Earl Ng

What can we learn today?

This website was born out of a multitude of reasons. I wanted to carve out my own little portion of the internet that I could call mine. To set up a website where people could learn a little bit more about me and the stuff I do. And lastly, just to see if I could1.

Based in Hong Kong, I am currently an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems consultant with the Nomura Research Institute (NRI) Hong Kong Ltd.. Outside of work, I serve as a Shaper in the Global Shaper Community: Hong Kong hub, as well as the founder of The Glowing Fool.

I would say that learning, for me, has always been an endeavor of curiosity. I would like to think of myself as a jack of all trades, master of none (often times better than a master of one). I like learning in the pursuit of something. And this can lead to all manner of very odd and interesting skills that I’ve accumulated. I can perform system administration tasks, and I can swing dance. I can build websites, I also make funny voices in weird accents. I don’t know if there is any rhyme or reason to it all. But it’s definitely fun.

  1. This website was generated using Hugo (something new I picked up) and hosted on my own personal homelab. ↩︎

August 22, 2021

Augmenting Reality

Projects can come from the weirdest places at times. In this case it was a friend’s random offhand comment, “it would be cool to have an AR app that would help customers visualize having our products in their homes." There must be something like that floating around the internet, right? An opensource augmented reality (AR) project that could be modified to use different, custom, 3D models. A quick google search later, and lo and behold such projects do exist.