This is an epilogue to: "A letter for your continuous improvement" I was fired. Of course I would be. I had a long discussion with the HR person and we agreed to disagree on our ideals. She perceives values in human interactions and harmony. I perceive values in measurable results and efficiency. While I believe… Continue reading The right to disagree
It usually takes a long time for me to finish writing a chapter. It goes without saying that even in a fictional context, I tend to spend a lot of time on researches: the vocabulary existed in the era (estimated 14 to 15 century AD), the clothes people wore in the era, buildings, materials, onomatopoeia… Continue reading To my Viking cabin mates at Camp NaNoWriMo
What makes a leader? I'll answer the question with a list of truths about leadership presented by General Manager Mr. Richard Carruth at ON Semiconductor seminar I took part in yesterday. Inspirational talk! You Make a Difference Credibility Is the Foundation of Leadership Values Drive Commitment Focusing on the Future Sets Leaders Apart You Can’t… Continue reading What makes a leader?
I found myself pondering the idea of metadata and data for days when I first encountered them. Simply put, metadata is "the description of data" or data sources, while data is "the description", the information stored in the sources. They are defined implicitly, very loosely hinged on the chosen perspective of what one considers data.… Continue reading Solving a misconception with metadata