Category: A – E

HM : Disaster

It is sad to learn about disasters happening in various parts of the world. Several are natural disasters. A few are man-made disasters. Despite advantages in technology, there is no reliable and cost-effective system [yet] to predict and/or prevent disasters. There are general predictions like “the coming of […]


Emotional Intelligence EI may stand for Emotional Intelligence. It is often expressed as EQ (E Quotient). Sayagyi Dr. Aung Gyi gave a Key Note at SPZP-2000 on the importance of EI and EQ. Electrical Inspectorate EI may stand for Electrical Inspectorate. Saya U Htin Paw (EE58, GBNF) worked […]

HM : Energy

In High School Physics, we learned about Potential Energy and Kinetic Energy. We studied some old laws such as the “Law of Conservation of Energy”. Energy comes in different forms (e.g. Mechanical, Thermal, Electric, Chemical, Nuclear). Alternative energy sources (e.g. Solar, Wind) were marketed with Tax Incentives. E […]

HM : Definitions

Generalist versus Specialist A generalist is a person who knows less and less about more and more until he/she practically knows nothing about everything. A specialist is a person who knows more and more about less and less until he/she practically knows everything about nothing. Optimist, Pessimist and […]

HM : Encyclopedia

Early Encyclopedias “Chamber’s Cyclopaedia” was one of the earliest encyclopedias. It covered 40+ subjects. In our younger days, we had “Pear’s Soap” and “Pear’s Cyclopaedia”. The company was probably building its brand name by supporting the publication of an encyclopedia. Encyclopedia Britannica My uncle had a set of […]

HM : De La Salle

De La Salle Brothers De La Salle Brothers is an Order in the Catholic Church.The mission is to promote education. A Brother is one who has taken three vows :ChasityLoyaltyand Poverty. De La Salle Schools in Burma The De La Salle Brothers founded the following schools in Burma. […]

HM : Data

Classification There are several ways to classify data. The list is not exhaustive. Structured Data Semi-structured Data Unstructured Data Data Types Private Public Personal Shared Internal External Secret Confidential Classified Top-secret Streaming Audio Streaming Video Image Raw Processed Information Knowledge Encrypted Statistical Census Metadata Mark up Abstract Data […]

HM : Casualties

Bo Aung Kyaw Ko Aung Kyaw was struck by a baton on December 20, 1938 during the third RU student boycott. He is a early casualty in the struggle for Burma’s independence. He was named “Bo Aung Kyaw”. Sparks Street was renamed as Bo Aung Kyaw Street. December […]