Philip Cheang (@_phi)

Metro Manila, Philippines

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @_phi ever

April 2012

@Clawford it was a pleasure meeting and talking with you! :) see you again at Casual Connect in May!

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to Clawford

@cheryllselda I personally like Tropical Hut. 20 pesos lang kasi yung BK ngayon. ;) Hope you’re still enjoying SG (and maybe work)!

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to cheryllselda

First thing I get after landing in Manila early morning. Burger King for the @byimplication team - pic.twitter.com/Ny8Rp4dY

via Photos on iOS

notch After a period of time of not doing something you said you would, the shame of doing it late becomes higher than the shame of ignoring it.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 9:36 PM, Apr 29th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@haxpor my flight is still at 1:20 am, I am just waiting until then.

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to haxpor

Cool RSA Animate-style visualization of by Tim Hamons @ Microsoft Singapore instagr.am/p/KAP6yjBk0I/

via Instagram

It’s our team! :D RT @MS_CTZ_APAC: The winners of the pitch sessions - Reusable! pic.twitter.com/gwbandW8

via Tweetbot for iOS

Already checked out, but airport transfer/pick-up is still 2.5 hours later. Two and a half hour dinner buffet?

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@haxpor Yes, I remembered her! :) we met and talked a bit. I heard you guys have since parted ways? :(

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to haxpor

Wrapped up MSFT’s conference in Singapore! Awesome event, met lots of inspiring people + new friends pic.twitter.com/fVZJpjnw

via Echofon

Efren also brought @KeszValdez. I really admire him for being able to speak + help others at such a young age pic.twitter.com/54n3YWNj

via Tweetbot for iOS

Efren Peñaflorida sharing his experiences at Microsoft’s pic.twitter.com/4gJtBuMQ

via Camera on iOS

HarvardBiz Are we entering an age where capturing the highlights of our lives takes precedence over actually enjoying them? s.hbr.org/JJwJBr

via Social Marketing Hub (retweeted on 10:14 PM, Apr 28th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

View from the hotel @ Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort instagr.am/p/J9fEQEBkwE/

via Instagram

Airport passport check: “oh, happy birthday!”
Me: “thanks!”
“celebrating?”
“here for a conference.”
“working on your bday?”
(no, not really)

via Tweetbot for iOS

@maymaybalatayo @eibhrum so did you guys all have dinner together? sorry I couldn’t join you guys! :(

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to maymaybalatayo

So fortunate, grateful, happy: This week alone, @chantily picked me up from the airport, woke me up w/ breakfast, brou..plus.google.com/10119726394395…Wg

via Tweetbot for iOS

Lucky to have such awesome friends. You know who you guys are. :)

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@agrawalritz it’s about five in the morning here, but I’m pretty stoked :) see you in Singapore!

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to agrawalritz

jarecoo Things we say thanks to Shakespeare: frypi.cc/IarzkN

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:32 PM, Apr 26th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@cammercheanger hi shobs! welcome home :P drop by the office! haha

via Echofon in reply to cammercheanger

Flying tmrw to attend! :)
RT @Microsoft_SG: 100 bright young minds, 1 roof. April 28-29 facebook.com/citizenshipmic…

via Echofon

Wi-Tribe is crap. :/ more like, why (even) try?

via Echofon

At least The Avengers was pretty cool. But will there be an after-credits-after-credits in future screenings?

via Tweetbot for iOS

So while I was out watching a movie, Apple announced WWDC 2012 *and* sold out!

via Tweetbot for iOS

@jensterjuice (… I just reread my reply, I meant — of course I got it. I’m not too young. )

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to jensterjuice

@jensterjuice Of course I do! (but I first encountered it in grade school…)

via Echofon in reply to jensterjuice

“Multi-global brands” — What does that even mean? Multiple globes? You’re interplanetary? You have a branch on Mars?

via Echofon

With MS SkyDrive + the new Google Drive, @Dropbox faces serious competition, but they still have best 3rd-party support + team collaboration

via Tweetbot for iOS

google Introducing Google Drive—a place where you can create, share, collaborate & keep all of your stgoo.gl/cKw8IISTUF

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:10 AM, Apr 25th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

I wanted to go to both Chili’s and Papa John’s tonight. Unfortunately, so did everyone else.

