Avoid the bullets being planted in your luggage by evil airport officials in this Android game by indie game developer Kulit Games. Is this the beginning of political commentary via android app development?Read more "Tanim Bala: The Android Game that takes on the Great Bullet Scam (#LaglagBala)"
Twitter’s back, but her Yahoo e-mail, Facebook, and Instagram accounts are still inaccessible.Read more "How Maine Mendoza became the unwilling poster girl for personal data security"
Just one year to go till the 20th! I’m writing this on March 29, 2013, which just happens to mark the 19th anniversary of March 29, 1994, the day when the PhilNet network first connected to the Internet via an IP connection to a Sprint gateway in California. Perhaps we should really reserve all the […]Read more "#PHNet19 : 19 years of Philippine Internet"
My new music blog, “Blog de la Musique” (at http://blogdelamusique.com) has just kicked off with a post on a cool new TV Commercial that debuted this Feb 2. This tv ad debuted on YouTube and featured 90’s Pinoyrock icons Rico Blanco, Raimund Marasigan, Barbie Almabis, and Ely Buendia. Yes, it is a Smart commercial – […]Read more "New on Blog De La Musique: Ely, Rico, Raimund, and Barbie’s 21st Century redux of a 70s classic"
Every few years since 1995, some Filipino netizens get all riled up about the management of the .PH domain and want to start a revolution. It’s as cyclical as fashion. Well, it looks that time has come again. The latest brouhaha was instigated by a recent DNS hack that redirected users of Sulit.com.ph to its […]Read more "Showdown at the .PH domain Corral – the 2012 Edition"
Some years back, around the time the first generation Digital SLRs made their appearance. the photo bug bit me hard. Of course, every “serious” photographer eventually finds a speciality – mine was the area of concert photography. I liked the scene, loved the exaggerated stage lighting, and the unique expressions coming from musicians. Armed with […]Read more "Crowdsourcing local music scene documentation: The #PhilMusic hashtag on Instagram"
IdeaSpace Ateneo is coming to Ateneo de Manila on June 2! IdeaSpace: #Technopreneur Bootcamp @Ateneo De Manila is the first in a series of events for the promotion of technology entrepreneurship in the academe. Powered by Smart Communications, Inc. in partnership with IdeaSpace Foundation, Inc. (IdeaSpace), it is a whole day event where students, faculty […]Read more "IdeaSpace Technopreneur Bootcamp is coming to Ateneo de Manila on June 2!"
It’s Mobile World Congress time again, and as it has done for the past few years, the GSMA sponsored World Congress is being held in Barcelona, Spain from February 27 to March 1. (There is a smaller Asia themed GSMA congress held in Hong Kong usually in November). The World Congress is the biggest mobile […]Read more "Barcelona Diary: Blogging from MWC 2012"
Think of it as the idea of Twitter hashtags gone wild. Twitter hashtags were invented by the online community (as is the case of many Twitter conventions) , in this case, by users who wanted a simple way to embed keywords into the Twitter stream, making it easy to search for conversations or topics. (The […]Read more "Battle of the Corona Trial Hashtags: A Case of #TooManyCoronas"
2011 was the year I finally experienced the Internet as a head-on replacement for traditional broadcasting. Not just for words (the net already replaced print media in my life) but for music and “tv” broadcasts. My personal access to bandwidth had reached the tipping point where it had finally become possible to use the net as […]Read more "2011: The Year I Plunged Into Streaming"