AfterShot Pro 1.2.0.7

It’s great to see that Corel released latest update to support new cameras. However, the new version would not import Canon 5D mark II RAW files correctly. After an import, the images would look blank when it supposed to have image content. Here is a screen capture of what I see:         […]

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HowTo: Setup GWT remote logging

I find the official documentation on remote logging wasn’t complete. Here are my notes based on various web sites I visited (here, here, and here). Hope this helps! App.gwt.xml You should add the inherits statement below. You should be able to adjust the log level to any of the following: ALL, FINEST, FINER, FINE, CONFIG, INFO, […]

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Bluetooth Keyboard

Motorola bluetooth keyboard just arrived today and I am happy to use it to type this blog post. :) The only thing I wished it can do is to support Asian language keyboard layouts with Android.  Besides that, I did notice that the keyboard would cause one of the keys to trigger multiple times when […]

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/dev/mapper issue

During installation of the latest version of Ubuntu, I realized that /dev/mapper was hogging two of my HDs, caused them unusable. After looked around online for solutions, this page solved my issue initially. The mapped device returned after reboot. So, I looked around again and found this page, which explained the root cause of my […]

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Creating a strategy

Here are my notes from the following sources: Bringing Science to the Art of Strategy, Your Strategy Needs a Strategy, and from Gina Airey’s talk on strategic planning. Problems of strategic planning: In some cases, “strategic planning does not product novel strategies. Instead, it perpetuate the status quo.” In other cases, out-of-box thinking “may result […]

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