Philip Cheang 🚀 (@_phi)

Metro Manila, Philippines

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

August 2013

waze Proud to announce our partnership with Smart Sun and Voyager in the Philippines:

bit.ly/17hArhL

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:09 PM, Aug 31st, 2013 via Twitter for iPhone)

verge NASA is funding the development of a robotic spider that builds spaceship… in space vrge.co/178h86z

via SB Nation (retweeted on 9:04 PM, Aug 31st, 2013 via Echofon)

@shirkencrackle — “I want to be just like Michael Schumacher. A racist.”

via Tweetbot for iOS

@kennethgyu it’s not that much cheaper. It’s like, one or two games cheaper. :/

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to kennethgyu

Nintendo inexplicably makes 2D version of the 3DS, called the 2DS—theverge.com/2013/8/28/4667…7 (why wouldn’t one just turn off 3D on a 3DS?)

via Tweetbot for iOS

roytolentino Dear Students: If lessons aren’t clear, ask questions in class/consultation. Don’t wait till the exam to admit your confusion.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:41 AM, Aug 29th, 2013 via Echofon)

100 games just got greenlit on Steam. Awesome! steamcommunity.com/games/765/anno… (looking forward to Black Annex, Dysfunctional Systems + a few others)

via Echofon

godsavethebean 24 Ways The Future Japan Imagined In 1970 Was Better Than What We Got buzzfeed.com/donnad/ways-th… via @MildlyAmused

via Twitter for Websites (retweeted on 2:40 AM, Aug 29th, 2013 via Echofon)

HecklerForever Janet Napoles personally went to Malacañang to collect the promised P10 million. (“,)

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:23 PM, Aug 28th, 2013 via Echofon)

govph At 9:37 p.m this evening, Janet Napoles surrendered to President Aquino: gov.ph/2013/08/28/sta…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:22 PM, Aug 28th, 2013 via Echofon)

(For the record, I was actually talking about Tumult Hype, which does seem pretty cool—blog.tumult.com/2013/08/20/int…V )

via Echofon

Me: Have you seen this new HTML5 app?
@levi_io: Oh, like DreamWorks?
“Huh? Did ya mean Dreamweaver or Fireworks…?”
“Yes.Amazed you got it…”

via Echofon

Yet another parallax JS library, but this one is pretty cool —wagerfield.github.io/parallax/h (try it on your iPhone/iPad, and tilt!)

via Echofon

xor Ugh, Facebook’s transparency report requires login. Screenshot of entire report attached. pic.twitter.com/Zfsl1lntH9

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 11:56 PM, Aug 27th, 2013 via Echofon)

schwa @stroughtonsmith Unity3D is the new Flash.

via Tweetbot for Mac (retweeted on 11:55 PM, Aug 27th, 2013 via Echofon)

@glencharles actually medyo messy siya, haha. I hope it helps!

via Echofon in reply to glencharles

minutephysics I just realized that “footage” (as in, video footage) probably comes from “feet of film”. Which means it’s kind of an anachronism.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 4:28 PM, Aug 27th, 2013 via Echofon)

“I’ll reply later.” — Famous last words. (You’ll totally forget.)

via Echofon

travisbeacham When characters we love die..tmblr.co/ZWVW5stCcnGJUH

via Tumblr on iOS (retweeted on 11:30 PM, Aug 25th, 2013 via Echofon)

Paging @wilhansen_li, your services are needed— One million cockroaches flee China farm:abs-cbnnews.com/lifestyle/clas…t via@ABSCBNNewss

via Twitter for Websites

Man, I dun goofed.

via iOS

“I Forgot My Phone” —youtube.com/watch?v=OINa46…j (yup, guilty as charged. probably you too.)

via Echofon

unconed HN commenter complains that my site doesn’t force you to watch the intro for inner pages. Yes, I believe we have come full circle.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:27 AM, Aug 25th, 2013 via Echofon)

why are so many things happening this weekend

via OS X

@glencharles cool cool. so are you working on another idea?

via Echofon in reply to glencharles

Wow, Steve Ballmer is leaving Microsoft in 12 months. The end of an era. microsoft.com/en-us/news/pre…

via Echofon

suchitagarwal This is how all deploys happen at Twitter vine.co/v/heaOxhb3w5p

via Twitter for Websites (retweeted on 1:27 PM, Aug 23rd, 2013 via Tweetbot for iOS)

