, right after we put it on the homepage,  some people gave us feedback that we should change the logo. And … Continue reading

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H3 – Minutes to Midnight

What do you think 40 techy dudes would do when they got together at H3 – a monthly happy hour for the Bar part of BarCamp Saigon? We had food, drank beer, made new friends, and talked about a variety … Continue reading

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Tragedy of the Commons

Marco Fioretti wrote a 4-page long article on the movement of the Creative Commons around the world. I helped in a small part of the article. The work has just been published on Linux Format UK and there’s a thread … Continue reading

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H3 – Hacker Happy Hour for February

It’s another H3. It’s time for the geeks in HCMC city to gather once again. On this particular day we’ll learn more about Mobility thanks to @khanhlnq, a mobile/GIS geek and his friends. We’ll also say goodbye to @taitran, our … Continue reading

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Vietnamese search engines: late comers that don’t win

Rick and I have gone to great lengths to discuss local search engines such as Xalo.vn. I guess it’s time we shared what we think about SEs. Before it’s too late. Linguistics It’s easy to realize that in order to … Continue reading

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The fall and rise of social computing in Vietnam

It seems inevitabe. FaceViet, a Vietnamese Facebook clone, was reported to be filing for bankrupcy. VON (Vietnam Online Network) is reportedly being sold. Rumor has it that Cyvee, the first social network for professionals, is laying off 75% of its … Continue reading

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“Chuyện Tình Xa Xứ” has a writing contest

Check out the website for information: http://chuyentinhxaxu.com/ Deadline: Before mid-noon tomorrow For couples 

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On Standards

Standards are good. They’re a way to evaluate something against other things. They are almost mandatory for every projects, community service or business alike. If the results look good, people will invest in you, or otherwise. Therefore, it is in … Continue reading

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Barcamp Singapore 3 on February 28

Date: Saturday, 28 Feb 2009 Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic Blk 27, Level 2 (Teaching and Learning Centre), 535 Clementi Road, Singapore 599489 Objective: To bring together Infocomm professionals and also key people working in the energy, media, bio-tech and other … Continue reading

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