Author: Jason Loo

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The Bread Bar (@ TTDI)

The Bread Bar is an interesting concept cafe that was opened in late 2021, just right before Christmas. Due to its far back location in TTDI (behind Al-Bidayah and CIMB all the way to the back), it was a walking exercise for me and my colleagues whenever we wanted to go try out the breads […]

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Food blog : Yuzu (@ Gardens Midvalley, KL)

Yuzu has been one Japanese restaurant which I haven’t been to much since the restrictions of the pandemic started and ended. This is a quick review of the restaurant in 2022 after so long. It was great to meet up with friends and reminisce about old times with the food we selected and savoured. Among […]

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Chronicles of a Scrum master #14 : 5 Values – Courage, Focus, Commitment, Respect, Openness

This has been a post which I wanted to write for some time but struggled till now to find the right words. Its not that its hard to describe but in an agile environment, there are turbulence and winds of change as well as sometimes thunderstorms, hurricanes and typhoons. To maintain the standards of the […]

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Chronicles of a Scrum master #13 : Empiricism and its 3 Pillars (Transparency, Inspection, Adaptation)

What is Empiricism in the agile scrum context ? One thing it is not is about building empires in your product roadmap 🙂 According to the official Scrum guide , “Empiricism asserts that knowledge comes from experience and making decisions based on what is observed”. In other words, empiricism is about fact-based, experience and evidence […]

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Food blog : Kim Gary (@ Sunway Pyramid)

Honestly, this is not a new review but decided to blog about this in 2022 as Kim Gary has always been around in Sunway Pyramid for a long time. The menu selection has not changed much and my favourite is still the mushroom rice with pork mince, a fantastic blend coupled together with the Shanghai […]

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Food blog : Mukha (@ TTDI)

FYI, Mukha has been around in TTDI in the same row as Maybank and Al-Bidayah for a number of years (according to their website – since 2011). I believe it was renovated not too long ago as some of the older mentions of this cafe has a different interior. Anyway, I have been to Mukha […]

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Chronicles of a Scrum master #12 : Planning ahead, sprint goals, and tracking stories

Planning ahead Planning the stories and roadmap is usually prepared by the product owner and presented to the team to prep everyone on coming deliverables. Planning ahead means being able to anticipate some of the coming overheads such as holidays and company events that may affect the deliverable timeline. Hence, having a roadmap of features […]

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Food blog : Nanyang Cafe (@ Sunway Pyramid)

Lately, cafes such as Nanyang Cafe has been opening a number of outlets. The very first one I came across was in EkoCheras during the lockdown and the latest one I have tried is the Sunway Pyramid outlet. There is another new outlet in Pavillion Bukit Jalil (and probably other shopping malls too). In the […]

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Food blog : Moo-Ka-Ta Krua Thai BBQ Steamboat Restaurant (@ SS15, Subang)

Celebrated one of the festive seasons in this restaurant and it was a great and sumptuous spread of Thai BBQ cuisine for us. Its not a heavily air-conditioned and more of an open restaurant. So be prepared to sweat a bit when you are doing the BBQ. The BBQ ingredients comprised of various marinated meats […]

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Chronicles of a Scrum master #11 : What I learnt from certification training

This month marks the second month after I attended training and certified in PSM1. Hence, just wanted to share some of the knowledge which I have learnt from the training and hope this is of use to anyone preparing for the certification examination. Three roles, five events, and three artifacts (3-5-3) Scrum team – product […]

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