If you asked me 2 months ago whether I would be a conference emcee, the answer would be a clear no. But here 2 months later, I managed to pull off being the conference emcee at GopherconSG 2019. Making the initial welcome address to the audience before passing over to the Conference Chairperson Sau Sheong.
Yay, conference emcee achievement unlocked! Just completed my solo emcee role at GeekcampSG 2017! With this I have completed the double trifecta of doing the roles of emcee, speaker and Engineers.SG recorder at both tech conferences and meetups. Preparation for this role was quite a long time coming for me. I volunteered to be the Read More
I recently chanced upon the concept of CV of Failures from Princeton Professor Johannes Haushofer. He wasn’t the first to do so but I guess the first that actually popularised it. Inspired by his example, I decided to write the following post. After all, it is not just success that defines us but the failures Read More
2015 has ended and 2016 has just begun, so a new first post of 2016 to mark this moment.
I was not the first person that came up with the title above, but I thought it resonated perfectly with my undergraduate life especially my last few semesters. The last sem is indeed my hardest Sem. Having just finished my final exam of this semester and of my NUS undergraduate career, I thought I wanna do Read More
Thanks to all the birthday well-wishes both online and offline! Also special thanks to some of the YRS folks who spontaneously decided to sing the birthday song for me just less than 3 hours ago. I had actually taken a little time to reflect now that I’m nearing a quarter century old. This will be Read More
This post is more than one semester late but better late than never. So minor disclaimer, my experience is at least half year out of date by the time you read this post. Every semester, 20 lucky students from NUS will get to go for a local exchange (both full and partial inclusive) to SMU Read More
It is an obvious fact that the workload each semester is always greater than the one preceding it. This adage has never been more right up to this semester. In fact, greater is just an understatement. In just 2 weeks into this semester, I cannot even count the number of days I have slept for Read More