Arthur N Andrews (February 7, 1944 – February 8, 2024)

Passed away peacefully after a long battle with lung disease at the age of 80 years and 6 hours. We were supposed to spend his 80th birthday eating Hakka food and thanking God for one more year. Instead, we spent it in Scarborough Grace Hospital thanking God for one LAST year and thanking dad for everything.  Survived by his wife (Lilly) …

2022 In Review

It’s my year-end video Christmas letter where I look back on the year we had. 2022 saw fewer videos from me, but that doesn’t mean I was being lazy. It means I was busy doing other things. Permit me to explain in this video.

Enhanced Evaluation With Meenakshi Sundaram

I got to do an Enhanced Evaluation with Meenakshi Sundaram. Meenakshi was a District 20 (Bahrain, Kuwait, Iraq and Egypt) finalist in the 2022 Toastmasters International Speech Competition. This is his entry. We also talked about Arabic breakfast which I am convinced I need to try. Before you watch our interaction, check out Meenakshi’s speech. It is the main focus …

A Rare Written Piece About An Important Centennial

2022 marks an important centennial.  In 1922 Rudyard Kipling (he of The Jungle Book fame) was commissioned to create a ceremony for students graduating from engineering programs at Canadian universities to direct them “toward a consciousness of their profession and its social significance, and indicating to more experienced engineers their responsibilities in welcoming and supporting the newer engineers when they …