Friday, September 26, 2014

Panda Express now in Korea (in Myeongdong, near Seoul City Hall)


Everyone's favorite Americanized-Chinese food chain, Panda Express, has just opened a branch here in Korea. It's located in the basement of the Lotte Department Store at Euljiro (the really nice one, adjacent to the Lotte Hotel), right between Seoul City Hall and Myeongdong. It looks like the best place for more info is the Panda Express …

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Convert between SRT <> SMI subtitles on Ubuntu linux


I have a Korean cable box (from LG U+) with a USB stick input, which is convenient for watching movies but a pain for subtitles because it seems unable to play the common .SRT format. Instead, only subtitles in the SAMI (.SMI) format are supported. Here's a very simple Ubuntu tool for converting between the two. It uses the command line, but w…

Friday, September 5, 2014

KakaoTalk's new Kakao Blog RSS feed


Kakao has launched a new blog , highlighting new services and some corporate info. You can follow the blog via email, but also through RSS or ATOM, though these links are not listed prominently on the blog site itself. http://kakaoblog.kakao.com/?feed=atom http://kakaoblog.kakao.com/?feed=rss2 RSS is such a great technology. It's a shame that si…