Jollibee brings NFC technology to their stores with the ‘happyplus’ Card

I laud Jollibee for being the first retailer pushing for fast adoption of NFC technology in the Philippines. Geeky Explanation: (warning, nosebleed) NFC stands for “Near Field Communication” and is a prevalent piece of technology similar to Bluetooth or QR codes and is based on the current RFID technology. The difference is that the “near … Continue reading Jollibee brings NFC technology to their stores with the ‘happyplus’ Card

How to make your own “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” Meme

Hot Air Balloon Festival, Clark Pampanga (Every February of the year) UPDATE VI: The DOT linked back to my tutorial from their official website! UPDATE V: Lester Bambico has programmed and uploaded an “It’s More Fun” app into the Android Marketplace. More details here (with screenshots!) UPDATE IV: Looks like some of my work is … Continue reading How to make your own “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” Meme

We’re not there, yet: Thoughts on Voice and Artificial Intelligence

I have two old acoustic guitars at home. They’re pretty smashed up. You could almost peel the body apart if enough force was exerted. In effect I keep it glued together with a lot of electric tape. Aesthetically it’s horrendous, but it does give off that artistic vibe, which truth to be told isn’t my … Continue reading We’re not there, yet: Thoughts on Voice and Artificial Intelligence