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Email: nikzafri@yahoo.com

* Kelantanese, Alumni of Sultan Ismail College Kelantan (SICA), Diploma (Management), IT Competency Cert, Certified Written English Professional US. Has participated in many seminars/conferences(local/international) in the capacity of trainer/lecturer and participant. Affiliations :- Council Member of Gerson Lehrman Group NY, Institute of Quality Malaysia, Malaysian Institute of Management, Malaysian Occupational Safety and Health Professionals Association, Auditor ISO 9000 IRCAUK, Auditor OHSAS 18000 (SIRIM and STS) /EMS ISO 14000:2004 and Construction Quality Assessment System (CONQUAS, CIDB (Now BCA) Singapore)

* Possesses 20 years experience/hands-on in the multi-modern management & technical disciplines (systems & methodologies) such as Knowledge Management (Hi-Impact Management/ICT Solutions), Quality (TQM/ISO), Safety Health Environment, Civil & Building (Construction), Manufacturing, Motivation & Team Building, HR, Marketing/Branding, Business Process Reengineering, Economy/Stock Market, Contracts/Project Management, Finance & Banking, etc. He was employed to international bluechips involving in national/international megaprojects such as Balfour Beatty Construction/Knight Piesold & Partners UK, MMI Insurance Group Australia, Hazama Corporation (Hazamagumi) Japan (with Mitsubishi Corporation, JA Jones US and Ho-Hup) and Sunway Construction Berhad (The Sunway Group of Companies). Among major projects undertaken : Pergau Hydro Electric Project, KLCC Petronas Twin Towers, LRT Tunnelling, KLIA, Petronas Refineries Melaka, Putrajaya Government Complex, Sistem Lingkaran Lebuhraya Kajang (SILK) etc. Once serviced SMPD Management Consultants as Associate Consultant cum Lecturer for Diploma in Management, Institute of Supervisory Management UK/SMPD JV. Currently – Associate/Visiting Consultants/Facilitators, Advisors for leading consulting firms (local and international) including project management. To name a few – TIJ Consultants Group (Malaysia and Singapore), LSB Manufacturing Solutions Sdn. Bhd. and many others.

* Ex-Resident Weekly Columnist of Utusan Malaysia (1995-1998) and have produced more than 100 articles related to ISO-9000– Management System and Documentation Models, TQM Strategic Management, Occupational Safety and Health (now OHSAS 18000) and Environmental Management Systems ISO 14000. His write-ups/experience has assisted many students/researchers alike in module developments based on competency or academics and completion of many theses. Once commended by the then Chief Secretary to the Government of Malaysia for his diligence in promoting and training the civil services (government sector) based on “Total Quality Management and Quality Management System ISO-9000 in Malaysian Civil Service – Paradigm Shift Scalar for Assessment System”