via Tweetbot for iOS

So now how do I set-up and manage distcc?

via Echofon

Apple, why did you remove distributed builds in Xcode 4.3 D:

via Echofon

AnnieLowrey This essay awarded a perfect score by a robo-grader is just delightful. bit.ly/Js8wkZ

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 6:35 AM, Apr 24th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

Robo-software is increasingly used to grade essays, but all you need to do is use big words and obfuscate mellifluously nytimes.com/2012/04/23/edu…

via Twitter for Websites

Cargo-Bot from @TwoLivesLeft — The first iPad game… programmed entirely on an iPahoatwolivesleft.com/CargoBot/cxWd

via Echofon

About to name your hot new startup? A handy read: thenextweb.com/entrepreneur/2…

via Tweetbot for iOS

Trust —
hard to earn, easy to lose, harder to rebuild.
Even when you want to.

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MuscleNerd Congrats to “Loktar_Sun” for manipulating @sbingner’s SAM to convert temporary unlock ticket to true one is.gd/D1wNF2 /cc @DillADH

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:43 PM, Apr 22nd, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

Home sweet home. Time to catch up with work, life, and the rest of the world.

via Tweetbot for iOS

@jensterjuice was quite a hassle to set-up though. I was just really bored

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to jensterjuice

So Singapore Airbus A380s have AC/USB outlets, and video input. I set-up a dual-monitor workspace of sorts. pic.twitter.com/RbqWt3jf

via Echofon

@tgosingtian just came from those two cities (and Edinburgh), coincidentally! Quite cold :P

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to tgosingtian

PlayStation suite developer program + SDK Open Beta! playstation.com/pss/developer — (Now to find a PS Vita. And some game ideas.)

via Tweetbot for iOS

@cammercheanger that’s okay, you still get to enjoy Brussels, Luxembourg, and Amsterdam ;)

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to cammercheanger

Love padlocks on a Parisian bridge, and an old couple looking on instagr.am/p/JorcB0hk_i/

via Instagram

Obligatory photo. Farewell, Paris instagr.am/p/JorG4Dhk_h/

via Instagram

CandykillerNews Sci fi concept sketch app for iPad from @FiftyThree
candykiller.com/extras/scifico…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 6:31 AM, Apr 19th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

Stupid DrawSomething bug. @omgpop ruined the 99+ streak @chantily and I had. I’m miffed enough to not play anymore. pic.twitter.com/aXRgIX42

via Photos on iOS

pod2g News: we have all exploits required to do a new jailbreak. I’m working on bypassing ASLR at bootup.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 2:27 AM, Apr 19th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@chantily but alas, I have yet to set foot on One Infinite Loop. :(

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to chantily

Even in the Louvre. @ Apple Store instagr.am/p/JkFHsoBkxE/

via Instagram

Underneath the glass pyramid @ Musée du Louvre instagr.am/p/JkE7JaBkw6/

via Instagram

Meaningful Transitions: Motion Graphics in the User Interface • ui-transitions.com — a delightful compendium of UI effects + principles

via Twitter for iPad

the1console MSNBC covers S:S&S EP, click the link to encourage coverage of indie videogames on mainstream outleingame.msnbc.msn.com/technology/ing…Unzq @FortNinetynety

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 6:43 AM, Apr 18th, 2012 via Echofon)

psychicparrot If you’re gonna Kickstarter a game, make sure you don’t go to a conference on your funder’s money to ‘learn’. Learn on your own damn funds!

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 6:24 AM, Apr 18th, 2012 via Echofon)

Had dinner in France at a Japanese restaurant run by Chinese.

via Echofon

Cold, rainy welcome to Paris @ Charles de Gaulle instagr.am/p/JhlL2xhk0Z/

via Instagram

Edinburgh was a beautiful city instagr.am/p/JhLr2Dhk9I/

via Instagram

This is a prepaid UK SIM, cheaper than Globe/Smart, and faster than DSL. pic.twitter.com/mff6z5DB

via Photos on iOS

@Ralegan probably not, but it likely hit that ridiculous price because of pressure from that end.

