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I finally got to force myself to do something about this domain name which I purchased sometime ago. Well, setting up a Linux server and spending some time configuring Apache is a breeze especially with most of the new Linux distributions now coming with a bunch of applications usually pre-configured. With the help of "linuxconf", on the latest Mandrake Linux 7.2, it's neat, tidy, simple, fast and easy! Soon, gone will be the days of command-line editing on term-consoles. Those poor geeks will start hating the GUIs users!

So now that this site is up, I hope to achieve more than just this simple dead site by Q1 next year as I will be on vacation soon to rest my mind and refocus my mind on myself, my surroundings, my family, relatives and all my friends whom I have lost contact with for the past 14 months that I have been working for my current employer, WizOffice.com

Many people asked me, "Why have you been so busy at work?" and my only answer is, this company which I joined is young and it is like a newborn baby that needs feeding, grooming and a lot of nurturing and I am proud to admit that I was head-hunted for this position to head the Information Systems Dept.

While I am saying all this, my bosses are already working on with their new ideas, penetrating new markets and growing the company in Asia to new heights. Now that we have operations in 5 countries in Asia-Pacific and listed on the mainboard of Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX), we have to work even harder to prove to the weak market sentiments and prognosis of the analysts which is going against dotcoms and technology companies.

Well, that's the pace when you work in a dot.com. You need to capitalize what you have now while you are hot and capture the market while you are still sizzling because that is the only way to stay on-top of what you have built.

That's all for now and I wish you all a Merry Christmas, Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and a Happy New Year. Let's all hope year 2001 will be a better year for dot.coms before it turns out to be the dot.bombs for technology companies.

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