Roy Tang

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

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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 https://www.swarmapp.com/c/23V36U3Nj7w https://t.co/U2MDaWD5AT
Bacon!
Aliens! #ludo
Trying out the p2p express bus on a sunday morning…
Woo first time I completed a game's Steam achievements lol https://t.co/huf4U3z7Io
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 https://t.co/xMTQk01e31
Pag may nambully sa yo sumbong mo kay mar roxas https://t.co/J2G953dIYn

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roytang.net 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.