Monthly Archives: August 2008

Quoting from Mark Twain

"Happy is he who forgets (ignores?) what cannot be changed. —- Mark Twain Have you noticed that most of things that we complain about in our lives cannot be changed just by our sheer will? Our incessant stream of worries … Continue reading

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The Problem of Me Going Abroad

Just talk about what I don’t feel good about. America, is, well, decent. There’s just one big problem, and you know what the problem is? Good as America may be (and possibly boring), I haven’t been here for, like, all … Continue reading

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What My New Computer IS

This much as been spent on my new DIY computer: RMB Parts 490    MB410    CPU560    RAM300    HDD1070  Graphics90      Heatsink280    PSU410    Case 3610  Total Tim bought me the case so that’s free. I also have a $20 rebate on the graphics … Continue reading

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Macintosh Explained

Having been using Macbook for a few days, I found the Mac amazingly powerful, and highly efficient. I was just playing with Excel 2008 under Mac; seeing the operating style of Mac Office, this thought suddenly hit me: If you … Continue reading

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See my photos!

At this link:http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~lius/Siruis_Photos/Photos.html

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My Problem

I have been agonizing over how limited some people believe the world to be instead of how it really is, and not only in terms of beliefs, but also in terms of actions. Since beliefs can guide actions, and actions … Continue reading

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Where to, Sir?

Although I have already been here for one semester, the difference between China and the US still shocked me a bit, and have caused me certain discomfort. What’s the most different thing? People, and their languages. What’s the second? People’s … Continue reading

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