Putting context in the release of the Philippines’ New Generation Currency coins

There has been a lot of anger and frustration in the past several months over the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)’s release of the next-generation Philippine coins  specifically, the New Generation Currency (NGC) five-peso coin (5-piso). Continue reading


Bike User Experience Review: Ortigas Center’s Pedestrian Footbridges

Ortigas Center in Pasig City isn’t exactly the model central business district (CBD) when it comes to walkability and accessibility, compared to other CBDs here in Manila, but recent additions to their pedestrian infrastructure seems to up the ante. Continue reading


Isang pi-ku (haiku na naaayon sa π) tungkol sa mahal kong bisikleta.

Itong munting tula ay aking ginawa noong 2015, sa araw ng π (Pi day, 3/14/15). 🙂




Isang Ginhawa


Sa bawat
ng busina,


Sa bawat
ay 2-π-r
Gulong ng Buhay.


Tuloy lang
pagpadyak ko
hanging malinis


at, tungo
mas maganda
bayang sagana!


(Happy Pi Day! )

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Connecting my Cherry Mobile Ace to my Windows PC

Since November, I had gotten two Cherry Mobile Ace (powered by Firefox OS) devices for me and my mom at home. Cherry Mobile Ace, powered by Firefox OSBasically, the two Aces function as my secondary phone and as our landline phone unit at home. Being a developer though, I was also interested in using my Ace to test against HTML5 apps that I’ve made.

Prior to the Ace, I already had a ZTE Open Firefox OS device back in 2013. This Ace is a new device, and courtesy of Sir Bob Reyes of Mozilla Philippines, I was able to know how to connect to the Ace on my PC. Continue reading