Monthly Archives: November 2014

Asian American Commercial Watch: Fidelity Investments: ‘Find More: 1-Second Trade Execution’

http://youtu.be/p3acjB0DJH0 I am a Fidelity Investments customer (as well as other financial services) and saw this television commercial the other day. To be honest, I am not sure advertising the fact that Fidelity does 1-second trade executions is that much … Continue reading

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8$: ‘We Need Diverse Books’

8$ is a series which occasionally highlights interesting crowdfunding projects. Every day, the 8Asians team is inundated by many worthy pitches. We are unable to highlight every one that comes our way, or even the ones we might individually support. … Continue reading

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Otaku MMA Fighter Roxanne Modafferi

A veteran MMA fighter who has stepped into the cage about 30 times already, Roxanne Modafferi is not of Asian descent, but aside from studying multiple styles of Asian martial arts, she is fluent in Japanese, lived in Japan for … Continue reading

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Selfie-seeking Asian Americans Cause Problems and Changes at Mission Peak

When I hiked Mission Peak two years ago, I saw lots of Asians on the trails, but I was surprised to see recent headlines like “Crowds Overrun Mission Peak in Fremont to Shoot Selfies.” Apparently, the number of hikers there … Continue reading

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Family Believes Body Found in SF Bay is that of Dan Ha

A message from Dan Ha’s brother via the Find Dan Ha Facebook Page: Hi everyone. I would like to thank all of you for your continued support and prayers in the search for my brother Daniel over the past week. … Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: Randall Park is not a “Dog Daycare Owner”

http://youtu.be/bEaoSoq26SQ I was flipping through a magazine, and came across this Chase credit card ad, supposedly highlighting “Chris Park,” a “Dog Daycare Owner.” Well, clearly, this is an image of actor, comedian, writer and director Randall Park, and I don’t … Continue reading

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Bette Bolivar is one of US Navy’s Highest Ranking Females

When Babette “Bette” Bolivar’s father joined the navy, Filipinos like him and my father were limited to jobs like being a steward or a cook.   In an interview with the Philippine Star, she talks about the path that has lead … Continue reading

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Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller Released from North Korea

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AcE2Ebr0Y0 The two Americans Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller that have been held in North Korea for months now have been freed on the order of Kim Jung Un. They have been reunited with family and are the last … Continue reading

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8Asians Founder Ernie Hsiung Named to Miami Herald’s “20 Under 40” List

Congrats to 8Asians Founder, Ernie Hsiung for being recognized for his work in Miami to facilitate civic engagement through technology. From Miami Herald: Ernie Hsiung is on a mission to build Miami’s tech community by creating networking opportunities for software … Continue reading

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Traveling Taiwan: Leaving Taiwan (Part 24 of 24)

All too soon, my two week trip to Taiwan came to an end, and before we knew it, we were heading to the airport to fly back to the States. Our drive over to the international airport in Taoyuan at … Continue reading

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8$: Contribute to the Search for Dan Ha

8$ is a series which occasionally highlights interesting crowdfunding projects. Every day, the 8Asians team is inundated by many worthy pitches. We are unable to highlight every one that comes our way, or even the ones we might individually support. … Continue reading

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SF Engineer Dan Ha, Missing Since Halloween Night

From TechCrunch: Dan Ha, an iOS developer at a San Francisco startup called Metromile, has been missing for almost a week. According to the CEO of the company, Dan Preston, who reached out to TechCrunch to help find his employee, … Continue reading

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