Category: Notes

HM : Terms

A : Architecture AFPFL : Anti Fascist Peoples’ Freedom League AFAIK : As Far As I Know AI : Artificial Intelligence BA : Bachelor of Arts BAPS : Burmese American Professional Society BASES : Burmese American Society of Engineers and Scientists BCS : Burma / Burmese Civil Service […]

Mother *

First Words The first words learned by children all over the world is “Mother” and it variants. English Myanmar Latin Pali Mother Types Mother’s Day Media Thanks to Four Mothers My Beloved Mother (Let Oo Saya) My Beloved Wife(Life Long Supporter) My Mother-in-law(Took care of several Grand Kids) […]

HM : Qualities

Quality Qualitative Analysis Quality Assurance (QA) Quality Engineering (QE) Software Quality of Assurance (SQA) Quality of Service (QoS) Quality of Life Some metrics Good health Some people do not want to live long without a good Quality of Life Good relationships at home and work Air Pollution (with […]

VB : Silicon Valley

Video Broadcast : # Several factors (e.g. Terman, Shockley) led to the birth of Silicon Valley. Terman Professor [later Dean] Frederick Terman joined Stanford University instead of the more established ones in the East (e.g. MIT) because of his health. He is known for encouraging his students such […]

VB : Basketball

Video Broadcast : #152 December 24, 2020 Game Five active players for each team Point Guard Shooting Guard Small Forward Power Forward Center Forward Scoring Two points (for regular basket) Three points (for a shot from beyond the arc) One point (for each successful free throw) Myanmar Basketball […]

VB : Ba Than

Video Broadcast : # Joined Rangoon University in 1947. Won Collegiate Scholarship Stood first for combined I.Sc. classes in 1949. Full Green, RUBC Studied twice at Imperial College, University of London Retired as Professor of Mechanical Engineering. His contemporaries include Dr. Myint Soe (Lawyer, founder of Burma Club […]

VB : New Year

Video Broadcast : # Universal January 1 is usually accepted as “New Year’s Day”. Some countries celebrate it as a holiday. December 31 is “New Year’s Eve”. Some sing “Auld Lang Syne” to usher in the New Year. Old Calendars The old Roman Calendar has only 10 months […]

VB : Luyechun

Video Broadcast : #090November 14, 2020 Introduction Luyechun is an award presented by the Ministry of Education to selected “outstanding students“. The initial program ran from 1964 to 1988. A new program was established a few years back. I was selected as RIT Luyechun in the summer of […]

VB : Tennis

Video Broadcast : # Game World Championship Davis Cup Olympics Grand Slam TournamentsAustralian OpenFrench OpenWimbledonUS Open Calendar Grand Slam WinnerRod Laver (as Amateur and Professional) Career Grand Slam Winner Tennis Court Tennis courts are provided by RU, RIT and Sports Organizations (e.g. at Theinbyu Court). Some homes have […]