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Name: Julian Matthews
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Hi. I'm a former journalist and Malaysian correspondent to CNet, ZDnet, Newsbytes (Washington Post-Newsweek Interactive wire agency), Nikkei Electronics Asia and AsiaBizTech.com. I also previously contributed to The Star, The Edge, The New Straits Times, The New Zealand Herald and various magazines. Currently, I train and advise managers and executives on strategies to optimize their use of social media and online channels to reach customers. My company, Trinetizen Media, runs media training workshops on social media, media relations, investor relations, corporate blogging, podcasting, multimedia marketing, online advertising, multimedia journalism and crisis communications. You can connect with me on Facebook or LinkedIn or Twitter.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Malaysian open source provocateur gets punk'd

My friend Dinesh sauntered into his office on April Fool's Day to discover he was a victim..







His entire room was wrapped in tin foil - including his desk, chairs, wastepaper basket, PCs, notebook, mouse, picture frames, awards, files, in-tray, mug, ashtray, lighter, every cable, socket and plug - even the loose change.

The floor, walls and window frames were covered in brown paper and, later, he discovered, his car had been done the dishonour as well.

Read the story by Leslie Lau on The Malaysian Insider - The day Malaysia's No 1 hacker got punk'd and the account by the plotting rebel "Sith minions" and watch their Star Wars' inspired Youtube video.

Hilarious.

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