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)"
When the world needs a WTF news story, the Philippines seldom disappoints. The Great Bullet Scam (aka #LaglagBala) is the global WTF Du Jour.Read more "“The Great Bullet Scam” (aka Laglag Bala) is now officially the world’s current WTF News Story"
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"
Anonymous PH Hacked YayaDub’s Twitter Account: What we can all learn from this episode.Read more "YayaDub Got Hacked – and a Polite Hacker says “Sorry Po”"
I am normally not a big fan of Pinoy showbiz, love teams, noontime shows, Eat Bulaga, or even Tito Vic and Joey, but when the whole #Aldub situation broke out around a month ago, I developed a morbid fascination for the whole social media aspect of the thing. Specifically the use of Twitter hashtags and […]Read more "The Aldubification of the Twitterverse"
So I’ve been taking a look at Medium recently and I’ve been wondering if I should make the switch. Especially since it’s considered to be the hot new thing in blog-publishing. But mainly I like the contemporary look. And the responsive design, especially for mobile readers. Gave Medium a spin by republishing an old article […]Read more "A New Day, A New Theme – and Medium"
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"
The Nigerian 419 spammers (or are they Indian in this case?) have spun off a new series. This should be made into a movie (called 419). Sir/Madam, Please don’t be offended with my impromptu message. I am Nirmala Kirloskar, India but now resident in the UK 5 years, I want to tell you of an investment management […]Read more "The Troubles of Claire: The 419 spam drama takes a new twist"
A few weeks ago the questions started to pop up out of thin air and lunge at me. There were text messages, Tweets (public tweets and DMs), Facebook PMs. They were incessant. They arrived at odd times of the day – while driving to work, while at a meeting, while having dinner. You would have […]Read more "“What happened to PhilMusic?” and other Pesky Questions"
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"