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If you spend Monday through Friday doing what you have to do and Saturday and Sunday doing what you enjoy, Sunday nights can be a real downer. Instead of getting anxious about going back to work, find ways to make the weekend last all week:

  1. Find purpose. Work holds little worth if you don’t believe what you do matters. Almost all organizations create some social value. Don’t get lost in the humdrum; look up and remember that what you do has a purpose.
  2. Stop the meaningless tasks. Mind-numbing activities can make work torturous. Look out for tasks that don’t add value and stop doing them.
  3. Keep it fun. Work doesn’t have to be boring. Look for opportunities to engage in friendly competition or make your work more social.

Source: Harvard Business Review

May this year be your best ever.
I hope all your birthday dreams and wishes come true.
Not just a year older, but a year better.
Here’s to another year of experience.
A simple celebration, a gathering of friends; here is wishing you great happiness, a joy that never ends.
A birthday is just the first day of another 365-day journey around the sun. Enjoy the trip.
Happy birthday, may this day always be a special one to remember.
May the best of your past be the worst of your future.
Hope your birthday blossoms into lots of dreams come true!
I hope that for every candle on your cake you get a wonderful surprise.
May today be filled with sunshine and smiles, laughter and love.
Happy Birthday and many happy returns of the day.

ស្ពានដ៏វែងមួយឆ្លងកាត់ទន្លេបាសាក់នៅតំបន់អ្នកលឿង នឹងត្រូវបើកការដ្ឋានសាងសង់ នៅថ្ងៃទី១២ ខែកុម្ភៈ ឆ្នាំ២០១១ ខាងមុខនេះហើយ។ ស្ពាននេះគ្រោងនឹងចំណាយប្រាក់សាងសង់ប្រមាណ ១៣០លានដុល្លាអាមេរិច។ ដូច្នេះ នៅថ្ងៃខាងមុខ ខ្ញុំអាចទៅលេងស្រុកកំណើតបានលឿនជាង ដោយពុំចាំបាច់រង់ចាំឆ្លងសាឡាងយូរដូចមុនទៀតទេ។ នេះជាដំណឹងមួយដ៏ល្អសម្រាប់ខ្ញុំ…៕


UPDATE: In a carefully worded statement at 11:25 PM Monday night, Facebook has retracted their permissions to developers for user address and mobile numbers. In their post, they state that they will re-introduce the “feature” with updates and “improved” features. We hope this means users retain control of key – and intimate – aspects of […]

UPDATE: In a carefully worded statement at 11:25 PM Monday night, Facebook has retracted their permissions to developers for user address and mobile numbers. In their post, they state that they will re-introduce the “feature” with updates and “improved” features. We hope this means users retain control of key – and intimate – aspects of their private information.


Last Friday at 6:00 PM, Facebook rolled out new permissions that give applications access to individuals’ addresses and phone numbers.

So if you use any app, like a game, the window you must click to allow it access to your profile (so you can use the game) now gets more personal info about you than ever before.

There is no way to opt-out. As you can see above, all personal data is being treated as if it were of the same value.

So if you want to play FarmVille (and Zynga wants addresses and phone numbers from this point forward), you have to grant Zynga permission to the home address and phone number in your profile. If you don’t want to let them have access, no farming for you, pal.

This is for all apps who decide to implement this new “feature” for developers, including ones that might be malicious. Or opportunistic app developers who try and land-grab as much data as possible to sell to third parties.

I think it is the equivalent of handing your ID to an anonymous telemarketer somewhere in the world. Ever order something and had your address or phone number sold?

With Facebook’s value through the roof, you can bet your privacy they’re going to monetize your dearest data. In a way, if you’ve shared it with Facebook, you already have.

The new screen (above) is the dialogue box in its new form.

One big problem is that people have been trained to click through this screen; the box now says it’s sharing the information but it does not really look any different than it did before. For people already overwhelmed by Facebook (like your kids and your grandma) it will be easy to miss.

Also, because the new window doesn’t say sharing address and phone number is a new thing, users are likely to think that on signup for CityVille that this is normal and all their friends have done it, and since their friends are not currently experiencing problems then everything must be fine.

Is Facebook capitalizing on the “everyone is doing it” mentality?

The real answer to that is a question: when have they not?

