Month: February 2020

Programming Language

Update : February 29, 2020 In Computer Science and applications, a Programming Language is a language used to program (e.g. instruct) computers. Machine Language In the early days, computer engineers and selected programmers have to program in Machine Language (with strings of Zeroes and Ones). They are due […]

Macro

Update : February 29, 2020 For our discussion, a Macro is a text pattern with one or more arguments (or parameters). Assembly Languages and Scripts support Macros. We will illustrate Macros with some prayers. Example of a Macro Some people take the Three Refuges as follows. I take […]

Language Classification

Update : February 29, 2020 There are several ways to classify languages. In Computer Science and applications, a Programming Language is a language used to program (e.g. instruct) computers. In the early days, computer engineers and selected programmers have to program in Machine Language (with strings of Zeroes […]

Library

Update : February 29, 2020 The Chief Librarians for Universities’ Central Library (UCL) include BBS U Khin Zaw (“K”), U Thein Han (Zawgyi) and U Thaw Kaung. U Khin Zaw, father of U Wint Khin Zaw, served as the first director of “Myanmar Ah Than” (Burma Broadcasting Service). […]

Heritage

Update : February 29, 2020 Heritage may stand for property handed over to an heir. Heritage may mean tradition. Heritage may mean something that is transmitted by or acquired from a predecessor. UNESCO provides grant for sites that have been designated as “Unesco Heritage Site”. Yangon Heritage Trust […]

Garawa

Update : February 29, 2020 It is a time honored tradition to pay respect to one’s parents, mentors and elders. Garawa can be performed at any time. Thadingyut is one occasion where most Burmese pay respect to their elders. In our younger days, some come to our parent’s […]

Gandhi and Nehru

Update : February 29, 2020 Mahatma Gandhi Born Mohandas K Gandhi, he became known as “Mahatma” and “Gandhiji”. Indira Gandhi Indira Gandhi is the daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru, Prime Minister of India. Nehru’s letter to his daughter became a model for some writers (e.g. Saya U Aung Zaw […]

Fire

Update : March 1, 2020 Fire is a good servant but a bad master. Fire is one of man’s five enemies. There are several causes of fire. They include ArsonFailure of power and gas lines Hate crimesLightningNegligence Wild Fire Three Wild Fires in California in 2018 In 2018, […]