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Hla Min (Lifelong Learner)

Life Long Learner, Educator, Distinguished Toastmaster, Writer, Editor, Expert in Computer Science and Technology

Kindness

Random acts of kindness may be reciprocated even by seemingly bad people. My father volunteered at a “Bain Phut Ah Thin” for rehabilitating opium addicts. He gave a rehabilitated addict some money to pay for the fare back home. It was an act of random kindness. During the […]

Ethics and Education

In primary school at PPBRS (Private Primary Boundary Road School). we had to study “Mingalar Kabyar ” by Dagon U Tun Myint. I received a Thermos Flask for successfully reciting the Kabyar. During our middle and high school days at SPHS (St. Paul’s High School), there was a […]

Casualties and CPR

CPR can help save lives. M72 batch is a closely knit group. They are known for their gentlemen acts as well as seemingly childish behavior. They tease each other often testing the limits of patience.To outsides, they appear to be quarreling. Ko Tha Tun (M72) is from the […]

Health

People can pass away unexpectedly. Some time back, a dhamma friend visited the Grand Canyon. She was healthy, but succumbed to a Heat Stroke. The temperature was 114 degrees Fahrenheit. People, who take care of their ailing loved ones, can be stressed out physically and mentally. Ma Khin […]

Demise of some companies

Silicon Graphics Incorporated (SGI) was a top company selling $10,000+ work stations. Its customers include the movie companies doing computer animation. With the advent of powerful graphic chips and PCs which offer graphics and animations at reasonable prices, SGI folded. Computer History Museum (CHM) bought one of the […]

EE69ers

Great Photo taken in August 1969 by Ko Thein Swe (EP69) They were the humble, hard working classmates of EE69ers who usually shared knowledge with each other when someone could not catch up lectures/text-books. The great photo was taken in August 1969. 4th Row, L to R:- Myint […]