Author: Bob

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 [...]

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 [...]

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: [...]

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 [...]

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® [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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: [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]