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Posts Tagged ‘stupid

One Example of eBay’s Trading API Java SDK Consistent Inconsistencies

Thursday, 13 January 2011

I’m in the middle of  a project for my graduate degree which involves creating a helper app for eBay sellers to list their items on eBay through its Trading API. I’m writing it in Java so I’m using their Java SDK. The version I’m currently using is version 687, their latest one. I’ve been bitching […]

Stupid Product: Hawaii Chair

Wednesday, 6 February 2008

Those geniuses from TV products world have come up with yet another way for us to part with our hard-earned money: The Hawaii Chair. Their tagline? If you can sit, you can get fit. Oh yeah! Taking the work from workout. But seriously guys, have you ever tried working on one of these? Perhaps you […]

Things to Do to Ameliorate Your Mistakes at the Office

Wednesday, 16 January 2008

I remember my biggest oops ever since I joined The Company. It was when I was tasked with finding alternatives to several office equipments. I easily found them over the Web and gave my boss several recommendations. He agreed to my suggestions and sent me to compose an internal memo to the guys at procurement. […]

Shameless, Crooked Cop Extorts Tourists

Saturday, 1 December 2007

Had this happened anywhere else, I couldn’t care less. Alas, this happened in one of Indonesia’s best-known tourism location. I’m ashamed. Why did the bastard do it all the while he was laughing, playing nice, trying to chat up the victims. Tsk! All the while all of those money spent trying to woe tourists to […]

If PITA is Already Cheating Now, I Wonder What Will Happen Next

Monday, 26 November 2007

This morning near The Office, I saw a huge banner advertising a national congress of a political party, PITA (Partai Indonesia Tanah Air Kita or – loosely translated – Our Homeland Indonesia Party). You see, they abbreviate their party’s name to PITA, while I think it should have been abbreviated to PITAK. They’re trying to […]