Archive for the ‘Tips’ Category

November 16, 2014 0

The iPhone6 (HIDDEN) killer feature on Verizon

By in Technology, Tips

Tweet When the iPhone 6 specs were first released, I was completely underwhelmed. The upgrade that finally put me over the edge was the improved camera which performs much much better in low light situations that previous models (see comparison below).     Photo taken with iPhone 5   Same photo taken with iPhone 6 […]

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January 23, 2012 9

Sharing internet and wifi with Windows 7 (Problems and fixes for Connectify and other methods)

By in Technology, Thoughts, Tips

Tweet       (this entry was done haphazardly with no screenshots because I don’t have my own Windows 7 machine to double check.  i wanted to at least post something now so i didn’t forget the steps.  I’ll clean up and add screenshots later.  1/22/12) While on a trip to India in January where […]

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December 15, 2011 0

HOW TO make the Best, Most Convenient, Poached Egg evarrr!: method, explanation

By in Food, Tips

Tweet Every time I learn something new about egg preparation, I write a post on it thinking I have finally found the most convenient and tastiest way to prepare an egg with a runny yolk.  My goals are quickness of preparation, ease of cleanup (minimizing dish/apparatus washing), and quality/consistency of egg (runny yolk, not over […]

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December 15, 2011 3

How To Make Page Numbers in Powerpoint permanent, inaccessible, uneditable, background etc.!

By in Technology, Tips

Tweet I recently spent a lot of time trying to create a template in Powerpoint where a few elements were in the background of the slide master and thus uneditable (untouchable, permanent).  Inserting an omnipresent logo and positioning a new text box was easy – dropping them in the master slide made them appear on […]

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November 23, 2011 1

Japanese Onsen Tamago (Japanese Softboiled Eggs!!!)

By in Food, Tips

Tweet After having an egg brunch with a friend where we tested out a less than stellar egg poaching device, I remembered I should post my youtube video about Japanese softboiled eggs.  Back in 2007 while living in Tokyo I came across a crazy Japanese softboiled egg that cracked open like a raw egg but […]

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November 10, 2011 2

Problem Fix: iPhoto still shows already imported photos from iPhone: Explantation & Solution!

By in iPhone, Technology, Tips

Tweet One of the many joys of having an iPhone is always having a pretty decent digital camera on me at all times (aside from low light situations…i can’t wait for the iphone that has good night time photo taking abilities!).  Since I got my first iPhone in 2008, I have been snapping away and […]

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November 9, 2011 0

A php script to reformat email addresses to remove quotes and carrots

By in Coding, Technology, Tips

Tweet “Your Name” <yourname@domain.com>       😛   I am in the middle of writing a script that takes in emails and saves its content to a database.  The location in the database depends on who the sender is which I determine from their email address.  The problem is sometimes the email address in a header more […]

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October 12, 2011 2

Blueprint CSS and Dreamweaver Problem (AND FIX!)

By in Technology, Tips, UX

Tweet               I know that hardcore programmers find it embarrassing to use a WYSIWYG web editor when coding sites but seeing as I am not a hardcore programmer, I don’t mind.  It’s nice to be messing around with HTML and CSS and see the results of your work immediately. I […]

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September 29, 2011 0

HBS Pro Tip: Sushi at Spangler

By in Business School, Food, Harvard, Tips

Tweet   We’re lucky that the facilities at Harvard Business School are nice.  Our gym is the best of all the Harvard schools and our food is surprisingly decent.  In fact, sushi at Spangler Dining Hall is pretty freaking good.   Here’s a little pro tip for ordering sushi at HBS.  If you like Nigiri […]

September 17, 2011 0

Tips for new Harvard Business School students – Welcome, RC’s!

By in Business School, Harvard, Tips

Tweet   This year, I had a few friends entering HBS and was excited to be able to impart some of the knowledge about how to navigate HBS.  Figured I’d post an email I wrote to them in case it helped others out there.  It is important to note that some of this might not […]