Note: This article was originally supposed to appear in RJ Ledesma’s regular column for the Philippine Star. A few text messages back and forth had me agreeing to publish his work on this blog. Note that I am not a political blogger but I do understand how it feels not to have one’s column published … Continue reading Guest Post: ‘Circus, Circus’ by RJ Ledesma
If you own an ASUS eee, or even if you don’t — you may want to check out G.ho.st, a full web based operating system. Truth be told, this is the direction office tools are going with the prevalence of wireless connectivity all over the place. Well, take away the fact that the whole thing … Continue reading Fiddling with G.ho.st — now your OS is online!
This morning, “Big Brian” Ligsay made me listen to a radio drama he read titled Kawatanan ng Rentas Internas which is the sad yet humorous reality of applying for a TIN or tax number at the Bureau of Internal Revenue in this developing country I’ve come to love. Now that I look back into my … Continue reading The Perils of Being a Freelance Writer in the Philippines
“I wish I had two copies of iCal… one to take a crap on and one to cover it up with.” – Merlin Mann, MacBreak Weekly #52 Im at a loss because I can’t introduce a topic that’s a tour bus wittier than I am. Download Merlin Mannerisms: daily quotes and sayings by Merlin Mann … Continue reading Download your free copy of Merlin Mannerisms
A few chapters through The Perfect Thing, it was revealed that one of the factors that made th iPod a huge success was the feature that it could hold your entire library of music. Looking into one’s iPod was almost like baring that person’s soul as taste in music revealed a lot about a person. … Continue reading Naked Meme: What’s on your iPod?
Hey geeks! It’s that time of the year once more where Microwarehouse attracts a long line of tech-savvy consumers as early as 12 noon. It’s the closest thing we have to a geek camp out in the US as the lines usually stretch out for hours. It’s going to be a bit different this year … Continue reading Microwarehouse Year End Sale 12.15.07
So I started Christmas shopping last week. It’s a misnomer that geeks seems to always want gadgets, peripherals for their computers. If someone asked me what I wanted for Christmas, I’d make it convenient for him or her to choose from the following gift ideas. Note that I have attached a PayPal button below in … Continue reading Christmas Geek Gift Ideas that aren’t Geeky
NOTICE: This blog post is being shown to a live audience at mag:net cafe, Bonifacio High Street. As Andrian Lee did not allow any of the panel tonight to bring any form of presentation, I’d like to cheat a little bit and use this blog to post up a few thoughts about eCommerce and social … Continue reading Welcome to eCommerce Night!
Songwriter Jonathan Coulton dedicates this song to anyone who has served as a code monkey in a software corporation. The song is great stuff but what really struck a chord was when he performed an unplugged version that turned the entire thing into a ballad. So yeah it struck a chord, so I decided to … Continue reading Code Monkey Unplugged Lyrics Chords and Tabs
I don’t know if they were literal about recycling Bong Revilla over and over again in these “breakthrough” Filipino films. Discuss.
Here’s an application pick recommended by Amber MacArthur – Disk Inventory X presents a visual way of looking at the contents of your hard drive. The benefit of installing this free application is it divides your hard disk into colored cubes, showing you which types of applications take up the most space. As I rarely … Continue reading Disk Inventory X for Mac OS X
* There has been a price drop in the ASUS eee. It now costs P16,000.00. Hello ASUS eee. You’re finally here in the Philippines. Your proud owner allowed me to fiddle around with your real estate for the better part of the evening and here are some of the notes I took down: P17,000.00 flat … Continue reading EDIT: P16,000 for the ASUS eee
Wednesday morning Went to airport for the press preview of Batanes the Movie starring Iza Calzado and F4’s Ken Zhu. Movie preview of Batanes will be at Batanes. Cool, ain’t it. Exciting for me as the last time I was in Batanes was more than 10 years ago for a student seminar. It was a … Continue reading Boracay is the new Batanes: An Interview with Iza Calzado and Ignite Media
I just witnessed the launch of the largest consumer available LCD television with 1080p high definition resolution. Very affordable for only PHP 2,500,000.00. What makes this LCD unique is that it is available to consumers as an actual product. There are bigger LCD centerpieces out there, but are all prototypes. During the Q&A portion, I … Continue reading Samsung’s PHP 2.5 Million Pesos 1080p 70 inch High Def Television
This morning, I shot the new lechon pizza of Greenwich, a new offering for the holidays among many other things that I was tasked to shoot. Client has already launched the product to the public so I am allowed to talk about it. But that’s not what I came to express in this blog post. … Continue reading “Introspection of Viral Marketing Using Lechon Kawali Pizza as Test Subject”