Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Power of Confession

The second half of this semester goes really fast. It is indeed the exam week now.

In the past week, I experienced the most intensive reading week in my four-year's university life in NUS.Actually, the last three weeks are the most intensive weeks in my whole life. I guess I will never forget these sleepless days, staying overnight with the passionate and super intelligent team mates.

Some highlights:
1. Wednesday's Project Demo.
Our app turns out to be very popular. Though we didn't know that we were supposed to provide a project id for voters to vote until the project showcase was almost finished, it is still encouraging to find out that we received very good feedback from the few only voters.

All positive!
I have problem to sleep over time for meetings or lectures. This app really helps to address the problem by integrate some games in suitable difficulties and nice group event message!! 
Interesting app
Interesting idea
"Very easy to use and a lot of interesting functions.
You can think about increasing the number of games."
very nice idea, cute yet functional and sleek interface. Very smooth animations which make the app look very polished. Hope their app can make it to the app store!
very nice interface, good idea and cute implementation. Very nice!
nice one
"Very interesting and creative!
It is extremely useful for group meeting, in my opinion."

Our team is planning to polish the code after the exam and post it to the app store. We can make it!

2. I bought an ebook from Douban http://read.douban.com/reader/ebook/565846/  titling
"不说,就真来不及了-纽约客的临终遗言"which means "It will be too late if you don't say it now-- New Yorkers' last words." 

The author said that he spent 350 dollars posting an advertisement on the New York Times newspaper collecting anonymous last words from the New Yorkers as a way to study confession psychology of human beings. He selected 28 stories and made them into the book. I was shocked by the deep meaning of the first two stories and bought the whole book after the free trial. Though I later knew from a review saying that the stories might not be true and the author might be fake, I read though the whole book on Sunday morning and found the lessons of the confessions really worth learning.  It is profound, which reminds me of religion and the seven deadly sins in the bible. People die for some reasons. Humans are too weak to be lured by sins. Without a strong and righteous moral law, it is very hard(or impossible) to maintain a innocent life. Be alerted!


3. On Friday evening, my teammates and I went to have dinner and then sing Karaoke to release the stress after the hard days. It was great.


I noticed that my blogger audiences are mostly from Russia after Google Reader is said to be shutting down. Maybe I shall write my own website and post the blogs there.

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