A vain debate pattern
I am amazed, that 财经郎眼 I used to enjoy so much which kept me on tap with China's economic progress and debates, is nowadays plagued with a BS culture and discussion pattern that I have witnessed, criticized, hated (no I don't hate this program, just the cliche amplified ...continue reading
Alpha Advantage SP500 API
While fixing my stock project, I hit a road block, that Yahoo's free finance API is gone!, no more. This is quite a bummer. How to get daily quotes so to reestablish the data stream? Well, as a the beauty of free market, someone is always up to ...continue reading
A mature technology
This notion of 技术已经很成熟 (it is a mature technology? a well known technology? huh? I don't even know how to translate this line.) bothers me a LOT! What do you mean by that? There are loads questions to be clarified ...continue reading
Reading The rape of the Nile, quite a fascinating book. It's rather surprising how recent these events were — we are talking about the mid-19th century, what, about 150 years ago? In prospective, the history of Egypt and its glorious monuments have been around for much longer than that.
reality ...continue reading
Have you had this experience, that something you are familiar with, suddenly slowed down, which made you feel that everything was in a slow motion?
I know, it sounds pretty strange, and it is indeed strange. On the way to work this morning I was listening to my all time ...continue reading
Juju GUI nginx proxy
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In LXD on localhost we introduced using
LXD container to bootstrap a Juju controller.
But how to access the Juju GUI? Launching it is easy
$ juju gui from juju host;
accessing it from anywhere outside
the host is a challenge. One way is through
$ ssh -X to
A poor-man's version my loved La La Land in which the perpetual theme of love, ambition, losing integrity in the face and name of opportunity. Why can't reality lose, once?continue reading
Have you ever been caught in a mode that you just feel the whole life is collapsing, not necessarily things are really bad, just that you feel the mind is on a edge pissed off by something at that moment that you just ...continue reading
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KVM is something new to me, and it sounds awesome. The experience I want to have is a local dev that I can copy & paste from some base image in case I forgot to take a snapshot at milestone. This way I feel comfortable to stand up a sandbox, try ...continue reading
Art > tech
I'm obsessed by La la land. How many times have I watched and listened to this film? I'm playing it everyday now at work as it is also the only movie I loaded on this computer. While I was doing it, I was thinking what I would like ...continue reading
The symptom is that typing jumps all over the place.
The idea here is to use
xinput command to tune finger sensitivity
values so to find a good balance. Also, we are to disable touch
point (the little read dot rubber thingy on Lenovo's laptops) since I ...
Browsing wechat friend posts, and one image, as common as it actually is, the never say no type of moral pump, suddenly got me thinking.
I used to think the can do attitude is so positive, energetic, optimistic, worth holding on, worth broadcasting, worth preaching, worth teaching, worth affecting everyone ...continue reading
What is a nationalism? Is it a bad thing, or a good thing? The word always reminds me the dawn of WWII that Japan empire was, in my history education, powered by its fanatic nationalism spirits to conquer the world and to bring prosperity to its new lands.
What made ...continue reading
Juju local LXD
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Using Juju's LXD provider is the least-hassle way to start an experience of Juju and its charms. However, if you have done charm development for a while, you know making a one line of code change, deploying charm, then wait to see the new code got executed ← it's ...continue reading
Sharing economy is hot. Looking around, one can't help feeling just about everything can be shared. But then, you can't help asking yourself, "where does it end?"
Really, so cars can be shared, houses can be shared, stools can
Have you observed something that ppl do, and you just wonder what the hell*? Yes, I find human behavior very puzzling. Maybe it's just me that is not connected with surroundings and felt isolated. But seriously, there are just these things that ppl do that I can't help ...continue reading
I'm convinced now that the number one problem I am annoyed by the modern Chinese culture is that it create self-contradictory person. They speak in logics however they see fit without being aware of that two points coming out of their mouth are actually contradictory. Take it further, they ...continue reading
Art, a thought
Finished reading Kenneth Clark's Civilisation. I can't say I actually understand the book, because nearly every item he was talking about and describing with passion and logic, I had little idea. I barely recognized some names, and very little of the artifacts. Sculptures, some; paintings, nearly none; background ...continue reading
Tencent & Opium
Games, in my humble opinion, are just, bad. I know it's unfair to say so since I have grown out of that addiction phase, and every boy/man will go through that ...continue reading
Lost jobs, not really
These days, everywhere you turn, there is talk about AI, and one primary theme is the human fear of being replaced by robots, thus resulting in huge waves of layoffs and job loss, which then leads to social turmoils, revolutions, and government collapses. Horrible.
But if you think of it ...continue reading