Software engineering team project quickstart

One of the things I learnt during group formation is that getting all the information needed from a group of strangers is a bit of a pain. Slowly collecting information over instant messaging is cumbersome and annoying. A contact sheet shared between everyone is the way to go here. I’ve created one here that’s useful as a template for future software engineering teams.

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Hello CS3216!

Hello CS3216! My name is Zhang Yi Jiang. I’m a second year CS student, and my speciality is web development and UI and UX design. You may know me as the developer for the School of Computing Freshmen Orientation Project website, or that weirdo who keeps a pony by his side as he pounds out code in the COM-1 common area. Nice to meet you!

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On a Slow Train Out of Pasir Ris

You get a lot of time in the army. Not, unfortunately, a lot of time to eat, sleep, or clean yourself up, but you do get a lot of time to think. These are a collection of random, possibly disjointed thoughts which occurred to me in my spare time. Some of them are not pleasant, but I think it would be healthy to get them out of my system sometimes.

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Hello, world

Writing the first blog post on your new blog is like giving birth to a baby. No, that’s a terrible analogy. It’s more akin to… giving a speech after winning the presidential elections. But with a lot less pomp and ceremony. You think ahead of yourself. How will future me look back 10 years at this post? How will I see myself back here, sweating over every word, because every word, every letter, every bit and byte I put out there will be immortalized…

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