“Poetry, after all, is the opposite of suicide.” – Anne Sexton Butch Dalisay, better known as penmanila to the writing community in the Philippines has written a magnificent piece on the ranting culture on the Internet. A professed geek as most of us are at PhilMUG, he raises salient points on the rant culture we … Continue reading Butch Dalisay’s Anti-Rant Rant
Before we start to get “disclosure happy,” here is a very good piece written by Read Write Web on when bloggers should disclose information. This was pointed out by Darren Rowse of ProBlogger. The article actually illustrates journalism ethics as well as the ethics behind the business models of traditional publishers (it is sometimes tricky … Continue reading Shedding Some Light on Disclosures
Here is a listing of blog openings for the b5media technology channel: Office Tweaks This is a blog that discusses GTD around the number of available office suites. From traditional suites such as MS Office to open source Open Office, as well as online applications like Google Apps. [link] New Linux User What more can … Continue reading b5media Technology Channel Blog Openings Aug 2007
The Nintendo Wii is more than a gaming rig. It’s by far the most versatile console to date, allowing you to not only download channels and surf the Internet, but also transfer data to and from your Nintendo Wii. By far, it is the Wiimote that boasts the most amount of seemingly complex technology crammed … Continue reading Mii Editor: Create and Edit Mii Avatars on Your Computer
Social networks are successful not because they inherently express who we are. They are successful because they project an image of how we want people to admire us, and ultimately, who we want to become.
They’re here. This is the official Wiki for the Curriculum Jam in Manila. OLPC is organizing a Curriculum Jam in Manila, scheduled for the first weekend of October (5-7). We’ll be working with teachers around the world who are running Curriculum Jams in their countries at the same time. We’ll be creating learning activities – … Continue reading One Laptop Per Child “Curriculum Jam” in Manila
Even though this blog is described as “the pseudo personal blog about blogging, technology and stuff” it seems that the most popular post has to do with my fashion sense. Let’s revisit Crocs. Eek!
Lookie here. According to this video’s details, this Mii parade consists of about 10,000 Miis walking down the virtual Miiground. I was too lazy to count as I lost it at about 5,294. With my Wii address book barely filled up (I added up a few friends and sent them email from the Wii Console’s … Continue reading I want a Mii Parade!
The conversation between Chris Pirillo and Dave Newton sure hits a vein. In his post about a KOMO TV invite which he declined, Dave Newton, talks about how “I come from a conventional old-time broadcaster background, so I’m not available for schmoozing.” This was with regard to Chris’ comment about bloggers and journalists (oh no … Continue reading Schmoozing and Related Arts
[Sarcastic Gamer via Ironic Gamer] In reference to doing yoga on the Nintendo Wii, here is the WiiFit video that has been taped over by a huge pile of sarcasm. I especially like the part where the narrator goes “don’t wanna invest $3.19 on a hula hoop? Why not pick up a Wii for $300.00 … Continue reading WiiFit Parody
Late next month I’ll be off to Singapore for a three day press conference. I will also be taking advantage of this time to take a long needed vacation. I intend to take the bus or train to Kuala Lumpur from Singapore and stay with two good friends who have offered me lodging. I’m actually … Continue reading Needing Travel Advice for Singapore – Malaysia Sojourn
Wikipedia image of Ganondorf, the last boss in Ocarina of Time, 1998 I must admit that the partial reason why I bought a Wii was to play The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. It has been almost ten years since I last played a Zelda game, and if you got the time line right, 1998 … Continue reading Cooped Up in Fantasy
I had come from a small blogger event for the launch of the “Blogger,” a bag model that belongs to the Timbuk2 line of bags. Timbuk2’s “core competence” has to do with making very durable messenger bags as the company was built and grown by people who were into the “delivery by bike” (a.k.a. “messengers”) … Continue reading Timbuk2 Blogger Bag Isn’t Just for Bloggers
Though I’m not as active as before, I’m still registered as a beta tester for Astraware, the small company in London that publishes and licenses games for the Palm OS and Windows Mobile. These games include Bejeweled, Seven Seas, Broken Sword, Tradewinds and many more fun titles. The experience is rewarding as new games for … Continue reading Be a Mobius Game Tester Today!
After what seemed like an eternity, Jed finally got to print and scan the roll I took using her Holga. I was using Fuji Superia 100 film for this set. Here are some shots that caught my fancy. I especially like the double exposure experiment done in the second picture as it looks eerie. Not … Continue reading Holga Shots using Fuji Superia 100 Film