Myanmar 4.8 earthquake on January 12 knocks out power to Yangon

January 12, 2016 / 0 comments

Laying in bed at my hotel after a long day doing touristy things in Yangon, the hotel started to sway.

Facebook has made the web a smaller place

July 22, 2015 / 0 comments

A recent Medium post titled “The Web We Need to Save” went viral. Though I found it to be a little annoying at points, it had some insightful thoughts about how the web has changed in the last decade.

Why Cameron Crowe’s ‘Aloha’ apology matters (and it’s not because he’s sorry)

June 4, 2015 / 0 comments

Another month, another Hollywood whitewashing of an Asian character. This month’s episode: Cameron Crowe’s ‘Aloha’.

Iggy Azalea: Success confirms willful ignorance, cultural appropriation is okay

March 12, 2015 / 0 comments

It’s in style to hate on Iggy Izalea, so this post probably isn’t introducing anything that hasn’t already been said.

Arthur Chu daily double on his way to Jeopardy record books

Arthur Chu is on the verge of Jeopardy history

February 26, 2014 / 13 comments

Influence what you can influence, Arthur. Smash that buzzer multiple times. Click it furiously by your microphone. ClickClickClickClick  

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What does “yarrağimi ye fener” mean?

February 23, 2014 / 0 comments

What I Found Out Today: Yesterday, a random Twitter user tweeted at me and asked me to tweet out “Yarrağimi Ye Fener.”  

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What does ‘MT’ stand for on Twitter?

January 13, 2014 / 1 comment

What I Found Out Today: I’ve been Twittering a lot lately, so I’m down with all my RTs, DMs, hashtags, FFs, and H/Ts…. but lately, I’ve run across a tweet that includes the “MT” abbreviation.

Racist Tweets attack Asians on Twitter

The 12 most infamous racist tweets, ‘Twitter attacks’ on Asians

December 31, 2013 / 30 comments

Twitter can be a powerful social tool; anyone can share their feelings at any moment, tweet their opinion about any event, from anywhere.  Because Twitter works on that impulse, the reactions can also provide a window into the brain of the tweeter. And taking those related tweets together, one can also get a sense of…

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Humanity Has Fallen: ‘Red Dawn,’ ‘Olympus’ inspire racist tweets

December 30, 2013 / 2 comments

When it comes to motivations for racist violence, the case of Olympus Has Fallen and Red Dawn just may take the racist cake (NS;LX that came up on Google). It’s by far the most illogical and mind-boggling event. I never thought a MOVIE would inspire nationalism to swell up so big and muscley (and apparently the…

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Asian(a) can’t drive

December 30, 2013 / 0 comments

When Asiana flight 214 crashed at San Francisco International Airport back in July, the ignorant Twitter monkeys came out to swipe at the low-hanging fruit. Patting themselves on the back, they fed each other variations of “Asians can’t drive” jokes.

Sorry Kate Gosselin, you can’t marry into racial empathy

December 29, 2013 / 11 comments

I reserve a special place in my heart for Asians that justify and encourage ignorance by demeaning and clowning themselves by playing up stereotypes. I have a similar cramped, dark and musty space for those that should know better. Earlier this year, someone obtained a photo of Kate Gosselin pulling back the corner of her…

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Justin Bieber, One Direction fans attack Lorde, her boyfriend with racist tweets

December 25, 2013 / 3 comments

You know that footage of teenage girls at a boy band concert where they’re visibly shaking, holding up signs made of glitter, wearing homemade shirts, screaming ‘I love you’ at the top of their lungs, all the while on the verge of fainting from all the adrenaline?

Frontier Airlines SUCKS, and it will cost you

Frontier Sucks: Confu$ing Fare Option$$$$

November 28, 2013 / 2 comments

> TL;DR: Follow your gut.   As I was browsing flights back home from Dreamforce, I saw that Frontier Airlines had a flight that was best suited to my preferred schedule (sleeping in). I was hesitant to book it because I had a faint memory of a negative experience with Frontier that happened sometime between…

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I’ve seen the future of SEO…

November 21, 2013 / 0 comments

Infographics for SEO and Social

Why Infographics for SEO?

November 19, 2013 / 2 comments

I’ll be presenting at this year’s Dreamforce at a session called Marketing with Infographics for Fun and Profit. Speaking alongside Dave Austin, Andrew Melchior and Chris Bennett, we’ll discuss the many facets of infographics. I’ll be covering the relationship between Infographics and SEO and I decided to break down the information of my 10 or so…

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November 17, 2013 / 0 comments

10 minutes late right on the dot. I'm perfecting this late thing. — Stuart Leung (@steuwart) November 17, 2013

Forget WordPress Plugins, Use IFTTT for Tweets, Instragram, Facebook, Etc.

November 9, 2013 / 0 comments

Forget plugins and custom themes, when it comes to connecting APIs on a @WordPress blog, nothing beats @IFTTT — Stuart Leung (@steuwart) November 10, 2013   If you’re looking to bring in all your social activity onto your WordPress blog, look no further than IFTTT.

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Evidence: Jeremy Lin and Chandler Parsons Bromance

February 18, 2013 / 5 comments

Just surfing the internet and happened across Jeremy Lin’s and Chandler Parsons’ Twitter pages today.  Some pretty clear cut evidence that the two are gay. Here, on Chandler Parsons’ Twitter homepage is a pic of Chandy and Jeremy during their pregame karate ritual. Where’s Beardy, Chandy? Just cropped that third wheel out, huh? Then, I wandered…

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