What’s making the floods worse in Manila—newsinfo.inquirer.net/472215/whats-m…B (Great read. Hope someone makes a well-documented public study. + infogfx!)

via Echofon

shailagarde@mlq3: Illustration by Paolo Alcazaren: why it floods in Metro Manila and most PH urban areas tmblr.co/Z42vXyRBJETI @feannekitty

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:23 PM, Aug 22nd, 2013 via Echofon)

Back to School.

via iOS

andy_hop They’ve finally found out why it takes 3 tries to plugin a USB. pic.twitter.com/AfjbphiC13

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 11:26 PM, Aug 21st, 2013 via Echofon)

After acquiring Waze, Google is integrating accident reports into Google Maps, and Google data into Waze.
google-latlong.blogspot.co.uk/2013/08/new-fe… —whoo!

via Echofon

ABSCBNNews Makati suspends classes until Friday bit.ly/171xfow

via bitly bitlink (retweeted on 1:50 PM, Aug 21st, 2013 via Echofon)

@wilhansen_li yeah I was talking to Thomas about it last night. I was also up past 3 editing with the AMAZING NEW SATELLITE IMAGES <3

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to wilhansen_li

RT @idiot: How To Build a “Beautiful” Logo In 3 Shapes: sitepoint.com/build-a-beauti… — Yeah. “Beautiful.”

via Echofon

(that’s what she said. )

via Echofon

Wacom releases pressure-sensitive stylus for iPad —intuoscreativestylus.wacom.com/en/3 (that tip looks fat. wonder how it compares to the Jot Touch?)

via Echofon

Movie projectors: 35mm film vs. Digital, side by side —m.imgur.com/a/0DvSZi (via reddit.) also, TIL movies are 100+ GB in the theater.

via Tweetbot for iOS

lourddv Dear media: the term “TUBIG-BAHA” is stupid and redundant. In context: ano pa ba ang bumabaha ngayon— marshmallows? Confetti? Mais? Bigas?

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:42 PM, Aug 20th, 2013 via Echofon)

RizalGov Cainta is now 80% underwater. They are in need of reliefs and donations. Kindly send it to Cainta Municipal Hall pic.twitter.com/MCVoNWXrmc

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 7:27 PM, Aug 20th, 2013 via Echofon)

MMDA RT “@OngVicoy: Look what happened to SCTEX. 😔😣 pic.twitter.com/7jUPqMv3QE

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 5:42 PM, Aug 20th, 2013 via Echofon)

I thought the rains had finally let up a little, but… nope. It’s back.

via Echofon

Why Silicon Valley funds Instagrams, not Hyperloops jerzygangi.com/why-silicon-va… — Great read. A lot of startup-culture isn’t actual innovation.

via Echofon

(well, actually I’m pretty sure I’m excited. not sure if I want to play it, though… ;)

via Echofon

Sequel to Amnesia: The Dark Descent (yes, the freakishly scary indie horror game) out next month! store.steampowered.com/app/239200/ not sure if excited

via Echofon

ADMUSanggu College-level classes ARE suspended tomorrow, Tuesday, August 20 2013, in compliance with the Quezon City LGU…. fb.me/6kdKeiA0y

via Facebook (retweeted on 10:33 PM, Aug 19th, 2013 via Echofon)

DepEd_PH SAN JUAN CITY | - Classes in all levels in San Juan suspended tomorrow, August 20, 2013. | via @jvejercito @pcdspo

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:17 PM, Aug 19th, 2013 via Echofon)

riklomas Hey guys, I made something over the weekend to help beginner programmers use Twitter APIs: twitcher.steer.me

via Twitterrific for Mac (retweeted on 6:02 PM, Aug 19th, 2013 via Echofon)

ANCALERTS BREAKING: La Mesa Dam on red alert as of 2:00am

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 2:26 AM, Aug 19th, 2013 via Echofon)

Sunday lunch with family. Awesome pizza at projectpieph! @ Project Pie instagram.com/p/dJh54Ahk8X/

via Instagram

ellievhall Benedict Cumberbatch to paparazzi: “Go photograph Egypt and show the world something important.” pic.twitter.com/l0ADTHnZOU

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:06 PM, Aug 18th, 2013 via Tweetbot for iOS)

mrsunlawyer Kung pwede lang sanang lahat tayo wag munang magbayad ng buwis hangga’t di napaparusahan yang mga lintek na kasabwat sa na yan.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 2:21 PM, Aug 16th, 2013 via Echofon)

humble In just 25 minutes, the Humble Origin Bundle has become the fastest bundle to reach $100,000 in sales!

