1963

Video Broadcast : #120 December 9, 2020 Matriculation in 1963 Dr. Khin Maung U (SPHS) : First in BurmaMD and several FellowshipsMultiple Luyechun from IM(1)Medical ResearcherRetired from FDA in the USA Dr. Min Oo (SPHS) : SecondLuyechun : as student and later as staffTwo doctorates in Mathematics from […]

Encyclopedia (2)

Video Broadcast : #Text Update : January 2, 2021 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 […]

Ludu

Video Broadcast : #109 December 3, 2020 Ludu Newspaper and Publications Ludu (in Mandalay) is known for the publishing house and publications (e.g. newspaper) Its founders Ludu U Hla and Ludu Daw Ah Mar (Amar) are icons. They nurtured journalists, writers, cartoonists, …e.g. Ludu Sein Win, Paw Oo […]

Men On The Moon

Video Broadcast : #128 December 12, 2020 Space Race between USSR and USA Early lead by USSR First cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin Second cosmonaut Gherman Titov First female cosmonautValentina Tereshkova NASA Projects Mercury Projectfor single astronautWe Seven (book by the seven astronauts)The Right Stuff (book and movie) Gemini Projectfor […]

Learning

Video Broadcast : #August 20, 2020 Pillars of Learning Learning to know Learning to do Learning to be Learning to live Life long learning Learn something new every day (if possible)If not, every month or every year Sample Daily activities Listen to BlinkistListen to Merriam Webster’s Word of […]

Memory

Video Broadcast : #August 21, 2020 Short term memoryModeled by computers as Random Access Memory (RAM)Important information should be copied to Long term memory Long term memoryModeled by computers as Backing Store (e.g. tapes, disks, drums)Slower than Short Term Memory Associative memoryRelated information could be chunked for efficient […]

Sayas

Video Broadcast : #August 23, 2020 Some Early Sayas U Pe Maung Tin Pali and Burmese Scholar First native Principal, Rangoon College Proposed Burmese Department as a separate language Early students include Theikpan Maung Wa (ICS U Sein Tin) Zawgyi (Saya U Thein Han) Minthuwun (Saya U Wun) […]

Economists

Video Broadcast : #August 24, 2020 Burma produced distinguished economists.To name a few : Dr. SolomonDean at Stanford UniversityEconomic Advisor for US President Richard Nixon Dr. Hla MyintEconomic Theory with his nameFormer Rector of Rangoon University Dr. Tun WaiFormer Dean of Social ScienceDirector of IMFManaged IMF Training Dr. […]

Appreciation

Video Broadcast : #August 25, 2020 Anecdote My father’s experience with a Bain Sar turned Dacoit Pu Zaw Pwe (PZP) Micro PZP Paying respect to Teacher Kywe, my KG teacher Mini PZP Paying respect to Sayagyis : Dr. Chit Swe and Dr. Freddie Ba Hli PZP By Class […]

August

Video Broadcast : #August 26, 2020 Background Eighth month in the Gregorian Calendar Named after Augustus CaesarAdded an extra day to the monthTo match that of July (named after Julius Caesar) Celebrations in August Birthdays On behalf of RIT Alumni International, Ko Maurice Chee organized a special Soon […]