Philip Cheang 🚀 (@_phi)

Metro Manila, Philippines

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

May 2013

JimAyson RT @ageofbrillig: The damage at Serendra is considerable, I hope no one was seriously hurt.

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 8:31 PM, May 31st, 2013 via Echofon)

neilke93 A truck exploded in Serendra?

via Janetter (retweeted on 8:31 PM, May 31st, 2013 via Echofon)

humble Humble Indie Bundle 8 is bringing all the fun! Name your price for 7 superb games for Windows/Mac/Linux!

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 2:04 AM, May 29th, 2013 via Echofon)

(On that note,… should be required reading for my next class. Or for any design/interface/dev class, really.)

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A genius of our time. Not familiar w/ Bret Victor? You should be: 2) 3)

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I am so excited for this. RT @worrydream: An ill-advised personal note about “Media for Thinking the Unthinkable”…

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@Talialalalala That’s okay; @levi_io has broken my heart many times before. I’m used to it. /cc @chantily

via Echofon in reply to Talialalalala

danthat WHO COULD POSSIBLY HAVE SEEN THAT COMING on the 12th of December…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:54 AM, May 27th, 2013 via Echofon)

jasonbrennan It’s pronounced jit-hub.

via Tweetbot for Mac (retweeted on 1:01 AM, May 25th, 2013 via Echofon)

BogartDexplorer Common sense is not a gift. It’s a punishment, because you have to deal with everyone else that doesn’t have it.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:01 AM, May 25th, 2013 via Echofon)

lynnpinugu Help us spread the word! @_phi RT @GlobalShapersPH: 9days left for a P200,000 grant via !

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:01 PM, May 23rd, 2013 via Echofon)

worrydream ★ Additional notes on “Drawing Dynamic Visualizations”.…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 2:26 AM, May 22nd, 2013 via Echofon)

stroughtonsmith That new Kinect connector is massive:

via Twitterrific (retweeted on 2:13 AM, May 22nd, 2013 via Echofon)

psychicparrot OH. Right. Not even a goodbye, then? How rude.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 2:05 AM, May 22nd, 2013 via Echofon)

Hey look, sub-division surfaces (I think?) in Call of Duty. And dogs in mo-cap. Okay.

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itself is pretty nice and I’m impressed, but that was too much TV! Sports! Skype! Sports on TV! Where’re the (non-sports) games?

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Uh, a live action Halo TV series? With Steven Spielberg? Huh, wow.

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XanderDavisLive Let’s look at sports! Right, concession stand break. Back in a few.

via Tweetbot for iOS (retweeted on 1:33 AM, May 22nd, 2013 via Echofon)

Okay, I guess I’m going to have to buy One* of these.

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Wow, Instant Switching is super responsive though. SSD? Tons of RAM? also Win8-style multitasking, using Kinect gestures. Nice.

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Also, dunno if this is intentional, but the design looks like any generic box under your TV (dvd, tuner, etc.)…

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So we went from the XBox, to the XBox 360, and now the XBox One… okayal

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live stream —…7 please don’t call it the 720 or something

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@xtauymatiao trip with @cammercheanger and the parents :) but if it’s Tuesday, I think abot tayo :) let’s go!

via Echofon in reply to xtauymatiao

@xtauymatiao the week after that, I’ll be in Japan. Hahaha we’ll see

via Echofon in reply to xtauymatiao

@xtauymatiao @richtuason @meggykawsek @escawing @honey_da_best Hey I’m totally game for that. Just name the day and time :)

via Echofon in reply to xtauymatiao

NASA working on 3D printer that prints food, like pizza. Pizza! Star Trek replicators, here we come…

via OS X

View from outside the office :( had to leave my car along the road (West Crame fire)

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West Crame fire, view from EDSA — several fire trucks passed us •

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lein78 @ANCALERTS: FIRE ALERT Crame West /residential/2nd alarm 1658h

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:34 PM, May 20th, 2013 via Tweetbot for iOS)

Crap, this is near the office! D: RT @MMDA: FIRE ALERT: 1st Ave. West Crame Quezon City, residential, 4:50PM

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verge WSJ: Yahoo’s board approves $1.1 billion all-cash Tumblr acquisition

via SB Nation (retweeted on 12:33 AM, May 20th, 2013 via Echofon)

A bit overdue, but here’re some photos of my trip last month —…O SFO/SEA are awesome. Burgers, GDC, and space toilets.

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Functional Programming in 5 minutes:… — have some curry in your javascript.

