What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World

Sunday, 18 October, 2009

Tina Seelig, executive director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program at Stanford University, gave a talk on “What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World” at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17, 2009 as part of the University of Rochester entrepreneurship lecture series.

It is important of how we decide to unpack and look at a problem.

Here is a link to Stanford’s Entrepreneur Corner (with many cool videos).

[via Leona]


Hello Google Wave

Wednesday, 30 September, 2009

Some of Google Wave‘s features look pretty cool.

Here is Google Wave Developer Preview at Google I/O 2009


“Long Hair Revolution” (長毛革命) selected to be part of Library and Archives Canada collection

Friday, 1 May, 2009

20130306 Long Hair Revolution at Library and Archives Canada - Screen capture

Today, I am deeply honoured to share with you the news that “Long Hair Revolution (長毛革命)”, my debut documentary about the rebel Hong Kong politician Leung Kwok-hung (nickname Long Hair), is now part of the federal government Library and Archives Canada permanent collection in Ottawa (web link to LIVE http://collectionscanada.gc.ca site database query). (Jan 6th, 2015 Update: Here is a link to Government of Canada “Long Hair Revolution” Item Number (ISN) 416953 at Library and Archives Canada.)

Long Hair (Leung Kwok-hung) on the phone (which is almost always)

Feel free to watch “Long Hair Revolution” on YouTube to see an atypical Long Hair in 2004 that is calm and reflective during one of the most eventful months in Hong Kong financial and political history.

Library and Archives Canada collects and preserves Canada’s documentary heritage, and makes it accessible to all Canadians. This heritage includes publications, archival records, sound and audio-visual materials, photographs, artworks, and electronic documents such as websites.

Acknowledgment: Special thanks for all the help from Nicolas and Steve at Library and Archives Canada and Michele for discovering my film in 2008.


Michael Milken & Mohammad Yunus on Charlie Rose

Sunday, 9 November, 2008

The unlikely pairing of Michael “Mr. Junk Bond” Milken & Mohammad Yunus appear together on Charlie Rose.


Paul Krugman (post-Nobel Prize) on Charlie Rose

Wednesday, 29 October, 2008

Here is Paul Krugman (post-Prize) on Charlie Rose on Oct 23, 2008.


Congrats Christine Cheung for winning a $10,000 Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Foundation’s emerging artists award

Wednesday, 22 October, 2008

I am so excited for my friend Christine Cheung for winning a Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Foundation’s emerging artists award. Here is an excerpt from Calgary Herald “Lieutenant-Governor awards for local artists“,

Five Calgary artists emerged from bed Monday $10,000 richer, thanks to a new arts award sponsored by the Alberta Lieutenant- Governor.

Calgary filmmaker and animator Anne Koizumi, theatre director Simon Mallett, multi-media artist Chad VanGaalen, installation artist Robin Arseneault, and painter Christine Cheung were selected along with singer/songwriter Colleen Brown, composer Aaron Gervais and violinist Andrew Wan of Edmonton, sculptor Dawn Deterando of Red Deer and novelist Sherry Coffey of Athabasca as the initial recipients of the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Foundation’s emerging artists awards.

[…] Each winner receives a cheque for $10,000, with no stipulations as to how they can spend it.

Here is my extensive video interview with Christine earlier this year in Feb 2008.

Congrats Christine. I’m so happy for you.


Ben, Congrats for getting your MBA

Friday, 10 October, 2008

Ben, Congrats for getting your MBA today.

And I wish you all the best.

Here is a Warren Buffett chat with MBA students which I blogged about previously. I hope you will enjoy this classic.

Ben, I know you are looking for a job and I think the section where Warren talks about job will be great to watch too. (starts around 18:55) Have fun and Congrats.

Warren Buffett MBA Talk 2007 (?)


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