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GEK2001/SSA2202/GES1003 Module Review 16/17 Sem 2

GEK2001/SSA2202/GES1003 Module Review – Changing Landscapes of Singapore

I took this module in 2016/17 Semester 2, my last semester in NUS to clear the Singapore Studies (SS) requirement. Without much need to score well, I took it as a mere enrichment class. The main reason that I chose this SS instead of others is that I was interested in geography and I had a good background knowledge (H2 Geography). And indeed I broadened my knowledge on landscapes as a geographical concept and landscapes in Singapore. Continue reading

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How to Reduce macOS Finder Memory Usage

If you are experiencing slow performance on memory on macOS (OS X), chances are your memory is running low. While Chrome is notorious for taking up large amount of memory, another culprit is actually the macOS’s own app Finder, which can use up huge amount of RAM. This post will show you how to reduce macOS Finder memory usage from almost a 1GB:

reduce macOS Finder memory usage

Down to a mere 50MB:

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CS4246 Module Review, explore vs exploit

CS4246 Module Review – AI Planning and Decision Making

CS4246 Module Review – AI Planning and Decision Making (16/17 Sem 1)


  • One of the hardest and most theoretical module I have taken in NUS
  • The content is a mixture of classical concepts and cutting edge research topics
  • Project is also very theoretical, involving more conceptual understanding and reading of research papers rather than implementation.
  • Midterm is very early, before recess week. Final exam is even earlier, before exam week. That is why the CORS says the module has no exam, when there is in fact a final exam.

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