Protests are meant to be disruptive. It stops people in their steps, demands attention and force people to have to deal with them. Any kind of protest at any non-designated area is by definition disruptive. That’s why we have the Hong Lim Park, a dedicated place for public protest, a place where disruption can be tolerated.
With the internet we have now, we do have a lot of space to protest and voice out even if people claim we are being censored. These days I see more anti-PAP opinion then pro-PAP propaganda all year round. We all actually spend time reading these and discuss issues offline and we get their point. We really do not have to go out to the streets for demonstration.
Sometimes we forget that the pro-govt also have a voice. If public protests are legal, they will not just sit and watch forever. Public demostrations will lead to conflict, breed resentment, destroy the social cohesion, and divert our attention from nation building, economic progress to petty disagreements.
We all know what death is, even a small child knows. If people can be filled with such sorrows at the funerals, then why does it seem like people tend to ignore and continue to do things that risk their lives by not taking care of themselves when they should? Read More.
If you have forgotten the local administrator password, the orthodox methods approved by Microsoft requires the password reset disk, or a complete reinstallation of the OS. Sometimes the hardware manufacturer have built the factory recovery to be loaded at bios and you can use the function keys to activate. Other times if it is integrated into the Windows Repair, then you could be out of luck because access Windows Repair will require the administrator password as well. Read More.
Ethics of War is indeed an interesting area of study to delve into, especially we could be transcending beyond the business and politics of war into the more basic forms of survival competition and cooperation behaviors to understand why something as abstract as ethics even exists in the first place. Read More.
In general, there are 3 parts to effective self-learning: (1) The process, (2) approach, (3) Personality. My personal ultimate turns out to be is a combination all the theoretical models applied to practical daily use depending on the type of skill that I am learning, e.g. learning to do programming will be very different from how to play the piano. Read More.
As of writing, Office 365 admin center does not provide a web GUI interface for managing users profile picture, only individual users can manage (change) their own profile picture. However, there is a PowerShell method to accomplish the same. Read More.
When a primary mailbox has been given delegated full access to a secondary mailbox, Outlook account set up of the primary mailbox will cause the secondary mailbox to also automatically load. This is known as AutoMapping. Read More.
On certain hardware built, for some reason, Microsoft Outlook 2013 does not properly start up and gets stuck at “Processing…” splash dialog. Apparently this issue is due to the fact that the new Microsoft Office now uses hardware acceleration to draw the animation and GUI, but in some cases, it does not play well with the hardware. Read More.
Ever wish there was a way to create better search folders within Microsoft Outlook to manage your emails? Microsoft has hidden a powerful search feature – the Query Builder – in the registry since Outlook 2010. We can enable it by the steps below: Read More.