Among Nik Zafri’s clients were Adabi Consumer Industries Sdn. Bhd, The HQ of Royal Customs and Excise Malaysia, Veterinary Services Dept. Negeri Sembilan, The Institution of Engineers Malaysia, Corporate HQ of RHB, NEC Semiconductor - Klang Selangor, Prime Minister’s Department Malaysia, State Secretarial Office Negeri Sembilan, Hidrological Department KL, Asahi Kluang Johor, Tunku Mahmood (2) Primary School Kluang Johor, Consortium PANZANA, Information Technology Training Centre (ITTC) – Authorised Training Center (ATC) – University of Technology Malaysia (UTM) Kluang Branch Johor, Kluang General Hospital Johor, Kahang Timur Secondary School Johor, Sultan Abdul Jalil Secondary School Kluang Johor, Guocera Tiles Industries Kluang Johor, MNE Construction (M) Sdn. Bhd. Kota Tinggi Johor, UITM Shah Alam Selangor, Telesystem Electronics/Digico Cable (ODM/OEM for Astro), Sungai Long Industries Sdn. Bhd. (Bina Puri Group), Secura Security Printing Sdn. Bhd, ROTOL AMS Bumi Sdn. Bhd & ROTOL Architectural Services Sdn. Bhd. (ROTOL Group), Bond M & E (KL) Sdn. Bhd., Skyline Telco (M) Sdn. Bhd.,Technochase Sdn. Bhd JB, Institut Kefahaman Islam Malaysia (IKIM), Shinryo/Steamline Consortium (Petronas/OGP Power Co-Generation Plant Melaka), Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Association for Retired Intelligence Operatives of Malaysia, T.Yamaichi Corp. (M) Sdn. Bhd.LSB Manufacturing Solutions Sdn. Bhd., PJZ Marine Services Sdn. Bhd., UNITAR/UNTEC (Degree in Accountacy) Cobrain Holdings Sdn. Bhd. (Managing Construction Safety & Health), Speaker for International Finance & Management Strategy (Closed Conference), Pembinaan Jaya Zira Sdn. Bhd. (ISO 9001:2008-Internal Audit for Construction Industry), Straits Consulting Engineers Sdn. Bhd. (C & S, Geotech), Malaysia Management & Science University (MSU), Innoseven Sdn. Bhd. (KVMRT MSPR8 - Internal Audit (Construction) & Awareness Workshop ISO 9001:2015 for the Construction Industry, Amiosh Resources - Lembaga Tabung Haji - Flood ERP, Amiosh Resources - Flood Risk Assessment and Management Plan - Prelim, Conceptual Design and Final Report etc.

* Has appeared for 10 consecutive series in “Good Morning Malaysia RTM TV1’ Corporate Talk Segment discussing on ISO 9000/14000 in various industries. For ICT, his inputs garnered from his expertise have successfully led to development of work-process e-enabling systems in the environments of intranet, portal and interactive web design especially for the construction and manufacturing. Some of the end products have won various competitions of innovativeness, quality, continual-improvements and construction industry award at national level. He has also in advisory capacity – involved in development and moderation of websites, portals and e-profiles for mainly corporate and private sectors, public figures etc.



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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

IF THERE IS STILL A HEART IN YOU


MALAYSIANS UNITED!

Syukur, walaupun ada isu politik dan pihak yang cuma mengeruhkan keadaan malah ada yang dari luar negara atau luar dari tempat bencana - memandai-mandai hendak menyebarkan fitnah, namun RAKYAT MALAYSIA tidak kira bangsa, agama, keturunan, kaya/miskin, susah/senang, kerajaan BN/UMNO, PAS, DAP, PKR dsb. serta parti-parti komponen, agensi, ATM, TUDM, TLDM, NGO, medias, Duli-Duli Yang Maha Mulia Raja-Raja Melayu, orang perseorangan dan ramai lagi:


BERSATU HATI - JIWA DAN RAGA. 



ANDALAH WIRA DAN PAHLAWAN!



I thank God, despite hiccups of politics and some people trying to worsen the situation even those from outside the country or outside the danger zone - spreading rumours which are untrue, MALAYSIANS - regardless of race, religion, rich/poor, government - political parties BN/UMNO, PAS, DAP, PKR etc. and all the respective component parties, agencies, Military, RMAF, Navy, NGOs, medias, HRH the Sultans, individuals and so many more : 



UNITE IN HEART, BODY AND SOUL



YOU ARE THE HEROES!

 MALAYSIANS UNITED!

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Pusat Pengumpulan Bantuan Mangsa Banjir di Pantai Timur (Taman Greenwood, Gombak)

 #PrayForPantaiTimur

Sebentar tadi ke Taman Greenwood - Pusat Pengumpulan Bantuan Mangsa Banjir di Pantai Timur (berhampiran dengan kawasan perhentian bas ekspres - di hadapan Shell Taman Greenwood) dan beberapa sukarelawan "Golongan Tidak Bernasib Baik - GTBB" untuk meninjau bantuan orangramai untuk rakyat Pantai Timur yang dikelolai oleh Encik Hazmi dan anggota RELA. Para sukarelawan termasuk Encik Hazmi sudah 6 hari berulang-alik untuk menghantar bantuan. Sudah lebih 90 jenis barangan telah dihantar dan dilihat masih belum mencukupi. Encik Hazmi kelihatan keletihan masih mahu melayan temubual ringkas dengan saya. Saya dengan ini merayu barangan-barangan berikut dapat didermakan/disumbangkan dengan seberapa segera :
- Pakaian dan selimut, Pampers, Beras 10 @ 5 kg, Air Mineral, makanan dalam tin, Makanan kering pelbagai, Ubatan, Powerbank, Barangan Mandian, Lilin, lampu suluh dll


