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Table Tennis Olympians: Ariel Hsing, Lily Zhang and Timothy Wang

The Olympic game is just right at the corner, last week I got to meet with a few US Table Tennis Olympians before they head to London in July: Ariel Hsing, Lily Zhang and Timothy Wang.

Ariel Hsing, the most charismatic and charming among the three, and she also did remind me of a Korean actress

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How media controls what we see

It has been ages since I last posted an entry. I've been spending my time writing two screenplays and also working on a video project with some friends.

Anyway, my friends and I went to Oakland and shot some footage last week, it was partly for the project we are doing, and partly because we just wanted to learn more about what is happening after seeing/reading so much about the Occupy movement there.

In the Bay Area, Oakland is always the spotlight of the occupy movement, violent protest, conflicts, gun fig...Read more

over 5 years ago 0 likes  2 comments  0 shares

Is film festival as important as it used to be?

I've just read an article and the writer (who is also a filmmaker and film festival programmer) questions the existing value of film festival as the technology of streaming video is becoming more and more advanced.

While I don't totally agree, it is true that if your sole purpose is to reach a wide audience, film festival is no way comparable to streaming v...Read more

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A visit to the Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum

Last weekend I didn't have much to do and went hanging out with friends. We came across some posting on the web and found a silent film screening at night...

So we just took a chance and went to the Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum, didn't expect anything... but then just realized it is definitely one of the more interesting discoveries of the year..

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almost 6 years ago 0 likes  1 comments  0 shares

Osama bin Laden is history...

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNYmK19-d0U&feature=featured

I was watching the news just now, seeing the crowd celebration in NY somehow reminds me of the final scene of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi when the rebels are celebrating the Emperor's death...

Will the world become safer? or will there be more bin Laden in the future?

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The common question for bloggers: How to boost your blog views?

Seeing the social media panel ad, it just kinda reminded me of a question I got asked a few times before by my friends:

friends: "Hey, man, your blog sucks, there is no sexy girls and you talk about crap every time, how can you get so many views?"

me: "Thank Edison..."

friends: "...??"

Certainly, reputation is the most important. If you're Andy Lau or Stephen Chow, everyone would like to check out what you are saying, you don'...Read more

about 6 years ago 0 likes  2 comments  0 shares

Looking for talent (SF Bay Area only)

I'm planning on a video project and hoping to find some talents to join. Ideally:

  • male or female ok

  • roughly below 35 (not discrimination but the target audience is supposed to be the younger group)

  • energetic, outgoing, eloquent, not afraid to speak in public

  • speak Cantonese or Mandarin fluently

  • able to read/write Chinese (at least intermediate level)

  • gonna be in the Bay Area for a while (that means, not frequent traveler ...Read more

over 6 years ago 0 likes  0 comment  0 shares

Wake up! The world doesn't revolve round us!

I just read this news and really think it is ridiculous for the college student to make a fuss over such a matter!

http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/apple-ceo-steve-jobs-liu-student-chelsea-kate/story?id=11686415

In short, this arrogant college senior needed input for a paper she is writing and she called apple's media relation department in vain. She then wrote email to Steve Job...Read more

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Trip tp Caribbean Sea

Went on a trip to Caribbean Sea, check the photo album if you're interested. The Mayan ruins is definitely the place that impressed most. I have always been a fan of the ancient civilization, be it Maya, Inca or others early civilization, so it was really great being there, touching the walls and seeing it with my own eyes.. nice experience!

Right now i'm working on something...Read more

almost 7 years ago 0 likes  1 comments  0 shares

Some websites to raise fund for projects

Not sure if anyone heard of this website before: http://www.kickstarter.com/

Someone forwarded this site to me, and It looks like a promising way to raise fund for creative projects, and also kinda reminds me of another website www.chipin.com. Certainly, it is always not easy to raise money for something usually considered as non productive or without money making potential, but it's not bad to gi...Read more

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Languages Spoken
english, cantonese, mandarin
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San francisco, United States
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Member Since
May 14, 2007

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