Wednesday, September 4, 2013

SkyTerrace Bridge

The bridge, also known as the garden terrace is being lifted into position, joining block 92 and 93.

The lifting procedures is somewhat similiar to the sky park at Marina Sands.

Sadly on 24 October, a 30 year old man died after falling 26 floors at block 62B Strathmore Avenue. This block faces SkyTerrace block 92 and 93. You can read the full story.

A soccer game is being played oblivious to the progress of construction of SkyTerrace at Dawson.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Man Terrain

Joseph C. Wilson in 1906 founded Haloid Company in New York. The company became Xerox in 1961.

Apple Computer was founded on April 1, 1976 by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.

In 1975, Bill Gates and Paul Allen formed a partnership called Microsoft.

Yahoo begin life in a Stanford University campus trailer. It was founded in January 1994 by Jerry Yang and David Filo.

Google began in March 1996 as a research project by Larry Page and Sergey Brin at Stanford University, in the heart of Silicon Valley.

On February 4, 2004, Mark Zuckerberg launched "Thefacebook" during his second year at Harvard University, Massachusetts.

YouTube was created by three former PayPal employees in February 2005, Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim. It began as a venture-funded technology startup situated above a pizzeria and Japanese restaurant in San Mateo, California.

Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey who attended the Missouri University of Science and Technology and subsequently at New York University, where he first came up with the idea for Twitter.

Amazon started as an online bookstore by Jeff Bezos in July 1994 in Seattle, Washington.

eBay was founded in San Jose, California, on September 3, 1995 by French-born computer programmer Pierre Omidyar. It was meant to be a marketplace for the sale of goods and services for individuals.

Adobe Systems Inc begin in 1982 by John Warnock and Charles Geschke, who formed the company after leaving Xerox. The pdf format hit the market in 1993.

Ladies. Where Art Thou ?