(Juga terdapat permohonan agar bantuan ditumpukan ke Machang dan Tanah Merah - kerana setakat ini bantuan hanya tertumpu lebih kepada Kuala Krai, Gua Musang dll)


Sunday, December 28, 2014

CADANGAN GARIS PANDUAN MANUAL STANDARD OPERASI PENGURUSAN BANJIR - NIK ZAFRI/TETTY HENNEY

 CADANGAN TERBUKA GARI PANDUAN MANUAL STANDARD OPERASI PENGURUSAN BANJIR - Nik Zafri/Tetty henney

The Internet of Things (Source : Wikipedia) - Rewritten by Nik Zafri


The Internet of Things (IoT) is the interconnection of uniquely identifiable embedded computing devices within the existing Internet infrastructure. Typically, IoT is expected to offer advanced connectivity of devices, systems, and services that goes beyond machine-to-machine communications (M2M) and covers a variety of protocols, domains, and applications.

The interconnection of these embedded devices (including smart objects), is expected to usher in automation in nearly all fields, while also enabling advanced applications like a Smart Grid.

Things, in the IoT, can refer to a wide variety of devices such as heart monitoring implants, biochip transponders on farm animals, automobiles with built-in sensors, or field operation devices that assist fire-fighters in search and rescue. Current market examples include smart thermostat systems and washer/dryers that utilize wifi for remote monitoring.

