Light Up the Sky

Light Up the Sky

San Francisco’s Pier 39, with the Bay Bridge in the background. August, 2011. I was reminded of this song (CD here): I wouldn’t say I’m a super emotional personal person. I’m not good with using words to describe how I feel or what I’m thinking–pictures and music often do a better job.

Picasa 3 beta (windows only)

Picasa 3 beta (windows only)

Again, Google continues to carry out its mission: to try to take over the world. I’ve just downloaded the Picasa 3 beta. You can now make movies, take screenshots and webcam shots, add watermarks and print captions. It also comes with a new photo viewer that looks like this: Hey, the easter egg still works! … Read More

The Olympic Spirit in SF

The Olympic Spirit in SF

Boy was the spirit of the Olympics ever-present at the Torch run protests today! Everyone showed strong team participation and competitiveness. Check it: Team China: Team Tibet: Team Burma: Team Darfur (represented by the green balloons): Team Vietnamese Fisherman: Team Friendlies (yes, that’s what the Mascots are called): Team Lion Dancing: Team Fudan (represented by … Read More

Protesting Violence using Violence?

Protesting Violence using Violence?

Update: By the way, read about what China is saying about the torch relay here and here. The Olympic flame landed in SFO today around 3:40am. There have been so many protests already. Being Chinese American, I am proud of China’s rise in power and prominence, but at the same time, I am dismayed at … Read More