Roy Tang

Programmer, engineer, scientist, critic, gamer, dreamer, and kid-at-heart.

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I’m alive, I think.


Last Saturday, I helped an old man cross a very dangerous street! This may seem a weird thing to report, but it felt unusual enough to be helping a complete stranger. I’m not saying I don’t normally help complete strangers, but I rarely see people helping old people cross the street!


I’m thinking of getting a domain name and paid webhosting… there’sΒ [

this host that’s cheap and local]1… . The main reason is I want to learn a web-based scripting language, maybe PHP. This is actually a no-brainer, as it’s the cheapest of the things I’m thinking of getting… (new TV, new PC, DSL, new cellphone… ), but not yet, maybe by January…


Internet Timeline. 2001 – “Cats becomes sole proprietor of all your base. Every Zig moved.”


Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic PC version out on Wednesday! FFX-2 out tomorrow!


_All that is gold does not glitter

Not all those who wander are lost

The old that is strong does not wither

Deep roots are not touched by the frost

From the shadows a light shall be woken

From the ashes a fire shall spring

Renewed shall be blade that was broken

The crownless again shall be king

— Strider, Lord of the Rings

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