Kate Alvarez was with me last week and we talked about how she was hanging upon the lips of Doreen Fernandez (may she rest in peace) back when she used to teach creative writing at the Ateneo. According to Kate, the most famous and well loved food writer in the Philippines helped her find her … Continue reading Between the Writer and the Editor …
It’s a mighty rainy day this Friday. I hope none of you push it and try to go out tonight. The floods and traffic are horrible according to unfortunate friends who’ve been texting for the past hour, warning everyone else. Get home quickly and watch DVDs instead 🙂 Darren Rowse goes in depth with the … Continue reading Speedlinking August 17 2007
Here are some tips that actually work in trying to soothe your appetite from accidentally revealing an NDA, or non-disclosure agreement.. I haven’t signed an NDA in months but I feel that these tips can help you, if ever you get hold of something juicy, relax and bring you back to your normalcy. Here are … Continue reading Four Easy Ways to Help Keep NDAs Secret
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I have been trying out the new iMovie ’08 that comes with the iLife ’08 package. This is a completely reworked version of iMovie and Apple makes this distinction by changing the dock icon from a clapper to a star. You can check out my very first project in my previous post as I recorded … Continue reading First Impressions: iMovie ’08
Super popular online community site that needs no introduction — Friendster — is becoming the online version of the Philippine postal system. You send someone a message or friend request, and you get it three days later. Are there still people who send urgent business related messages via Friendster? Believe me, this still happens. It’s … Continue reading Thoughts for the Day
I was playing around with the new iMovie ’08 and created this short clip with Kate Alvarez as my guest. Kate is best known for her previous work with Summit’s Marie Claire and OK! Magazines. We share the same godchild. iMovie ’08 though nifty lacks some features in iMovie 06 HD. The most important feature … Continue reading Oh, Fabio!
Today, Apple officially launches the new set of iMacs, iWork ’08, iLife ’08 and the new .Mac features. The Philippines is the first stop for Apple Asia tour, as sales in the PH market for Apple products has been very satisfying for Apple. The sales are so good, that the reps from Apple Singapore went … Continue reading New iMacs, iWork ’08, iLife ’08, new .mac features … and a geek orgasm
MAJOR EDIT: To those who still wonder, Janette and I have put this in the past. We are both on speaking terms and talk when we see each other in events. After all, this we are OK. The Internet is not meant to destroy relationships but to build and enhance them. I’ve apologized to Janette … Continue reading My Comments and Suggestions for Janette Toral’s IMMAP Presentation Slides
If any of you young entrepreneurs are interested, mag:net cafe at Serendra is having a Market Night event this coming August 20 2007. Gabe Mercado (via JC Media) briefly describes the concept of Market Night: Market night is a new thing we’re trying out as we’re trying to find a way to showcase more independent … Continue reading Market Night at mag:net August 20 2007
By any chance, are there graduates of the University of Asia and the Pacific (formerly known as CRC, also known as UA&P) that read this blog? Some of the school’s alumni, together with the alumni office are putting together a collaborated web effort. Details are quite vague as of the moment but some of the … Continue reading UA&P Alumni Web Project
It is such a sad experience to have a blogger misrepresent the Philippine blogosphere for his or her own merit. Recently, a huge conference was held and some industry folk mentioned a particular blogger who gave such a compelling presentation about the Philippine blogosphere. It was so compelling because it was the first BIG time … Continue reading Bloggers, MISrepresent!
So I shuffled over Gateway Mall to meet Quentin Tarantino at the Cinemalaya FIlm Festival. The press had a “meet and greet” session after he gave a four hour seminar on film. Luckily a friend from one of the ABS-CBN magazines needed a photographer so she dragged me along, to my delight. I’d do anything … Continue reading Jayvee’s Quentin Tarantino Experience
I was flipping through a popular technology magazine with local content recently and I couldn’t believe my eyes as I almost skipped through one of the gadget review pages. I had to double check the product review written by “writer x” because from what I know about this person’s professional background, he (or she) is … Continue reading On giving up certain “rights” as a writer
There are two big blogger events coming up on the third week of August. The first is the “formal” launch of Blog and Soul which is sponsored by Mrs. Fields. There are going to be several things in store for bloggers. Mentalist Marcelle volunteered to do some magic tricks and Nikki Dy Liacco will also … Continue reading Cookies on the 21st, Taste Asia on the 23rd