According to Gartner, there will be nearly 26 billion devices on the Internet of Things by 2020. ABI Research estimates that more than 30 billion devices will be wirelessly connected to the Internet of Things (Internet of Everything) by 2020.As per a recent survey and study done by Pew Research Internet Project, a large majority of the technology experts and engaged Internet users who responded—83 percent—agreed with the notion that the Internet/Cloud of Things, embedded and wearable computing (and the corresponding dynamic systems will have widespread and beneficial effects by 2025. It is, as such, clear that the IoT will consist of a very large number of devices being connected to the Internet.
Integration with the Internet implies that devices will utilize an IP address as a unique identifier. However, due to the limited address space of IPv4 (which allows for 4.3 billion unique addresses), objects in the IoT will have to use IPv6 to accommodate the extremely large address space required. 
Objects in the IoT will not only be devices with sensory capabilities, but also provide actuation capabilities (e.g., bulbs or locks controlled over the Internet). To a large extent, the future of the Internet of Things will not be possible without the support of IPv6; and consequently the global adoption of IPv6 in the coming years will be critical for the successful development of the IoT in the future. 
The embedded computing nature of many IoT devices means that low-cost computing platforms are likely to be used. In fact, to minimize the impact of such devices on the environment and energy consumption, low-power radios are likely to be used for connection to the Internet. Such low-power radios do not use WiFi, or well established Cellular Network technologies, and remain an actively developing research area.However, the IoT will not be composed only of embedded devices, since higher order computing devices will be needed to perform heavier duty tasks (routing, switching, data processing, etc.).Companies such as FreeWave Technologies have developed and manufactured low power wireless data radios (both embedded and standalone) for over 20 years to enable Machine-to-Machine applications for the industrial internet of things.
Besides the plethora of new application areas for Internet connected automation to expand into, IoT is also expected to generate large amounts of data from diverse locations that is aggregated and very high-velocity, thereby increasing the need to better index, store and process such data.
Diverse applications call for different deployment scenarios and requirement, which have usually been handled in a proprietary implementation. However, since the IoT is connected to the Internet, most of the devices comprising IoT services will need to operate utilizing standardized technologies. Prominent standardization bodies, such as the IETF, IPSO Alliance and ETSI, are working on developing protocols, systems, architectures and frameworks to enable the IoT.
Intelligence
Ambient intelligence and autonomous control are not part of the original concept of the Internet of Things. Ambient intelligence and autonomous control do not necessarily require Internet structures, either. However, there is a shift in research to integrate the concepts of the Internet of Things and autonomous control,with initial outcomes towards this direction considering objects as the driving force for autonomous IoT. In the future the Internet of Things may be a non-deterministic and open network in which auto-organized or intelligent entities (Web services, SOA components), virtual objects (avatars) will be interoperable and able to act independently (pursuing their own objectives or shared ones) depending on the context, circumstances or environments.
Embedded intelligence presents an "AI-oriented" perspective of Internet of Things, which can be more clearly defined as: leveraging the capacity to collect and analyze the digital traces left by people when interacting with widely deployed smart things to discover the knowledge about human life, environment interaction, as well as social inter connection and related behaviors.
Architecture
The system will likely be an example of event-driven architecture,bottom-up made (based on the context of processes and operations, in real-time) and will consider any subsidiary level. Therefore, model driven and functional approaches will coexist with new ones able to treat exceptions and unusual evolution of processes (Multi-agent systems, B-ADSc, etc.).
In an Internet of Things, the meaning of an event will not necessarily be based on a deterministic or syntactic model but would instead be based on the context of the event itself: this will also be a semantic web. Consequently, it will not necessarily need common standards that would not be able to address every context or use: some actors (services, components, avatars) will accordingly be self-referenced and, if ever needed, adaptive to existing common standards (predicting everything would be no more than defining a "global finality" for everything that is just not possible with any of the current top-down approaches and standardizations). Some researchers argue that sensor networks are the most essential components of the Internet of Things.
Building on top of the Internet of Things, the Web of Things is an architecture for the application layer of the Internet of Things looking at the convergence of data from IoT devices into Web applications to create innovative use-cases.
Complex system
In semi-open or closed loops (i.e. value chains, whenever a global finality can be settled) it will therefore be considered and studied as a Complex system due to the huge number of different links and interactions between autonomous actors, and its capacity to integrate new actors. At the overall stage (full open loop) it will likely be seen as a chaotic environment (since systems have always finality).
Size considerations
The Internet of objects would encode 50 to 100 trillion objects, and be able to follow the movement of those objects. Human beings in surveyed urban environments are each surrounded by 1000 to 5000 trackable objects.
Space considerations
In an Internet of Things, the precise geographic location of a thing—and also the precise geographic dimensions of a thing—will be critical. Open Geospatial Consortium, "OGC Abstract Specification" Currently, the Internet has been primarily used to manage information processed by people. Therefore, facts about a thing, such as its location in time and space, have been less critical to track because the person processing the information can decide whether or not that information was important to the action being taken, and if so, add the missing information (or decide to not take the action). (Note that some things in the Internet of Things will be sensors, and sensor location is usually important. Mike Botts et al., "OGC Sensor Web Enablement: Overview And High Level Architecture") The GeoWeb and Digital Earth are promising applications that become possible when things can become organized and connected by location. However, challenges that remain include the constraints of variable spatial scales, the need to handle massive amounts of data, and an indexing for fast search and neighbour operations. If in the Internet of Things, things are able to take actions on their own initiative, this human-centric mediation role is eliminated, and the time-space context that we as humans take for granted must be given a central role in this information ecosystem. Just as standards play a key role in the Internet and the Web, geospatial standards will play a key role in the Internet of Things.
A Basket of Remotes
According to the CEO of Cisco, the remote control market is expected to be a $USD 19 trillion market. Many IoT devices have a potential to take a piece of this market. Jean-Louis Gassée (Apple initial alumni team, and BeOS co-founder) has addressed this topic in an article on Monday Note, where he predicts that the most likely problem will be what he calls the "Basket of remotes" problem, where we'll have hundreds of applications to interface with hundreds of devices that don't share protocols for speaking with one another.
There are multiple approaches to solve this problem, one of them called the "predictive interaction",where cloud or fog based decision makers will predict the user's next action and trigger some reaction.
For user interaction, new technology leaders are joining forces to create standards for communication between devices. While AllJoyn alliance is composed the top 20 World technology leaders, there are also big companies that promote their own protocol like CCF from Intel.
This problem is also a competitive advantage for some very technical startup companies with fast capabilities.
AT&T Digital Life provides one solution for the "basket of remotes" problem. This product features home-automation and digital-life experiences. It provides a mobile application to control their closed ecosystem of branded devices;
Nuve has developed a new technology based on sensors, a cloud-based platform and a mobile application that allows the asset management industry to better protect, control and monitor their property.
Muzzley motd controls multiple devices with a single application and has had many manufacturers use their API to provide a learning ecosystem that really predicts the end-user next actions. Muzzley is known for being the first generation of platforms that has the ability to predict form learning the end-user outside World relations with "things". 'my shortcut' is an approach that also includes a set of already-defined devices and allow a Siri-Like interaction between the user and the end devices. The user is able to control his or her devices using voice commands;
Realtek "IoT my things" is an application that aims to interface with a closed ecosystem of Realtek devices like sensors and light controls.
Manufacturers are becoming more conscious of this problem, and many companies have begun releasing their devices with open APIs. Many of these APIs are used by smaller companies looking to take advantage of quick integration.
Sub systems
Not all elements in an Internet of Things will necessarily run in a global space. Domotics running inside a Smart House, for example, might only run and be available via a local network.
Frameworks
Internet of Things frameworks might help support the interaction between "things" and allow for more complex structures like Distributed computing and the development of Distributed applications. Currently, some Internet of Things frameworks seem to focus on real time data logging solutions like Jasper Technologies, Inc. and Xively (formerly Cosm and before that Pachube): offering some basis to work with many "things" and have them interact. Future developments might lead to specific Software development environments to create the software to work with the hardware used in the Internet of Things. Companies such as ThingWorx,Raco Wireless,nPhase and Carriots and EVRYTHNG are developing technology platforms to provide this type of functionality for the Internet of Things.
The XMPP standards foundation XSF is creating such a framework in a fully open standard that isn't tied to any company and not connected to any cloud services. This XMPP initiative is called Chatty Things. XMPP provides a set of needed building blocks and a proven distributed solution that can scale with high security levels. The extensions are published at XMPP/extensions
The independently developed MASH IoT Platform was presented at the 2013 IEEE IoT conference in Mountain View, CA. MASH’s focus is asset management (assets=people/property/information, management=monitoring/control/configuration). Support is provided for design thru deployment with an included IDE, Android client and runtime. Based on a component modeling approach MASH includes support for user defined things and is completely data-driven.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

