For those who don't know me, my name is Meng. For those
who know me, my name is still Meng. Welcome to my home page! I hope you
didn't lose your way coming here.
My full name is Chade-Meng Tan. I started using
the nickname "Meng" when I realized Americans can't do names with more
than one syllable. ("Meng" is the name of a famous ape in Singapore).
I was trained as a Software Engineer. I used to
introduce myself simply as "an engineer", then
people would ask me, "So, what type of engineer are you?". My reply
"Well, I am a good engineer". This reminds me of a joke:
Q: How many software engineers does it take to
change a light
A: None, it is a hardware problem.
As you might have guessed, I'm quite a funny guy.
I work in Google. I
am Google's Jolly Good Fellow (yes, it is my
official job title). I used to be a Google engineer. I'm now
semi-retired. My current job description at Google is, "Enlighten
minds, open hearts, create world peace". In my free time, I try to save
I'm a practicing Buddhist. I used to volunteer as a
counsellor. I also
have keen interests in philosophy, psychology and history. I maintain a
personal website on Buddhism,
do you think, my friend?". May I invite you to come and visit.
Anyway, thanks for coming to visit. Perhaps we can have
Contact me: firstname.lastname@example.org (or my assistant Karen at email@example.com).
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