Reviving Kalunite.net

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I have finally migrated this blog from WordPress on a Site5 shared hosting plan in US central, to a Pelican static site on my Linode instance in Singapore. I've wanted to do it ever since I found out about static site generators. However, I've been putting it off for a …

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Reflections about Universal Suffrage

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On August 31st, 2014, the National People's Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC) made its pronouncement about the selection of the HKSAR Chief Executive in 2017, through a document entitled “Decision of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on Issues Relating to the Selection of the Chief Executive of the …

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Migration Assistant cannot be trusted

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So my rMBP arrived Thursday morning and I started a migration over LAN that night, before hitting the bed. It took 9 hours (i.e. until Friday morning) to drop to "1 minute remaining". On the rMBP, Migration Assistant told me to plug in an ethernet cable to make the …

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:~ Kal$ ping *

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I know. I have not blogged for a few months now. The same goes for most of my friends. It seems that being away from school does drain the very soul out of us. Everybody must be busy with something and has lost interest in blogging. Let me list some …

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Short咗

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星期日行街行到腳仔軟。先係朝早同屋企人响荃灣兆和街嘅合發茶餐廳喫早餐,跟住我同家姐疙咗去如心廣場睇吓落成咗係乜樣。點知原來咩都冇,得間酒店開咗。隔離荃新天地又係未裝修完。結果唯有走去荃灣廣場行Jusco。不過一入廣場門口,就俾Wanko雞乸咁大隻字嘅「二折」牌嗍咗埋去。就咁樣就開咗市,家姐即刻搵到聖誕禮物俾阿媽同係Montreal嘅死黨同學。跟住再上幾層,喺間DVD/唱碟鋪搵埋老竇嘅禮物。Jusco嗰度反而乜都冇買就走咗。

第一回合完,就哽係食嘢補充能量。上次喺綠楊食越南河,發然仲有好多檔可以試。所以今日又番去綠楊,試另一檔唔知"Euro"乜鬼嘅(家姐溫馨提示:「係EuroGoGo呀。」)。啲意粉都OK,係嗰兩支奇異菓汁同橙汁甜咗少少。

補給完,我地就先分道揚鑣:家姐去銅鑼灣會合企鵝姐,開始佢嘅第二回合;我就去展開我嘅旺角探險。點解去旺角?因為我隻踎屎死咗。讀者一定諗:『踎屎死咗關旺角咩事呀?』。咁我就話你知啦。話說PCCW寄咗封信嚟話多謝我申請寬頻,所以送無綫踎屎,要去旺角挪。不過我點會淨係為咗隻踎屎去旺角丫。前世未迫過咩。其實我主要仲想搵OS X Leopard Family Pack,買番隻模型鉗 …

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More manifestation of my idiocy. Or is it?

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Today I tried to withdraw money from my Canadian bank account at one of these neat Japanese ATMs that support, among others, the Plus ATM network ... only to realise that I cannot recall my PIN - for the 5th fucking time. I tried only a second time because I was afraid …

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引越しました

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今日新大久保からひばりヶ丘に引っ越しました。すごく暑い日でした。さらに荷物が沢山すぎるので、二回往復しました。シャッツは完全に汗に浸っていった。

新しい家はハウスシェアです。今部屋が足りないから、この三週間は友達と同じ部屋に住んでいる。後ドイツルームメートは故郷へ帰るので、そのときもう一つの部屋がある。

Today I moved from Shin-Ookubo to Hibarigaoka. It was really hot today. Furthermore, because we had too much stuff to move, we had to do another round trip. My shirt got all soaked in sweat.

The new home is a …

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東京に到着!

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四日前に東京に着いた。ここは本当にでかい都市です。東京の市区だけでは全香港と同じぐらい大きさかも知れない。まあ、その感じです。

そして。。。昨日の朝は鼻血が出た。少し吃驚した。「大丈夫かなー。まだ三日でしたぞ」っとおもった。

もし文法が間違えば、私を改めて下さい。

I arrived in Tokyo 4 days ago. This is a really huge city. Perhaps just the urban area of Tokyo is about the same size as all of Hong Kong. Well, that's the feeling I get anyway …

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The Real Origin of the Canadian "eh?"

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Here is my take on the origin of the Canadian "eh?"

The French keyboard layout.

When you want to type in French, the easiest way is to switch to the French keyboard layout, instead of using the Alt + 0XXX codes for the accented vowels and the c-cédille. However, once you …

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