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to secretxergin

Twitter actually tried to buy Instagram, but Facebook beat them to it. tnw.to/1E2lu

via Tweetbot for iOS

Hello, Scotland! @ Edinburgh Airport (EDI) instagr.am/p/JZhuyChk9q/

via Instagram

Okay, maybe not just yet. Delayed flight is delayed.

via Tweetbot for iOS

dawndewald @remixeverything RT@ usabilitypost nice article about the value of unoriginality and value of being original - bit.ly/H4fRli

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:09 AM, Apr 14th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

Retina.js — a script for automatically loading high-res images on retina-display devices: retinajs.com (now update those sites :)

via Tweetbot for iOS

verge Jim Balsillie was vetoed in efforts to spread BBM and other services outside BlackBerry ecosystem, says Reuters vrge.co/HFDbd3

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:24 PM, Apr 13th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

Q&A: Mega Man Creator Wants Japan to Admit Failure — Game|LifeWired.comEwired.com/gamelife/2012/…DUZy

via Twitter for Websites

cdespinosa Install Java for OS X 2012-003, available now. Removes Flashback malware.

via Tweetbot for iOS (retweeted on 6:35 AM, Apr 13th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

FiftyThree Thank you—1.5 million times over. Good to know we’re not alone.blog.fiftythree.comy

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 6:17 AM, Apr 13th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

The one and only @ Sherlock Holmes Museum instagr.am/p/JUjXrHhkz6/

via Instagram

migueldeicaza Maybe with the new redesign, Google+ will capture enough users to be acquired by Facebook

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:20 AM, Apr 12th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

Intermission. Wicked is pretty wicked so far.

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Mosh: a better SSH from MIT, designed for intermittent, roaming, and high-latency connections. mosh.mit.edu (via @thatsmydoing)

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No photos, but let’s sneak one in before the show @ Apollo Victoria Theatre instagr.am/p/JSgFVrBk53/

via Instagram

@giselabee that’s a fantastic game. good choice!

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to giselabee

@marionjames05 Haha, thanks! I’ll do my best, but I hear it’s hard to get an audience with her. ;)

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to marionjames05

@wesomesauceman I’m not shelling out that much. :P maybe one of our future games? Hahaha

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to wesomesauceman

Big Ben’s not so big after all @ The London Eye instagr.am/p/JRxB0Lhk7y/

via Instagram

The Eye of London @ The London Eye instagr.am/p/JRq6-Khk6_/

via Instagram

I just backed Republique by Camouflaj + Logan on @kickstarter kck.st/HEZHSo

via Twitter for Websites

worrydream In the @frogatto game editor, you can rewind time, scrub code, and see trajectories into the future. Beautifully-done. youtube.com/watch?v=ri614C…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:51 AM, Apr 11th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

github Take Over The 0x10c Galaxy: GitHub officially supports @notch’s DCPU-16 Assembly language github.com/blog/1098-take…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:40 AM, Apr 11th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

tomkrieglstein With Instagram selling for $1bil & Draw Something selling for $200mm, why would any innovator bother trying to solve real world problems.

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 3:26 AM, Apr 11th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

Watching Wicked tomorrow, at the Apollo Victoria instagr.am/p/JP-mHhhk5D/

via Instagram

the1console S:S&S EP’s original schedule was eight months, it took twice that long to get it done. We went way over budget for an iOS videogame at 250K.

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 2:01 AM, Apr 11th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

Interesting thoughts from @stroughtonsmith on Windows Phone 7 and apps: blog.steventroughtonsmith.com/2012/04/on-win… — have to agree. A Mac SDK would be pretty cool

via Echofon

I go online after 24 hours to find Facebook is buying Instagram. For a billion dollars. Why. arst.ch/t94

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Look, it’s a legit London cab! with bonus double-decker red bus —twitpic.com/97wli76

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chpwn In what world do things speed up after purposefully slowing them down with your finger? I’m looking at you, Android scrolling physics.

via Tweetbot for iOS (retweeted on 7:31 AM, Apr 9th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

I am amused that someone bothered to create this entry. pic.twitter.com/g25qQlZr

via Photos on iOS

One plus of an old airport: these old-style flip displays. I love watching them fli @ NAIA Terminal 1 (MNL) instagr.am/p/JLRetCBk-7/

via Instagram

idiot Happy Easter! Turn around.

