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This is so very interesting a job ! alas, I am not good enough with Java ...


April fool's day. How many times have I been fooled by my own folly?

Super Tuesday for Eric as well... this Monkey year is full of surprises...

so here's the joke of the day I made on facebook following Larry Krauss post about LIGO's gravitational wave annoucement: 'why Thursday? Afraid of Ash Wednesday? '... Rumor has it... it's like real happening... this time...

nutella, I'll join you to fight the good fight in 2016! ...

also R.I.P Ian Murdock

Cray-4 supercomputer processor sold on Auction for $37,500.

1st ASIC bitcoin computer by 21.co is for $399 pre-order on Amazon.

Will you spent $399 to find out if its promise of giving digital consumer a tool so they might become not only a mere consumer but more productive and thoughtful designer for other digital products that better serve all under-served sectors of our interconnected human life? What other product/place that your current budget of $399 may be better spent?
19 Sep 2015 (updated 19 Sep 2015 at 14:50 UTC) »
FP on advogato is statically linked to two lousy authorship now? I don't believe it. Have we reached THE end of diverse content?


Here's my re-interpretation in English:

Whence SHIT comes from one hole, all is saved.
Whence SHIT comes from one hole and one mouth, hands are still good.
Whence SHIT comes from one hole, one mouth and two hands, one can still run away with his feet.
Whence SHIT comes from one hole, one mouth, two hands and three legs, all is doomed.

And of course, such foul language needs to be cleaned up with some compensation in another comparative reading.

盧梅坡〈雪梅〉:「梅雪爭春未肯降,騷人擱筆費評章。梅須遜雪三分白, 雪卻輸梅一段香。」這首詩從雪與梅之異同處出發,指出物各有其特色。 冬天的梅與雪,在春天隱而不見,因此引起了騷人墨客的歎惋。然也因此, 顯出梅的精神、雪的特殊。梅與雪同是冬景之一,然不同處則是梅有暗香, 雪有皚皚的白,各有各的特色,難以分出高下。這就如同每個人各有特色, 他人是替代不得的。

My rendition in English:

Ume blossoms on snow covered branches
yearn to be favored by the coming and going season
Idling scholars put away their pens
meditating on the life and death of winter blossoms

Ume ought not to subject itself to harsh winter snow
Yet snow is totally crushed by Ume's fleeting scent.
7 Aug 2015 (updated 7 Aug 2015 at 22:59 UTC) »

the other day, my kid called 9-1-1, attempting to evoke higher authority to shut me off doing the talking and scolding unafraid of his whining and crying in my own kitchen. Can you believe THAT? He says I committed crime of mental abuse. He's 13 now. He need to learn to handle other people's talking more constructively and gracefully. The best strategy if one doesn't like anybody or any group's talking, is to leave the premises after dropping his own hint of displeasing sentiment. I am all ears for any better work-around ... currently browsing http://labix.org/lunatic-python

18 Jul 2015 (updated 1 Aug 2015 at 17:17 UTC) »

note time stamp is NOT available? automated software UI is NOT reliable and compatible if their target is human individuals, not other software bots!

Senior Analyst, Data Insights And Reporting Job
Location: New York, NY, USA
Company: Bloomberg
Job Requisition Number:46560

The Role:

Bloomberg currently has a job opportunity for a Senior Analyst within the Global Accounting Operations department located in New York, NY. This position is primarily responsible for supporting Global Accounting Operations and the various businesses through reporting, dynamic analyses and driving improved data insights. In addition, this position identifies opportunities for systematic reporting and will partner with the SAP Solutions Center for the technical expertise required. We are seeking an enthusiastic self-starter who is motivated to deliver and drive useful reporting with analytical insights as well as successfully partners across the organization, with the proven ability to work well independently and on a team.

Key responsibilities for this position fall into three main categories: Reporting & Financial Analysis, Process & Systems, and Business Partnering.

Reporting & Financial Analysis: Provide practical counsel to business partners, internal customers and management in order to drive business results through the insightful use of financial analysis techniques, tools and concepts.

- Extract and manipulate complicated system data with standard data validation techniques
- Provide guidance to business partners around reporting requirements
- Create dashboards to provide consistency of data usage and transparency of business results
- Incorporate analytical insights to assist managers and decision makers
- Incorporate due diligence activities to ensure accuracy and completeness of results

Process & Systems: Understand and facilitate the integration of business processes, people and relevant technology, in order to identify, configure and communicate useful information, and to proactively assist with business decision making across the organization.

- Automate ad hoc and recurring reporting
- Evaluate, refine and implement procedural and operational control within your daily activities
- Effectively support decisions on more complex issues, giving consideration to relevant costs, benefits and risks
- Leverage the SAP Solutions Center for technical expertise on system data and automation

Business Partnering: Proactively assisting with change and influencing others across the organization in support of department goals and objectives through the delivery of reporting and analysis.


- Bachelor's degree with a preferred concentration in Finance, Accounting and/or Computer Information Sciences
- Minimum of 5 - 10 years of relevant experience
- Excellent knowledge of key accounting support functions, particularly Procure-to-Pay. Additionally knowledge of Order-to-Cash and Fixed Assets is a plus
- Financial reporting experience
- Knowledge of procedural and system controls and data validation techniques
- Ability to determine technical requirements for a project
- Advanced MS Excel skills
- Works well under pressure and is able to course correct when faced with unexpected challenges
- Ability to multi-task and perform well within a fast-paced, dynamic environment
- An independent worker, self-starter and solid team player with a strong work ethic and positive, can-do attitude
- Strong presence and communication skills, with ability to interact well with Senior Management
- SAP/Business Warehouse knowledge a plus
- Data modeling expertise a plus
- Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and financial internal controls a plus
- Knowledge of SQL server (version 2008 or higher) a plus
- Experience working on a Master Data initiative is a plus

The Company:

Bloomberg delivers critical information in a world where information matters. We give influential decision makers in business, finance and government a competitive edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of news, people and ideas. To do that, we need a constant flow of ideas, energy and innovation-which is where you come in.

At Bloomberg, you will have the opportunity to go above and beyond and to take risks. Be a part of an organization that is entering new markets, launching new ventures and pushing boundaries. Our ever-expanding array of technology, data, news and media services fosters innovation and empowers clients-and offers nearly limitless opportunities for career growth.

Job Segment: Database, ERP, Data Analyst, SAP, SQL, Technology, Data

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2 Jun 2015 (updated 2 Jun 2015 at 16:54 UTC) »

reading Report of the Subcommittee on Department of Justice Oversight
Committee on the Judiciary
United States Senate
published December 20, 2001
Report on the Government's Handling
of the Investigation and Prosecution
of Dr. Wen Ho Lee


btw, I am relieved somewhat to learn that Temple Univ. Provost was quoted of saying 'Dr. Xi is a man of good integrity' although I am amused by language used in this report.

“I would emphasis that I am exactly that — I’m an acting chair,” Napolitano told USA TODAY College. “I’m not here to make any changes. … If I was to be very optimistic I would say this would all be over in a couple of weeks and (Xi) would come back here to run things.”

source: http://college.usatoday.com/2015/05/29/temple-department-chair-accused-of-sharing-tech-secrets-with-chinese-government/

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