Posts Tagged "malaysia"

TheBackpackr featured in Maxis videos

TheBackpackr featured in Maxis videos
Maxis Communications is one of the leading mobile communications service providers in Malaysia and is the provider that pioneered 3G services in the country. They have kept their competitive edge through the years, despite more competition from new service providers entering the market by knowing their target market and customers’ individual preferences well. As technology becomes more readily available and…

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Malaysia goes viral on Twitter. Thanks #yorais!

Malaysia goes viral on Twitter. Thanks #yorais!
You've heard the phrase, you cannot create something viral: it just becomes viral. And it's absolutely true! On January 16th 2010, the Malaysian Information Communication and Culture minister, Dr Rais Yatim stated the following, which was deemed as rather preposterous. This had the whole Internet up in arms against him, especially on the Twittersphere. Here's an excerpt on what he…

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Yasmin Ahmad’s talk at TEDxKL

Yasmin Ahmad’s talk at TEDxKL
Slightly over a month has passed since Yasmin Ahmad addressed a crowd of about a hundred at the TEDxKL talk, and today, we mourn her loss. The sudden passing was definitely a shock for many and it just goes to show how frail and fragile life really is. I was honored to be given the opportunity to record her live,…

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“Live” interview with Datuk Dr Maximus Ongkili

“Live” interview with Datuk Dr Maximus Ongkili
Today, The Star Online hosted a "live" interview with Datuk Dr Maximus Ongkili, Science, Technology and Innovation minister of Malaysia via an IRC like interface where viewers could read moderated questions posed to him and his replies.The topic was The Internet: Is speed all that matters? I was interested to see what he would have to say and how live…

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Kuala Lumpur city hall website hacked

Kuala Lumpur city hall website hacked
Wow, I end the year with spelling errors on the national postal service website, and I start the year with an "interesting message" for the Kuala Lumpur City Hall left by a certain interesting individual with the handle "manadocoding". It's supposedly left for a "malingsia" - or is that supposedly Malaysia? Whatever the case, it's really embarrassing - and no…

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