What I think Yellow NZ can do – Part 1

Everyone knows Yellow NZ has a sunset product – directories. We also know that Yellow NZ has a lot of connections with SMEs. It can utilise this advantage to venture into areas that actually help these SMEs to do their business, such as providing a platform for ecommerce, booking, trading etc etc, which ultimately creates… Read More »

Idiot thought of time and 4th dimension

I was waiting for my train and I went into deep thoughts, I started to think about 3 and 4 dimensions, like I posted earlier, if you live in 4th dimension, looking at 3 dimensional world is like playing a video of 3D objects, and the “playing a video” is what we perceive as time.… Read More »

Orcon connection problem fixed

So today I checked the connection again and whoa, it’s been fixed! See graph below. It only required a few angry phone calls and emails to get it sorted.

Orcon connection issue…

The graph below is the connection graph on Orcon VDSL, see the arrow pointed regular connection drops, it is particularly obvious during online gaming. The graph below is the connection graph tethered on my phone on 3G Mobile Data, comparing to above, a lot less connection drops.

Last day at GrabOne (NZME)

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You care more about learning than what other people think about you.

Excerpted from the following article:  The 2 Mental Shifts Highly Successful People Make Some of the highlights: There are no bad teams, only bad leaders. Confidence is a direct reflection of past performance You care more about learning than what other people think about you. Seek first to understand… then to be understood Talent wins… Read More »

New technology to crack down on house-flipping

Just read an article on cracking down house flipping in NZ, it says “New Zealand’s real estate watchdog is ramping up its crackdown on house-flipping by investing in new technology which allows it to track when properties have been quickly re-sold for huge profits.” So what’s the new technology is about? You would have thought… Read More »

Current state of solar energy for NZ customers

Recently there is a wave of ads/posts on my facebook about solar energy, ranging from installations to solar tax. I did a quick calculation from https://www.energywise.govt.nz/tools/solar-calculator/, using all the standard attributes and costs, it worked out that I will save a HUGE(not) $1100 in 22 years, that is without any issues within 22 years. I don’t really think… Read More »

Building a bed rail

As Casey grows older, wife would like her to be able to climb out of her own bed(cot), so we have to replace the bed rail. No worries, I had some scrap timber laying around ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]I had some trouble with the scrap timber as they were not straight so the measurement was… Read More »