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  • March 4, 2013 - kenshinjeff

    3d printing kit recommendations

    It’s been a long time since I’ve last blogged, I’ve been so busy with work, weddings, friends and whatnot. Recently, or more specifically, after form1’s kickstarter, I got interested in 3d printers. It got me wondering how much money exactly would it cost to make one myself, and I started digging. Turns out that there […]

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  • The capital of Norway is Oslo, and Tromso is on the northern part of Norway. There are several ways to reach Tromso, the easiest is through Oslo. So Oslo is normally the start of the journey to Tromso. From Oslo, there’s usually there’s at least 5 domestic flights in/out everyday to Tromso. – SAS – […]

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  • June 12, 2011 - kenshinjeff

    Marriage and beyond

    So now that I’m officially married I can write about marriage topics. LOL! Here’s how the general line of questioning goes: When you’re single, questions that people ask may sound like this: At high school or family reunions or even worst, at weddings, people will ask where your partner is, it’s about time you found […]

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  • June 10, 2011 - kenshinjeff

    My thoughts on public transport in singapore

    With reference to this article: http://app.mot.gov.sg/News_Centre/Perspective.aspx?GUID=3aoEFofbik+SM6fF+0yiIA== Actually, what is the difference before and after he got elected? Is it still too early to say? Why does it take 3-4 years to purchase a train? Don’t they have a few approved vendors from whom they can buy from? While his points are noteworthy, does that mean […]

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  • I made this trip on early April 2011, and this short post should describe our brief experiences at Shenzhen. btw, Luohu and Lo Wu are the same things, just one is the romanisation in Mandarin and the other in Cantonese. via the MTR this is how it looks like: MTR Kowloon Tong EAST RAIL LINE […]

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  • October 8, 2010 - kenshinjeff

    Setting up a vpn with a vps

    Basically if you happen to have a vps lying around you can install openvpn on it, and create your own vpn. There are some useful things you can do with this kind of vpn setup but most people use it for the following reasons: – Secure remote/mobile access to confidential work files – Anonymity (ie, […]

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  • January 19, 2010 - kenshinjeff

    silver stores in japan

    I love silver, and here’s a list of stores to satisfy your needs. The more expensive/handmade ones are made in japan which are really much more expensive. I frequent OZ Abstract, I find their collection quite suitable for my tastes. Wolfman, Big black maria, curebirth and loneones are the ones you usually find on japanese […]

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  • December 16, 2009 - kenshinjeff

    Shopping and area maps for Tokyo

    If you’ve ever been to Tokyo by yourself, you will know that it is ridiculously messy if you’re trying to find a particular store or location by yourself. Especially those areas which the locals go to for super authentic non touristy food/fun/sights. You will also know that the free maps from the airport are useless […]

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  • November 6, 2009 - kenshinjeff

    Singtel Android APN Settings

    The magic file you are looking for is: /system/etc/apns-conf.xml You can actually rip it out from the different roms, and repack the rom zip file (Or so I’ld assume) The settings are (Do take note I haven’t quite figured out how to use MMS): apn carrier IDEAS apn e-ideas user * password * server * […]

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  • April 30, 2009 - kenshinjeff

    japanese secret wooden boxes

    Was going through my mail and I found this way overdue draft. *paste* So Kenny was showing me this random wooden puzzle box that has a “secret” way of opening. The sob took me a good 10 minutes to figure out, even though I’ve opened it before when I was in hong kong. It turns […]

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