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 2:31 AM, Aug 15th, 2013 via Echofon)

@tomslominski too bad it’s mostly Windows-only. ;) was also hoping for Sim City, but I can’t really complain. Bought anyway.

via Echofon in reply to tomslominski

Oh, they’re giving all of their share (EA) to charity. I guess I have to take that back, then.

via Echofon

Really, @humble? An EA bundle? Good thing I love Mirror’s Edge/Burnout… (Also, redeeming Origin games on Steam, ha!humblebundle.comsE

via Echofon

WeldPond Encryption less secure than we thought. Cryptosystem analysis have made a math assumption that turns out to be wrong. mit.edu/newsoffice/201…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:36 PM, Aug 14th, 2013 via Echofon)

@xtauymatiao @meggykawsek @kennethgyu @richtuason @escawing everyone’s welcome to swing by the office anytime. we (I) have new toys!

via Echofon in reply to xtauymatiao

dukope The save system in Papers Please supports branching from any day. Might be overkill. pic.twitter.com/Y3uLjBZdvC

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:05 AM, Aug 13th, 2013 via Twitter Web Client)

ANCALERTS Typhoon Labuyo exits mainland Luzon, now over West PH Sea | via @jekkipascual

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 2:24 PM, Aug 12th, 2013 via Echofon)

ANCALERTS Quezon City suspends classes in all levels (public & private) for Monday, Aug. 12

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 11:18 PM, Aug 11th, 2013 via Echofon)

ecshowalter Now it is legit.
MLA has announced proper form for citing tweet in an academic paper. pic.twitter.com/MqndMSg8RD

via Mobile Web (M5) (retweeted on 11:16 PM, Aug 11th, 2013 via Echofon)

If you like Attack on Titan/Shingeki no Kyojin, you might like this awesome cover/mix of Guren no Yumiya —youtube.com/watch?v=6V5BK3…D

via Echofon

mark_e_evans Cool pic: Undersea cables are all sheathing. The internet flows on a 3 strands of FiberOptics bit.ly/15SKSXN pic.twitter.com/SYyUSzVzdz

via Buffer (retweeted on 4:30 AM, Aug 11th, 2013 via Echofon)

@_kyleyamamoto Thanks! Kinda wish I could code/build something that automates folding, but I guess that’d defeat the purpose.

via Echofon in reply to _kyleyamamoto

“We Already Know What Kind of Newspaper Owner Jeff Bezos Will Be” —coreypein.net/blog/2013/08/0…S

via Echofon

Well, there goes this morning. (FA-ID 101.1 D students — please check your email. :)

via Tweetbot for iOS

Amazing demo: Oculus Rift cover shooter with leaning, blind fire, body tracking—theverge.com/2013/8/6/45950…w ok, I need to get a Razer Hydra now.

via Echofon

arstechnica John Carmack leaves id software for CTO post at Oculus VR ars.to/15NI9yL by @KyleOrl

via Ars tweetbot (retweeted on 1:16 AM, Aug 8th, 2013 via Echofon)

.horse is here and the internet will never be the same vrge.co/13jnakl via @verge // Yes, we totally needed a .horse top-level domain

via Twitter for Websites

@glencharles yes, finally! haha. It looks much more decent on the iPad too

via Tweetbot for iOS in reply to glencharles

Twitter just got nice two-factor auth implementation. Yay security! blog.twitter.com/2013/login-ver… (I never got SMS verification to work, anyway.)

via Echofon

RandomOutput I get being smug if you predicted Ouya wouldn’t do well, but lets stop hating on the team that’s been working their asses off.