RAGAM MANUSIA HARI INI - SKETSA NIK ZAFRI

Assalaamu'alaikum wbr dan selamat sejahtera.

Manusia hari ini memang sangat suka percaya perkara yang belum dapat dipastikan kebenarannya. Dakwaan dan akuan sememangnya sangat suka dilakukan tetapi menunjukkan tanda-tanda yang menimbulkan kecurigaan dan keraguan. Berawaslah dengan perangkap yang dibina nampak seperti rumah yang cantik. Ramai sudah yang menjadi mangsa perangkap seperti ini. Akhirnya bila sudah gugur di medan perjuangan, barulah sedar bahawa usaha selama ini adalah mengikut ilusi dan nafsu - kerana selama ini disangkakan ianya adalah perjuangan menegakkan kebenaran. Berawaslah wahai sahabat-sahabatku. Segala yang bersinar dan berkilat itu bukan semestinya ada harga. Hanya jauhari yang mengenal manikam.

Hari ini, saya lihat dan ada pengalaman tersendiri iaitu kebanyakan manusia yang suka mendakwa diri mereka lebih dari segi rohani atau jasmani atau kedua-duanya itulah manusia yang ingkar, jahat hatinya, suka berilusi, mendapat publisiti murahan dan buruk akhlaknya tetapi manusia spesi ini sukar untuk kita kenali kerana luarannya nampak begitu cantik sekali.

