After 8 weeks of learning and doing quizzes, I have successfully completed “Introduction to Sustainability”. I have also earned a badge!
Congratulations on earning the Quiz Acheivement Badge for your efforts in the Introduction to Sustainability course offered by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign! Your average quiz score of 70% or higher [...]
With Google’s decision to stop the free version of Google Apps service what is there still free for a person, NGO or a small business to get free hosting and those easy to use Google Apps?
Since the removal of the free Microsoft Small Business webapps, the only choice left for free web hosting and [...]
Anyone wishing to learn more about sustainability and sustainable lifestyle is encouraged to sign up for this free course from University of illinois Urbana-Champaign by Professor Jonathan Tomkin.
This 10-weeks course will introduce key concepts and aspects of sustainability to learner. If you complete all the assignments and the final assessment, there is a [...]
Many of us, especially yours truly, have experienced the anguish of having a PC hard-disk crashing or Pendrive missing and thus losing lots and lots of data. With the coming of cloud computing a few years back, things have improved where one can store important files online as backup. But the use of cloud computing [...]
A recent report on composting of food waste by a team from University Malaya provides a lot of insights into the technical and non-technical
issues relating to composting food related waste to reduce the volume of landfill. While this is a great effort, it does entail the investment of lots of time and work.
A couple of weeks ago, I learnt of Box.com’s special offer to new registered users via a special offer in collaboration with Hellosign.
All you have to do is to sign up using the link provided and instead of the usual 5 Gb storage, you will be given 25 Gb!
This is much more generous [...]
I have enrolled in this free online course: Introduction to Sustainability by Dr. Jonathan Tomkin who is the Associate Director of the School of Earth, Society and Environment and a research Associate Professor in the department of Geology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Based on my current experience with Coursera, where I am working on [...]
This posting from Lifehacker gives perhaps one of the best explanation on how we can best maximize the use of Google Calendar in a multitude of ways.
Perhaps one thing missing from here is that:
1. You can attached files on your Google Docs / [...]
Google Drive is finally here in Malaysia! I received an email inviting me to try Google Drive today. But unlike other Google’s products which had a very exciting and much anticipated debut, Google Drive’s launch is not good news to consumers.
But those like me with the old Google storage plan of US$5 for 20 Gb [...]
After using Puppy Linux on my 2004 edition of Dell PC for last few months, I have learned a few small tricks here and there. I now know how to get .sfs files loaded and used and hence has LibreOffice working. I have also found out how, using Puppy Package Manager to [...]