4 Basic Ingredients of A Good News Report

  • Information: tell you “who”, “what”, “when”, “where”, and “how”.
  • Background: offer helpful facts.
  • Interpretation: explain the Background.
  • Analysis: give opinion. It’s generally by an expert on the subject who explains the causes of the news and its possible consequences to you.

From Walter Cronkite’s How to Read a Newspaper


QOTD 2010-11-21

Quote of the day:


Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.

– Rich Cook


In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they’re not.

– Yoggi Berra



10 Principles to “Get Real”

Since childhood, you are told to “study hard, get good grades, and go to college”. Doing something like that, you are promised to have a bright future.

But, the fact is when graduated, you find reality is different. You are one of a generation so poor, jobless, stressful and in debt.

There must be something wrong in traditional “wisdom”. From then on, you must find your way by yourself.

A website named “Never Get a Real Job” gave you 10 principles.

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Wi-Fi Makes Trees Sick

A recent study made a startling discovery: city trees are becoming sick from wireless radiation from local area networks and mobile phones.

“The study exposed 20 ash trees to various radiation sources for a period of three months. Trees placed closest to the Wi-Fi radio demonstrated a “lead-like shine” on their leaves that was caused by the dying of the upper and lower epidermis of the leaves. This would eventually result in the death of parts of the leaves. The study also found that Wi-Fi radiation could inhibit the growth of corn cobs.”

Now what can I do? Even my own Wi-Fi is closed, Every space in the city is still full of other people’s Wi-Fi…