Eileen Yu

Eileen Yu began covering the IT industry when Asynchronous Transfer Mode was still hip and e-commerce was the new buzzword. Currently a freelance blogger and content specialist based in Singapore, she has over 15 years of industry experience with various publications including ZDNet, IDG, and Singapore Press Holdings. Eileen majored in Journalism at The University of Queensland, Australia, where she wrote an honours thesis titled: To Censor or Not: The Great Singapore Dilemma. In her By The Way blog, she enjoys seeing how far she can push the line when blogging about technology, government regulations, and politics in Singapore and the rest of Asia.

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Is a balanced work life for real?

Is a balanced work life for real?

weekly roundup A journalist's job is somewhat similar to a doctor's--both are on call 24 hours by 7 days a week. While we obviously have official working hours--I suppose because labor laws demand it--we need to be ready to get right back into action at a whim's notice, either to perform emergency surgery or to cover a news-breaking event.

published August 3, 2006 by

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Attaining storage nirvana

Attaining storage nirvana

It's no secret that enterprise storage requirements are growing, and managing storage resources is causing many IT managers headaches. I don't expect the explosion of data, thanks to the growth in e-mail and digital media, regulatory compliance, and so on, to abate any time soon, too.

published August 2, 2006 by

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Attaining storage nirvana

Attaining storage nirvana

It's no secret that enterprise storage requirements are growing, and managing storage resources is causing many IT managers headaches. I don't expect the explosion of data, thanks to the growth in e-mail and digital media, regulatory compliance, and so on, to abate any time soon, too.

published August 2, 2006 by

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Unhappy about something? **** it!

Unhappy about something? **** it!

Nope, I wasn't spouting vulgarities, but I'm hoping that the headline demonstrates what happens when one gets over-zealous with self-censorship, or censorship of any form.I view self-censorship in journalism as a necessary evil, practised in the name of social responsibility, national patriotism and in some cases, commercially driven obligations--who are we trying to kid, even CNN and the New York Times operate on profits and revenues.

published July 31, 2006 by

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Unhappy about something? **** it!

Unhappy about something? **** it!

Nope, I wasn't spouting vulgarities, but I'm hoping that the headline demonstrates what happens when one gets over-zealous with self-censorship, or censorship of any form.I view self-censorship in journalism as a necessary evil, practised in the name of social responsibility, national patriotism and in some cases, commercially driven obligations--who are we trying to kid, even CNN and the New York Times operate on profits and revenues.

published July 31, 2006 by

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Match made in heaven?

Match made in heaven?

weekly roundup Both AMD and ATI have been underdogs in the processor and graphics cards markets at one point or another. But in recent years, both have managed to overcome the odds to give their bigger rivals a run for their money, with better technology at cheaper prices.

published July 27, 2006 by

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Match made in heaven?

Match made in heaven?

weekly roundup Both AMD and ATI have been underdogs in the processor and graphics cards markets at one point or another. But in recent years, both have managed to overcome the odds to give their bigger rivals a run for their money, with better technology at cheaper prices.

published July 27, 2006 by

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India steps up as Asia's powerhouse

India steps up as Asia's powerhouse

weekly roundup Just like the United States took over the reins as the world's leading economic powerhouse a few decades back, India and China--with their IT prowess and sheer market size--have been tipped to be next in line to become future economic giants. And this week, it seems that India has taken its first step toward the throne.

published July 20, 2006 by

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India steps up as Asia's powerhouse

India steps up as Asia's powerhouse

weekly roundup Just like the United States took over the reins as the world's leading economic powerhouse a few decades back, India and China--with their IT prowess and sheer market size--have been tipped to be next in line to become future economic giants. And this week, it seems that India has taken its first step toward the throne.

published July 20, 2006 by

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Where IT meets business

Where IT meets business

weekly roundup Know someone who would go ga-ga over the latest gadgets and gizmos? I certainly do, and in fact, I'm probably one of them as well.

published July 6, 2006 by

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