via Tweetbot for iOS (retweeted on 12:23 AM, Aug 7th, 2013 via Tweetbot for iOS)

moorehn Guardian columnists point out Bezos is the best thing that could have happened to WaPo: theguardian.com/commentisfree/… and theguardian.com/media/greensla…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:19 PM, Aug 6th, 2013 via Echofon)

jensterjuice Jeff Bezos buys The Washington Post for $250 million in cash engt.co/1eo7ykz via @engadget

via Twitter for Websites (retweeted on 5:25 AM, Aug 6th, 2013 via Tweetbot for iOS)

worrydream Can’t stop thinking about this. “The tools we employ at once *extend and limit* our ability to conceive the world.” geocalc.clas.asu.edu/pdf/OerstedMed…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:20 AM, Aug 6th, 2013 via Tweetbot for iOS)

Court of Appeals declares Fort Boni part of Makati, not Taguig. abs-cbnnews.com/business/08/05… uh. do not want

via Echofon

gabemercado BGC suddenly finding out that it was in Makati all along is like Luke finding out Leia was his sister after kissing her.

Ewwwwwww.

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:11 PM, Aug 5th, 2013 via Echofon)

Two packages arriving today! I love getting packages. (except for the part where I have I pay customs, but eh.)

via iOS

Sleep. How to sleep?

via Tweetbot for iOS

@ibba @thatsmydoing I thought you guys would like this —getfinn.comT …though they don’t ship outside Europe :(

via OS X

Web Tracing Framework from Google—google.github.io/tracing-framew…Q Pretty nice. Useful for those webGL/canvas/js-heavy web apps. Bonus: WTF acronym

via Echofon

@quickcast — Free, simple, three-minute screencasts.quickcast.ioA Publishing, short URLs, and open-source. What’s not to like?

via Echofon

newsycombinator Creator of xkcd Reveals Secret Backstory of His Epic 3,990-Panel Comic wired.com/underwire/2013…

via newsycombinator (retweeted on 2:23 AM, Aug 3rd, 2013 via Tweetbot for iOS)

IndieCade The Oculus IndieCade VR game jam starts today! Ready…GO! @oculus @IndieCade tmblr.co/ZvXnLwrFDzr6

via Tumblr (retweeted on 12:12 AM, Aug 3rd, 2013 via Echofon)

Tonight, I learned to ride a bike farther than 10 meters, without falling. Yay! Thanks @kennethgyu @thatsmydoing @meggykawsek @ibba

via iOS

New hole-in-the-wall find — Cucina ni Bunso, along Scout Lozano near Tomas Morato. Really great food! :)

via Tweetbot for iOS

I was wondering why PhilPost’s package tracking was down this week..philpost.gov.phx7 pic.twitter.com/76ou2PLXIVXIV

via Echofon

ibogost Facebook asked me for more detail after yesterday’s “feedback.” Here’s what I wrote: bogost.com/blog/oauth_of_…

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 4:42 AM, Aug 2nd, 2013 via Echofon)

I hate worrying about things I can’t control. Unfortunately, they’re also the things I can’t ignore.

via iOS

Just sad: Samsung detects benchmark apps on the Galaxy S4 to “cheat” results, inflate numbers—anandtech.com/show/7187/look…O (why buy one, again?)

via Buffer

@tomslominski can’t have both a cheap/thin-and-light laptop and a nice gaming rig. Unless you buy two machines, I guess.

via Echofon in reply to tomslominski

Another GPU hack over Thunderbolt, on a MacBook Air—macrumors.com/2013/07/30/11-…t (I’d love to see external graphics products, like external HDs)

via Echofon

chronic I think @UnthreadedJB is one of the funniest methods to release a jailbreak so far. instead of teasing, act obnoxiously fake until release.

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 5:03 AM, Aug 1st, 2013 via Echofon)

vogon most unexpected thing in the deck is the way it mentions decrypting VPN traffic as if it’s a thing an analyst does before lunch

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 2:30 AM, Aug 1st, 2013 via Echofon)

0xabad1dea Here you have it. Finally. Documentation about NSA tools to query actual web site transactions theguardian.com/world/2013/jul…

via Tweetbot for iOS (retweeted on 2:02 AM, Aug 1st, 2013 via Echofon)