Roy Tang

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

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Archive for January 2016

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(Originally posted on Facebook) Heaven knows we are in need of some serious income tax reform, and the government needs to work a lot on efficient utilization of the revenue they do earn, so of course when I first saw the image below like any middle-class Filipino I found it a bit enraging. But then I thought to myself: if Singapore has such low taxes, where does the government get their operating budget from?

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling My rating: 4 of 5 stars I had next to no Harry Potter knowledge before reading this book, save what I read in passing on the internets. Yup, I haven't seen the movies either. Finished reading this in under 3 hours; I had been told ahead of time that it was a light read and that I can confirm. A welcome respite from the last book I read, this book has a straightforward plot, nothing too deep here, it's very much meant for kids/young adults.

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Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson My rating: 5 of 5 stars The first book I read for 2016 was Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson second book of the Stormlight Archive. It's a huge book, and the first half took me more or less three weeks to slog through (I started it in late December), but by the time I got to the middle of the book, a lot of exciting things were happening and my pace improved considerably.

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#drawadinosaurday #grimlock
Alvin Tang SF5 beta is up. 3-1 na ako online yay! Lol
I'm at Buffalo's Wings N’ Things - @getbuffaloed in Makati City, Metro Manila
Aliens! #ludo
Trying out the p2p express bus on a sunday morning…
Woo first time I completed a game's Steam achievements lol
Voter preferences for President (from SWS). Miriam is doing really poorly, and afaik she hasn't really been campaigning too hard (if at all)
How did you get up there? #fallout4 #PS4share
Pag may nambully sa yo sumbong mo kay mar roxas

Roy Tang is a: is a personal site, an E/N site, and kind of a commonplace book; I post about a random assortment of topics that interest me including software development, Magic the Gathering, pop culture, gaming, and tech life. This site is perpetually under renovation.