Tag Archives: France

What can we learn from our mentors in 2019?

The beginning of 2019 will be the start of my first mini retirement. While there have been so many books that I want to read and movies that I want to watch, there are also (alive or dead) people whom I would like to learn from, either personally or through their work, I must remember […]

How to prepare for a simulator flight?

On 20181228, I received a surprise phone call that Little Prince will be able to experience a flight simulator with a pilot of at least 14 yrs of experience on 20181230! “Nothing compares to spending time with an experienced airline captain in a flight simulator.” To support his dream to be a pilot, I have […]

What can we learn from the movie Cities in Love?

On the eve of 100th day anniversary of Papa passing away, I started watching the movie Cities in Love 恋爱中的城市. At Prague, a Chinese girl carried her father’s ashes to be scattered around the world in a bag that was later stolen by a gang of Chinese thieves. However, she recognized the Chinese young man […]

How to protect ourselves from online fraud?

While most people are trustworthy, not everyone is trustworthy. When it comes to our finances we can never be too careful, especially if we are responsible for caring three generations of people who depend on us (our parents and children). On 20180208, a friend from USA was sharing about his colleague who had to spend […]

What do we like about Louvre Abu Dhabi?

We are thankful to Little Prince’s friend D and her mother for our first two visits to Louvre Abu Dhabi. D’s mama is an Art Club Member + 1 (it costs 472.5 AED for unlimited yearly access for the member and a guest). The membership also allows for free entrance to partner museums in France. […]

How to survive and thrive in the future where AI and VR have become ubiquitous?

Artificial intelligence (AI). AI fosters real-time image and speech recognition. Virtual reality (VR) includes “both 360-degree graphics and videos such as those for Google Cardboard and augmented reality (AR) displays in which data is overlaid on a view of the outside world.” On 20180209, I read an article entitled Countdown to the Singularity (2018-2038) (see […]

Why did Ali Baba steal the robbers’ money?

The first time Little Prince learned about the folk tale Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves was through my childhood book with some lost pages, that mama kindly brought all the way in her flight. Alibaba was one of the tales in One Thousand and One Nights. On 20180123, the day when Little Prince vomited thrice in […]