Monthly Archives: June 2009

Beijing Impressions, the second time around

This past week I have returned to Beijing, if only for a few days and on business and not vacation as last time.  The time difference was only 2 years yet Beijing is a dramatically different city now.  I wanted … Continue reading

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Milestone

I have finally reached the 150,000 mark in my statistics counter, the page hit counter I added a few months back is just shy of 1,000.  I was hoping to catch it at 150,000 and reset the other but it … Continue reading

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Planes, Trains, and frustration…

I have not had any company training in 2 years.  This was primarily due to project work load and my requirement to have training in English.  The company I work for has its preformance year end this month, June, and … Continue reading

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I think we are back up???

This morning after getting my daughter off the school I checked my email quickly before heading off to work.  To my suprise when I checked my Profile page I did not get a Page Unavailable error as I have for … Continue reading

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China STILL blocking MS Live and other services

As of this morning, Monday June 8th 9:00 am here in China, the great firewall of China is still up, since early last week twitter, YouTube (much earlier) and most of Live’s sites are still unavailable.  I have been blogging … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two News Events – Media bias is killing free thought in America

Two tragic national news events happened in the United States this past week and while very similar in motive they are not being covered equally.  I am referring to of course the shooting death of 23 year old Army Private … Continue reading

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China blocking some applications

This week marks the 20 year anniversary of the Tiananmen Square democracy protests, or as we say here in the West, massacre.  I have seen reports Twitter was shut down here in China.  I don’t Twitter so I can’t say … Continue reading

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Rant of the Month – May

Domestic News leads off the rant with two juice items.  First off the DNC meltdown that is not being covered by the liberal main stream media.  Up first is Howard Dean and an off comment he made on MSNBC.  In … Continue reading

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