Killing time softly

So what you can do in a hospital to kill all the time ?

I have finished 6 books already … I am a slow reader but time runs really slow in hospital.

Other then reading lots of books, luckily I have a 3G / HSDPA smartphone with me.

I promptly set up RSS feeds in my phone to check news around the world with Yahoo, soccer news from Soccernet and camera news from Dpreview.

I also check mails with Gmail mobile, check book reviews with Amazon mobile, and browse gadget news with Engadget mobile version. I even downloaded the Google Map Mobile this morning to check the name of the highway just outside the hospital I’m staying …

Then installed the Opera mobile such that I can manage my blog. And of course, I can make phone calls and send / receive SMS.

With all these, I am constantly in touch with the world and all my friends / colleagues.

Time, after all, is easier to kill than life.

Author: Michael Yung

Michael possessed over 30 years of experience in Information Technology with focuses on complex application development, database technologies and IT strategy. He also spent the last 20 years in Internet technology, eCommerce development / operations, web usability, computer security and Public Key Infrastructure technologies.

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