Mike Wong

Mike Wong

Mike is an IT analyst with over 10 years of experience in Data Centers, Web & Server Infrastructure, and IT Security. In a former life he was a financial adviser, mutual fund analyst, and compliance analyst on Wall Street. He enjoys spending his vacations exploring the world.
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Executive MBA, MS in Organizational Management


Do what you think is right, worry about the consequences later.



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  • Black Friday 2012 Shopping Tips
    These are tips to help you save time, money, and frustration on Black Friday. They are compiled from my years of experience shopping the day after Thanksgiving.
  • The Grueling Search for Gas in Queens, N.Y.
    Describing my gas station adventure in Jamaica, Queens. People are queuing up for hours to feed their thirsty cars.
  • Photos: Tree Branch Impales Car in Queens
    The powerful winds of Hurricane Sandy snapped off a tree limb last night. It fell on the car and pierced the passenger side windshield.
  • Photos: Sandy Destroys Garage in Queens
    A monstrous tree succumbs to the power of Hurricane Sandy and crushes the roof of a garage.
  • Analyzing Costco Membership
    My analysis of signing up for a Costco membership. A comparison of Costco Gold Star to Executive level membership.
  • Cathay Pacific "The Pier" Lounge - Review
    This is a review of Cathay Pacific’s Pier Lounge located in the Hong Kong International Airport.
  • The Cosmopolitan Hotel, Hong Kong - Review
    This is a review of the Cosmopolitan Hotel located in the Wan Chai neighborhood of Hong Kong.
  • The Cabin Lounge - Review
    A review of Cathay Pacific's Cabin Lounge located in the Hong Kong International Airport.
  • The National Palace Museum - Review
    This is a review of the National Palace Museum located in Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Celestial Seasonings Tour - Review
    This is a review of the free tour given at the Celestial Seasonings factory in Boulder, Colorado
  • Little Man Tate - Movie Review
    A short review of an old movie that I haven't seen for a while. The movie is from 1991, but it is highly recommended that you try it out.
  • New Fall TV Shows to Watch
    I comprised a list of the top 5 new shows of fall 2011. Included in the list is a brief synopsis of each series.
  • Best Karaoke Bars of NYC
    A New Yorker's take on karaoke in New York City. Whether you prefer to sing in Japanese, Korean, Chinese or English, one of these karaoke bars will have your song.
  • IKEA Family Program
    IKEA's Family program is free to join and offers perks like a free coffee or tea every time you shop at one of their stores.
  • Cure for Cancer?
    Two doctors from the University of Pennsylvania, Carl June and David Porter, use a breakthrough technique to destroy cancer cells. They reprogram a patient's T cells to find and destroy the cancer cells in the body.
  • Blizzard Creates Auction House for Diablo III
    Video game maker, Blizzard Entertainment, is trying to cut out third party sites by creating their own auction house.
  • Top 10 Richest Techies
    This is a quick list of the 10 richest computer geeks of 2011.
  • Richest People in China
    This is a short list of the 10 richest people in China and how they made their fortunes.
  • "Glee" Loses Cast Members
    Ryan Murphy, creator of the hit musical drama "Glee," announces that he will not keep 3 of the cast members past season 3.
  • Money Saving Tips
    Use comparison shopping, coupons and the internet to find deals on everyday spending.
  • Vacation in Amsterdam, Netherlands
    These are my experiences and travel tips for visiting Amsterdam in the Netherlands.
  • Transformers 3 - Movie Review
    This is a brief review of the new Michael Bay movie Transformers 3 - Dark Side of the Moon.
  • Mac Vs PC
    This is a brief description of the differences between a PC and a Mac.
  • Macy's Annual Fireworks Show
    This is a quick guide for seeing the Macy's fireworks show this weekend.
  • Spencer Tunick Photography
    Spencer Tunick is a popular photographer known for his ability to gather a large group of nude people for his shoots.
  • Vacation in Cairns, Australia
    Cairns is a beautiful surfer town similar to Hawaii. It's located at the northeastern tip of Australia and close to Port Douglas, which is where you can catch charters to see the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Vacation in Brisbane, Australia
    In September I took a 2 week vacation in Australia, stopping by 3 major cities. This is a quick review of Brisbane, some it's sites and some things to do there as well.
  • Vacation in Sydney, Australia
    After taking a 2 week trip to Australia in September, I wanted to share my experiences. This is a brief review of Sydney, it's sites and attractions.
  • Steam Announces Team Fortress 2 is Free
    This briefly explains what team fortress 2 is and how to download the free game from steam.
  • Cooking Spicy Asian Chicken
    This spicy chicken recipe was created by experimenting with mostly Asian ingredients in my refrigerator. I am a 3rd generation Asian American who enjoys fusing the best of both cultures into my cooking.

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