Ok, this is an unpaid advertisement for NASA’s new campaign. Basically, they are about to send a new spacecraft “Orion” to Mars by the end of 2014. It’s a fascinating project which you can learn more about at http://www.nasa.gov/orion/ . However, there is a special service onboard. Orion is going to carry a big list of name, in… Continue reading Send your name to Mars!
This post serves as a milestone (after the previous one few years back) that I’m turning 25. This 25th year is quite a remarkable age. In western culture, this is where a child (or teenager, for that matter) turns to be a grown-up. In my country Thailand, though, this year marks the transition between life’s… Continue reading I am turning 25
I saw several of my friends shared this picture on Facebook. This picture created by Paul Hamon, comparing a public transportation map (mostly subways) between two cities, which are Bangkok , Thailand and Singapore city (which is a country on its own). What do you think when you see this picture? Is it obvious that… Continue reading Why is it so easy to get a wrong idea?
At the time of this writing (16 November 2011), US Congress is trying to pass their new laws which could threaten the entire Internet. Those laws are the PROTECT-IP Act (PIPA) and the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). It’s a very big disappointment of mine to see the US government, which should stand as a model of… Continue reading US Censorship on the Internet
If you sometimes need a photo editor to fix and improve your photos, but you don’t have one. The famed Adobe Photoshop is too heavy (and too expansive, of course!). There are many good free and light weight photo editors to use as an alternative. For example, Paint.net is a very light, free , easy-to-use photo… Continue reading Online photo editor, Pixlr
No one can say that they never use PDF files nowadays. It’s fast, easier, and reliable file format for storing any documents. I myself also need to read lots of PDFs research papers. At first it seems much easier than go to library and look for some books. However, when all the PDF files came… Continue reading A little guide to Reference Manager application
This blog is an almost meaningless blog. I wrote this entry just to remind me for my first cash prize I’ve ever win! Normally I have a chance to win several rewards before this time. But this is the first time that the reward is, instead of some goods or product, a money. It’s the… Continue reading £10 from Potato Chips
I just heard this marvellous speech of Professor Carl Sagan. I think this speech is very straight to the point and make us realise how small are we and how important the Earth means to us. So I decide to post it here for more people can see/hear about it. ( Youtube speech sound and visual can be found… Continue reading Pale Blue Dot by Carl Sagan
This post is no academic or serious contents at all. It just uses to notify myself that I am no longer in Thailand. I’m now in Sheffield, United Kingdom for studying my master degree in Computer Vision. Actually the main reason for this post is because I think my blog wasn’t updated for too long,… Continue reading Moved to UK