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good Surprise, surprise: ‘Tiger Mom’ tactics don’t boost GPAs or happiness

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 10:55 PM, May 19th, 2013 via Echofon)

@richtuason @xtauymatiao @meggykawsek hey, if it’s any consolation, it swings both ways. :)

via Echofon in reply to richtuason

psychicparrot Just as a badly designed level can ruin a game, so can bad sound design. Respect good audio engineers - we need them! :)

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 4:51 AM, May 16th, 2013 via Echofon)

psychicparrot Sound design isn’t just a case of slapping sounds in to fill the gaps - it’s building an audio world, like building the 3d world.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 4:51 AM, May 16th, 2013 via Echofon)

god that was three hours long but now I can sleep

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Hey, I saw DepEd and Ateneo’s logos on the google apps adoption slide.…

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verge Google turns the Samsung Galaxy S4 into a Nexus phone, coming this June for $649

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 12:57 AM, May 16th, 2013 via Echofon)

Oh Android Studio looks really nice. Good riddance, Eclipse. (not that I use it much, anyway. Sublime Text + CLI ftw)

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Hey, that’s nice. Google Play game services will be cross-platform across Android/iOS/web.

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googledevs More than 900 million Android devices have been activated to date.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:13 AM, May 16th, 2013 via Echofon)

(actually, this was a rumor 2 yrs ago:… — it made little sense then, it makes less sense now, given their position.)

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BBM on iOS and Android —…u Great, but why? It’s the main (or only) BlackBerry advantage, and they’re giving it away

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ailty The fact that no one you know voted for Binay and she’s still top 5 says how little of the Philippines your demographic represents.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 3:03 PM, May 14th, 2013 via Echofon)

DirekJoey 93% of the voting population of the Philippines is made up of D1, D2 & E sectors. Only 7% come from A, B & C classes. THINK ABOUT THIS.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:26 PM, May 13th, 2013 via Echofon)

@maymaybalatayo I might have a late meeting at work tomorrow; not sure if I can make it, but I’ll try. Text ko na lang si Che :)

via Echofon in reply to maymaybalatayo


via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:09 PM, May 13th, 2013 via Echofon)

Quite impressed w/ @rapplerdotcom’s coverage + data visualizations.… — I’m not as happy about the results, however…

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Interesting bit of history: Why Anna Jarvis wished she didn’t found “Mother’s Day” —…k

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@wilhansen_li got this awesome Bluetooth speaker. It’s like… a warp core or

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Star Trek Into Darkness — early screening / premiere! @ IMAX

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Great interview on @verge with the photographer of Apple’s super-clean product shots:…

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SonySantaMonica Now ANYONE can make a game for @PlayStation or , we’re making it easy for all aspiring Indie-Devs & you

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 3:24 AM, May 9th, 2013 via Echofon)

newrelic Worked fine in dev… :)

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:44 AM, May 9th, 2013 via Echofon)

tha_rami Here’s a venture plan: ‘go make games as good as you can possibly make them and let people know that the game exists’.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 12:57 AM, May 9th, 2013 via Echofon)

(though you might not see it yet because timezones.)

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Wow, I love Google’s motion-logo-doodle thing today, inspired by Saul Bass’ iconic movie title sequences —google.comu

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stroughtonsmith This is really cool; Spark Inspector - runtime debugger for iOS apps : /via @mertdumenci

via Twitterrific for Mac (retweeted on 12:04 AM, May 8th, 2013 via Echofon)

@pmgomez thanks! :) we should catch up sometime.

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to pmgomez

globalmoxie Skeuomorphism is basic to good UX. If you disagree, you might not understand what skeuomorphism actually is.

via Tweetbot for Mac (retweeted on 5:05 AM, May 7th, 2013 via Echofon)

On the other hand, Adobe’s new hardware (a stylus and… ruler thing?) is quite lovely. Great UX combo with Ideas app…7dB

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Guillotine simulator for the Rift? Okay, downloading + trolling everyone in the office…l /via @carillontea

via Echofon in reply to jamaicanpatsy

After 10 years, Adobe abandons Creative Suite to focus on Creative Cloud —…H oh cloud, how I love and hate you

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@richtuason the article talks about Facebook and being douche-y to your friends. This is different. This. Is. TWITTEEER! *cue nineinchnails*

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to richtuason

@richtuason but but my Facebook profile photo is the blank generic faceless default dude

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to richtuason


via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:40 PM, May 3rd, 2013 via Echofon)

Was hard explaining this to customs, but @oculus3d is finally here! Excited to get to the @byimplication office :D

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