Scribbling of Hanxue's thoughts
mapsontheweb:

Some details related to the Malaysia Airlines #MH17 jet & the Russian missile system that likely shot it down

mapsontheweb:

Some details related to the Malaysia Airlines #MH17 jet & the Russian missile system that likely shot it down

Bolivia altered the clock on its congressional building so that it turns anticlockwise. The “clock of the south” is designed to provoke Bolivians to think creatively. Or make them miss appointments.
Here’s why I love The Economist
Peugeot Malaysia has a new logo, I heard

Peugeot Malaysia has a new logo, I heard

continuations:

The definition of a commodity is a good that is “supplied without qualitative differentiation.” You can’t charge more than others for crude oil, you have to turn it at least into gasoline. And if you really want to charge a lot more you have to turn it into a plastic product.

CPU cycles and…

Are you building an SaaS business or cloud platform? Beware the metrics

A Grandmaster doesn’t say he’s a grandmaster, other people bestow him the title

A Grandmaster doesn’t say he’s a grandmaster, other people bestow him the title

I’ve seen some springs that ended up being terrible winters. We human beings are gregarious. We can’t live alone. For our lives to be possible, we depend on society. It’s one thing to overturn a government or block the streets. But it’s a different matter altogether to create and build a better society, one that needs organization, discipline and long-term work. Let’s not confuse the two of them. I want to make it clear: I feel sympathetic with that youthful energy, but I think it’s not going anywhere if it doesn’t become more mature.
Jose Mujica
Ugh, it’s too hot. Can you dial down the brightness settings please?

Ugh, it’s too hot. Can you dial down the brightness settings please?

You make a living by what you get; you make a life by what you give.
(falsely) attributed to Winston Churchill
Science flies you to the Moon. Religion flies you into buildings.

Science flies you to the Moon. Religion flies you into buildings.

Whatever the mind can conceive, it can achieve. Success is 99% perspiration, and 1% inspiration.

Whatever the mind can conceive, it can achieve. Success is 99% perspiration, and 1% inspiration.