Happy Wester!

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:31 AM, Apr 9th, 2012 via Tweetbot for iOS)

And now, with a few hours before my family’s two-week Europe trip, I shall pack.

via Echofon

I hope these don’t blow up during our two week trip… pic.twitter.com/stsAv7Ph

via Twitter for iPad

Kaffeefleck “HTTP response codes for dummies. 50x: we fucked up. 40x: you fucked up. 30x: ask that dude over there. 20x: cool”

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 11:11 PM, Apr 7th, 2012 via Twitter for iPad)

The eagle has landed. The package has arrived. The metaphors are getting old. Let’s rip this open! twitpic.com/96oz7f

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“Most are looking to ‘wow’ with their products, when what they should be looking for is an ‘of course’.” —om.co/2012/04/05/the…f

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System crashed… but oh look, Photoshop CS6’s auto-save/recover actually worked!ly

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arstechnica Exclusive: a behind-the-scenes look at Facebook release engineering: arst.ch/t7k by @segphault

via Ars auto-tweeter (retweeted on 11:40 PM, Apr 5th, 2012 via Twitter for iPad)

Actually, on the design, @chantily pointed this out: “What does the scouter say about his power level?” — “It’s over 9000!”e

via Echofon

The rumors are true! @google is working on augmented-reality glasses! (Project Glass) —g.co/projectglassP

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@thatsmydoing similar situation, but major sites (Google/Twitter) remain okay, while other sites are intermittent. Probably routing issue.

via Echofon in reply to thatsmydoing

@thatsmydoing haha, really? I was tethering on my phone for a while and it was actually better than the DSL

via Echofon in reply to thatsmydoing

PLDT, stop being crap. I am trying to manage servers and develop sites here. -_-

via Echofon

Finally, an easy way to fix Photoshop’s gradient banding. nomorebanding.com via @brdrck

via Twitter for Websites

@notch’s new game is incredibly intriguing, but i worry about the name + normal people love the concept, though! 0x10c.com

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notch What happens if you try to read a 64 bit representation of 1 in a 16 bit system, but you get the endianness wrong?

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:37 AM, Apr 4th, 2012 via Echofon)

TheFakeCNN Instagram is finally released on Android. Hipsters who can’t afford iPhones rejoice.

via Echofon (retweeted on 2:40 AM, Apr 4th, 2012 via Echofon)

Hey startups: This is how design works >> startupsthisishowdesignworks.com

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*gasp* Sword &acery is coming to the PC/Mac via Steam! Now you have no reason to try this gorgeous piece of artkotaku.com/5898544/sword-…t1Luz

via Echofon

Never enough time.

via Twitter for iPad

NYTimes: “Top 10 Lists Lead to Less Choice on the Web” — The bubble effect from social media, trends, and curation.awe.sm/5ioHfu

via Timely by Demandforce

The Main Failing Of Design School: Kids Can’t Think For Themselves —awe.sm/5ioCXn (via@FastCoDesignn)

via Timely by Demandforce

Interesting @arstechnica article on the ramifications of PS4/next-gen consoles switching to x86: (rumors, of course) —arstechnica.com/gaming/news/20…Z

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The @xkcd comic for Apr 1 is crazy. It changes based on IP, location, browser, OS, referring site, + probably more. —awe.sm/5ioGbM

via Timely by Demandforce

On a Segway, Like a Boss. (Ignoring Instructions, Like a Boss.) twitpic.com/9498jg

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StarCraft Blizzard Entertainment is proud to announce a revolutionary new handheld title, StarCraft: Supply Depot! ow.ly/a0klR

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 9:47 PM, Apr 1st, 2012 via Echofon)

So I started seeing cats everywhere. Turns out AdBlock turned into CatBlock —adblockforchrome.blogspot.com/2012/03/inturd…cs

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@evilletters I know! (too bad it’s not actually usable, but in fairness that would be pretty hard to pull off.)

via Echofon in reply to evilletters

Check out the latest version of Google Maps: 8-bit! maps.google.com/?t=8 • (video: youtube.com/watch?v=rznYif… )

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Public service announcement: today is April 1st. Anything you read on the Internet or hear from your friends is totally legit + trustworthy.

via Twitter for iPad