Getting Help via Social Media During an Emergency

I find it rather stupid that they need to verify first if there is indeed an ongoing fire before they dispatch a fire truck or rescue unit. Earlier today, I accompanied my son to his football practice at the Don Bosco Technical Institute (DBTI) Makati City. Upon entering the campus entrance, we noticed what we thought at first were construction personnel doing some steel grinding or welding in one of the building lobbies. Then came a loud "bang" sound then the spark stopped. That's when we [...]

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Joining the Mozilla Tech Speakers Phase 2 – Summer 2016

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As part of organization's aim to increase developer awareness and adoption of the Web, Firefox, and Mozilla through a strong community-driven technical speaker development [...]

Traffic Stoplight Using an Arduino Board

I used an app called "Fritzing" to come up with this clean diagram.
So, you're beginning to learn hacking an Arduino board? Here's a fun activity to do: a traffic signal light simulator. For this activity, you will need: an Arduino board [...]

Rust Hack & Learn Sessions in Manila

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On the first quarter of this year, I led an initiative within the Mozilla Philippines Community (MozillaPH) to start a study group for Rust (Programming Language). Rust is a [...]

Download & Win Krispy Kreme Doughnuts from SM Supermalls

  The “Download & Win” in-app mobile game from SM Supermall is back and they are sweetening the deal by giving away 3 Original Glazed® Krispy Kreme [...]

My Thoughts on COMELeaks

A few weeks ago, on the evening of March 27th the website of the Philippine Commission on Elections (COMELEC) was hacked. Who cares? A few days ago, Trend Micro reported a [...]

Azkals Won Over DPR Korea 3-2 & We Were There!

Our heroes that night: The Philippine Azkals.
If you're a true blue Philippine Azkals (internationally known as the Philippine Football Team) fan, you will know what happened on the evening of December 5th, 2010 (okay, [...]

Rust (Programming Language) Users Group Philippines Launched

Rust is a systems programming language that runs awesomely fast, prevents segfaults, and guarantees thread safety. Rust is relatively new and Mozillians love it. Thought [...]

Mozilla Connected Devices, MozVR & Firefox Developer Tools at FOSSASIA 2016

Thanks to all who attended my talk during FOSSASIA 2016. As promised, here's my slide [...]

FOSSASIA 2016 according to #MozFOSSASIA

I attended FOSSASIA 2016 to represent Mozilla and give a talk about Connected Devices, MozVR and Firefox Developer Tools. Here's the account of Mozilla's participation in the [...]

Deep Diving to Open Source Hardware

I am so happy to receive my very first open source hardware: the Arduino Uno Revision 3 (R3)! I got my Arduino from a local reseller based in Las Piñas City over [...]

Introducing the MayBahaBa Project

During one of the all-nighters with fellow Mozillians several years ago, an idea came to me: create a Twitter account that will retweet all mentions of "baha" (flood) all [...]

Introducing TurfSiteManila.com

It is with great pride and happiness that I announce the launch of my new website: TurfSiteManila.com From this day on, my original website: BobReyes.com will only [...]

PayMaya Visa Card with Beep(TM) Works with PayPal!

I just successfully added my PayMaya Visa card with BeepTM as a "credit card" in my PayPal account. Where did I got my PayMaya Visa Card? Well, I normally take the MRT if [...]

Philippine Airlines Orders Airbus A350 XWB’s

The country's flag carrier, Philippine Airlines (PAL) has just signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus for the order of six (06) A350-900 plus another six (06) [...]

The Continued Evolution and Influence of the Philippines’ Online Market

The Internet penetration in the Philippines continues to grow, with increased access allowing users to influence different markets, and businesses having to constantly [...]