Recruitment on Facebook
I told an EDB conference in Suntec City in 2005, a few days after my wife and son arrived in Singapore, about our intention to "change the course of human history."
Very big words.
Very very big words.
Am I used to lying, boasting or madness?
A new chapter, a new journey has started already. Dangers and risks are there but no fear. Loneliness and sadness are there but no bitterness.
So, there is a good deal better chance to prove my BIG WORDS.
Audacious Problem Solving
Our software/programming team was having World-class problems, i.e. there are no solutions yet on Google, StackOverFlow, Quora, and many other online forums and discussion groups.
Is my design technically not feasible?
I joked, "That will work because I am the CEO". It's Steve Jobs's line to argue with his Engineers.
Then I said seriously, "That will work because I a monkey-scientist". Such scientists are humble and playful and full of self-directed humor, the kind of sense of humor that Eistein said is good for preventing insanity ;-)
We solved the issues we had with Django ORM, by borrowing some techniques for Fowler's Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture and some techniques from J2EE world.