Berikut adalah antara peristiwa-peristiwa lucu :

1) Ada satu orang ni mengaku dirinya jutawan besar atau hartawan besar tetapi bila saya jumpa, saya lihat dia minum air sejuk jer kat Hotel 4 bintang (mulanya kat McD). Saya mengerling sekali imbas pakaiannya - tuxedo dengan tie...jadi rasa saya lain macam sikit tapi saya teruskan jua. (Nota : Tuxedo, biasanya dipakai dengan 'bow' dan bukan 'tie' kecuali jenis-jenis tuxedo tertentu yang mirip kepada lounge suite)

Lepas tu boleh lagi 'berlagak kaya' tu. Saya pun duduk dan pesan air sejuk dan mulalah dia membuka 'drawing' lapuk, kertas kerja yang lapuk dsb. dan mulalah bercakap besar. Menteri semua bertemu dengannya. Dalam hati saya, "mengalahkan Eli Najem nih".

Kemudian bertanya saya, "tak order makan ke?" - saya jawab sinis "tak perlu, kita nak discuss jer kan"

Kemudian dia dah boring dan mula bertanya "You nak buat ke tak nak buat projek ni?"

Saya pun jawab "You yang call saya atau saya yang call you?" Terus dia diam. Kemudian mood dia dah hilang, dia bangun dan bersalam dengan saya, terus keluar.

Semasa dia menanti di lobby, saya order 'medium rare sirloin steak' dan 'mixed fruit juice'. Sengaja saya tunjukkan padanya yang saya tengah makan dan dia ternampak di celah-celah cermin.

Sehingga sekarang tidak lagi saya bertemu dengannya.
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2) Kisah kedua - seseorang datang dari luar KL - sememang saya dah kenal dgn manusia ini tetapi tidaklah rapat dengannya. Macai politik la ni - kira-kiranya.

Dia kata kat saya, dia ada projek sivil yang boleh dia masuk bertemu dengan PM. Dari 'first impression', saya sudah tahu - ada 'something wrong' dia ni.

Lalu saya terus mengikutnya ke Putrajaya tetapi saya yang memandu. Saya buat-buatlah macam tak kenal Putrajaya dan JPM. Sepanjang jalan, dia 'hint' saya bahawa 'saya kena bayar duit' baru boleh jumpa PM. Lalu dia membawa saya merata-rata tempat sampai tersesat ke sana sini. Saya masih diam. Masa tu, mulalah dia sms la, call kawan la dll.

Lalu ternampaklah dia akan JPM (Parcel B) - (chewah, konon-kononnya tahu la ni) Lepas tu dia suruh saya berhenti kat tempat parking dan berjalan kat pengawal. Saya tergelak kecil dalam kereta melihat dia berjalan terus ke dalam sehingga pengawal kena panggil suruh daftar. (Dia suruh saya nanti dalam kereta dan saya mengikut je sebab nak tengok sejauh mana 'permainannya')

(Info :  Parcel B adalah Kompleks JABATAN PM dan bukannya PEJABAT PM (kat Parcel A) - macamana pula saya tak tahu, saya terlibat dalam pembinaan semenjak 'pecah tanah' lagi akhir 90-an)

Saya lihat dia menuju ke D7 iaitu JAKIM. Lepas dia 'hilang dari pandangan', lalu saya menelefon seorang kawan di PEJABAT Perdana Menteri dan juga di JAKIM. Kedua-dua rakan bertanya saya, mereka tak kenal pun kawan saya ni malah bertanya kat saya :

"ini mesti Nik ni nak mengena orang - saya tahu lah perangai Nik ni..ini mesti orang nak 'pau'...aaah biar, dia tak kenal lagi siapa Nik ni"

Akhirnya muncullah kawan saya ni datang ke kereta, saya cepat-cepat tutup telefon. Lalu dia datang ke kereta memberitahu saya bahawa 'contactnya' perlukan 'wang saguhati' sebanyak RM400.00 kalau 'nak projek'. Saya tidak tahan lagi nak tergelak, lalu saya paksa dia naik ke kereta dan saya terus ke Precint 9 tanpa sebarang ragu-ragu. Sehingga dia hairan tengok saya macam biasa di tempat itu.