Don’t forget that with Facebook, people are made to use their real names and real information. Inexperienced social network users are likely to put their address and phone numbers into their profiles simply because the form fields are there. And that social conditioning, which many are taught, is what you are supposed to do with forms.

While most young girls grow up knowing that you don’t give your number (or address!) out to strangers or put it online, most guys are likely to not get at first glance why this is the significant breaking of a social personal safety rule. What’s worse, it’s on a commercial and institutional level.

Our kids need to be taught that it’s not okay to give your number and address to strangers online. I’m talking to you, Facebook.

I’m sure it will be fine. I mean, it’s not your credit card data. Oh – wait.

This reminds me of how Google’s Eric Schmidt responded in a CNBC interview when asked about regular people sharing information with Google as if the company were a “trusted friend.” His reply was basically that if you didn’t want people to know it, you shouldn’t share it online.

I’m guessing Facebook feels the same way.

Some people are saying that making the barriers of access zero-to-nothing for apps and their developers to your home address and phone number is a recipe for disaster. That it is a violation.

Some app makers and developers are happily commenting on the Facebook announcement saying, “Thanks! Really needed this!”

Other people are saying like it’s ‘crying wolf’ by privacy nerds, and are arguing that since most apps don’t “need” this data, and that we shouldn’t worry about it.



ចំនួន​ដង​សរុប​នៃ​ការ​បើក​មើល​ប្លក់​របស់​ខ្ញុំ​សម្រាប់​ពេញ​មួយ​ឆ្នាំ​ ២០១០​នេះ​គឺ​មាន​ចំនួន​២ ៧៩២​ដង ឬ​ដែល​អាច​និយាយ​ថា​ជា​មធ្យម​ក្នុង​មួយ​ថ្ងៃ​មាន​អ្នក​ចុច​ចូល​អាន​ចំនួន​​ ៨ដង។ ថ្វី​បើ​ឃើញ​ថា​មាន​ចំនួន​ចូល​មើល​​មានចំនួនតិចតួចក្ដី ក៏ខ្ញុំនៅតែមាន ការសប្បាយរីករាយ ព្រោះថាបើប្រៀបធៀបទៅឆ្នាំ២០០៩ ចំនួនអ្នកចូលទស្សនា មានការកើនឡើងបួនដង។

ម្យ៉ាងវិញទៀតខ្ញុំសង្កេតឃើញថា រយៈពេលត្រឹមតែកន្លះខែដើមឆ្នាំ២០១១ ចំនួនអ្នកចូលទស្សនា មានចំនួន ២០៤ដង ស្មើនឹងរយៈ១ខែ នៃឆ្នាំ២០១០ ឬ​ដែល​អាច​និយាយ​ថា​ជា​មធ្យម​ក្នុង​មួយ​ថ្ងៃ​មាន​អ្នក​ចុច​ចូល​អាន​ចំនួន​​ ១៤ដង។ សូមអរគុណជាពន្លឹក ដល់អ្នកដែលចាប់អារម្មណ៍អានប្លករបស់ខ្ញុំ៕

តារាងសង្ខេបនៃចំនួន​អ្នក​ទស្សនា​ចាប់​ពី​ឆ្នាំ ២០០៧  ដល់ ឆ្នាំ​២០១១

ខ្ញុំនឹងចូលរួមការបោះជំរុំពិភពលោក នៅផាតាយ៉ា ប្រទេសថៃចាប់ពី ថ្ងៃទី ២៤ ខែមករា ដល់ ថ្ងៃទី ០១ ខែកុម្ភៈ ឆ្នាំ ២០១១នេះ។ សង្ឃឹមថានឹងទទួលបានបទពិសោធន៍ថ្មីៗ ល្អៗ ការកំសាន្ត ការប្រកួតប្រជែង និង អ្វីជាច្រើនទៀត។ ជាពិសេសជាងនេះទៅទៀត នឹងមានការជួបជុំមិត្តភក្ដិបរទេសរាប់ពាន់នាក់ មកពី កូរ៉េ ថៃ ឡាវ វៀតណាម និង បណ្ដាប្រទេសអាស៊ានមួយចំនួនទៀត ដែលនឹងចូលរួមកម្មវិធីនេះដែរ។ មិនទាន់បានទៅផង មានអារម្មណ៍រំភើបមុនទៅហើយខ្ញុំ៕