My Stupidity, overly confident on the Experiment.

Posted on: Sat, 07/08/2006 - 15:45 By: dae

Recently I have been busy writing a journal paper about the latest technique in checking the force closure. Since the start of Ph.D. I know that I am very illiterate on the mathematic. I do not have sufficient knowledge on Linear Algebra. Moreover, I am too negligent on the math. The danger is when you think you know something but actually you don't. I feel overconfident in something I should not. It is backfiring on me right now.

sshd on windows

Posted on: Thu, 07/06/2006 - 12:02 By: dae

The new project I am implementing is a content distribution system. The problem is that clients are deployed all over the country and the bandwidth is not a luxury we have, so remote desktop might not be possible. Moreover, maintenance of the project requires only editing of some text file, checking the log, etc. FTP would be enough but again, the network is inside a VPN that my very own machine cannot access directly. I must login to the main server first before I can access VPN. So the naive choice is sshd.

i18n in drupal.

Posted on: Wed, 07/05/2006 - 10:49 By: dae

After struggling for a long time. Finally, I have managed to get the internationalization module works as I want. the only problem is that I use the wrong block for accessing the translated page. We have to use Translation bock, not the Language Swithcer block, even though they look the same in in the appearance but it works totally different. Language switcher is just a languaeg swithcer of course. It does nothing except that letting a user select his/her prefered language and then display a content of that language only.

Drupal Access

Posted on: Sun, 07/02/2006 - 12:54 By: dae

After trying a lot of drupal access control module, the one that seems to suit my style is taxonomy access control lite (tac_lite), being able to set visibility for each vocabulary separately.

However, it does not support the entry that is already posted. I have to edit the database myself with

INSERT INTO drupal_node_access VALUES (xx,yy,'tac_lite',1,0,0);

where xx = node id and yy = group id (role id).

Cannes Lions 2006

Posted on: Thu, 06/29/2006 - 15:38 By: dae

The result of [Cannes Lions Advertisity 2006] is out. This year there are seven Thai ad films that got gold medal. Sadly, my favorite ones, Siang Pure Oil and My Son (Thai Insurance) do not recieve any awards. Smart Purse and Black Up coffee did not submit to the festival.

If anyone got the entire archive of this year award winners, please let me know :D

Just a babbling

Posted on: Sun, 06/25/2006 - 14:28 By: dae

After read Koh's Blog, I feel a strong surge to play FF IX (well, I havn't play it yet, even though it has been released for almost 6 years. I say I need time, but I usually eventually spend the time on other game T_T. In fact, I should concentrate on writing a journal paper. Stupid me....


Posted on: Mon, 06/19/2006 - 16:51 By: dae

No, not the Minister of Information and Communication Technology but a time zone. Whenever we set up a linux box and selecting a time zone of asia/bangkok, we would encounter with a question like "Does ICT looks sensible to you?" More lately, I was asked what is ICT from its appearance in each entry in our planet. Well, We know that ICT is the time zone of Thailand but we never know what does it stand for.

Well, wikipedia is your best friend. It turns out that ICT stands for Indochina Time. A freaking name, though.

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