Setelah tiba di restoran mamak kegemaran saya, selepas memesan makanan, saya dengan terus-terang memberitahunya dengan nada yang bersahaja bahawa tempat yang dia pergi itu adalah JAKIM dan Jabatan Perdana Menteri - bukan Pejabat Perdana Menteri serta saya memberitahunya bahawa saya terlalu biasa dengan Putrajaya ni. Dia hanya diam dan akhirnya meminta saya menghantar ke stesyen komuter Kajang.

Sehingga hari ini, dia amat hormatkan saya.

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Cukuplah dengan 2 kisah lucu ini. Masih banyak kisah lucu saya nak kongsikan agar kita jangan mudah percaya.
Saya ni bukannya apa sebab macam-macam manusia dengan karekternya ni...

Ibarat kata pepatah 'mat salleh' - saya ubah sedikit..

"It's this kind of business people who gives us (the genuine businessmen) a very bad name"

Walaupun begitu, seorang rakan pernah berkata 'wasting our precious time' jer...tetapi saya ni kadang-kadang 'kesian' kat mereka ni...They want to be someone, they want to be heard and seen, but the way they are doing it is so WRONG.

Siap ada 'pengikut' lagi tu...memang lucu. Yang 'memimpin' pun lucu, tetapi yang 'pengikut' lagi lucu. Yang saya hairannya, 'ada juga yang percaya tuh'...tak boleh kenal permata dgn kaca.Samalah kesnya dengan pengikut ajaran sesat.

Tetapi yang menjadi mangsa - yang paling saya kesihan tu. Habis semua duit mereka ditipu. Kalau yang ajaran sesat tu, habis harta dengan isteri pun dijualnya...MasyaAllah.

Jadi patutlah kalau kita kongsi pengalaman masing-masing semoga menjadi panduan. Janganlah percaya pada dakwaan, gunakan mata hati yang bersih untuk menilai, bukan mata hati yang dibutai oleh benda yang haram tetapi cuba dihalalkan dan dijustifikasikan.

One lie if told a thousand times will eventually becomes the truth...

Monday, December 08, 2014

E-SASTERA-HESCOM

 HESCOM 2014 ESASTERA


E-Sastera Malaysia is the only; if not the earliest; portal in the SEA Region promoting 100% literary works in Bahasa Melayu (Malay Language) especially poetry in the cyberspace. It is founded by Professor Dr. Irwan Abu Bakar along with Mdm Hasimah Harun - his wife and other inspiring people in the industry who supported the brilliant idea. 


E-Sastera is open to all walks of life - regardless of country, nationality, race, religion, age etc. (if you are interested in literature especially if you are shy to show your talent - poetry, essay etc. - this is the place you should be considering)


What surprises me most is the fact that Professor Dr. Ir. Wan Abu Bakar is a Professional Engineer cum Professor in Department of Biomedical Engineering in the leading university in Malaysia - University of Malaya (UM) - basically a technical person having genuine enthusiasm in the field of literature.



I am one of the earliest associate in early 2004 by suggesting and contributed a Challenge Trophy dubbed as E-Sastera HESCOM Award a.k.a. Nik Zafri's Challenge Trophy - the main prize for the best cyberspace literary works on e-sastera.


The rest is history. They become a registered association (Malaysian E-Literature/Arts Activist Association - Persatuan Aktivis E-Sastera Malaysia), publishers, making headlines in the media etc - basically geared towards becoming a major empire of cyber literature enterprising - drawing the attention of big names in Malaysian literature such as Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka (Malay for The Institute of Language and Literature) (abbreviated DBP) is the government body responsible for co-ordinating the use of the Malay language in Malaysia and Brunei) and famous & legendary poets, writers, GAPENA (National Writers Association), corporate sectors etc.

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