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

Olympics Photos

Olympics Photos

Edited: Friday, August 22 When I got back, everyone kept asking why I didn’t stay for the Olympics. My answer was “it’s better watching it on TV.” But now that I’ve seen these pictures, I guess being at the opening ceremonies wouldn’t have been too bad. More here or check out some weird Olympics photos.

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