Philip Cheang (@_phi)

Metro Manila, Philippines

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

December 2014

new year’s resolution: don’t mess things up and ruin everything, okay phi?

also 5128 x 2880 (hopefully)

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Palm trees of light. Happy New Year, everyone! instagram.com/p/xRzuDYhk-T/

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(Right, this isn’t Instagram, I don’t need to square crop these photos duh phi) pic.twitter.com/Q1zKQUeiaO

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Happy voluntary pollution hour!! 😄🎆

(also Happy New Year!) pic.twitter.com/4H9GTCWwrh

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This feeling every Christmas. Then saying goodbye again come January :( —instagram.com/p/xRIlZXBk9z/T •pic.twitter.com/65OYl5gVKFF

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pretty cool: using slow-mo video (250k fps!) to analyze why spaghetti always breaks in >2 pcs (this puzzled Feynman!) youtube.com/watch?v=ADD7Ql…

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Davemoug It’s about the kids. pic.twitter.com/gjIL31CQFD

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jetdsantos Airasia plane overshot runway at kalibo pic.twitter.com/6E4hWUJbS0

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@chemikhazi haha yeah, a couple of guys in the office are playing it. I might pick it up (to add to my ever-growing pile of unplayed games)

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@syk0saje idk, I think there’s something appealing about the tension/carefulness. depends, I guess.

Also aren’t you playing Don’t Starve

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also interesting how many new games are roguelikes (or roguelike-like?) that emphasize the permanence of decisions + death.

just like life!

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Invisible, Inc. is very good for an early-access Steam game, tho also very unforgiving (procedural stealth, on sale!)
store.steampowered.com/app/243970/

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nickm_tor In Developer Purgatory, the length of your stay is communicated to you with progress bars as accurate as the ones you made in life.

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Sorry guys, Finland isn’t real. It’s all part of a crazy conspiracy. —reddit.com/r/AskReddit/co…v (this needs an AMA with the parents! hahaha)

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DrMarranci People think 2014 Is an annus horribilis for aviation. Yet it was the safest. This shows the impact of media pic.twitter.com/icDZkhUVEY

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syk0saje TODAY IN HAPPY BROWNIES:

@levi_io realizes that the universe is an island of time.

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kaepora Boy, 14, escapes ISIS by volunteering to suicide bomb - nytimes.com/2014/12/27/wor…

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@ibba hala 27th na, invalid na yung ticket mo ;)

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oops. forgot I hadn’t eaten yet at all today (!) 😅 let’s fix that!

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Really simple look, but I love how the *strap* itself is also an e-paper display! —fashion-entertainments.com/index.htmlX •makuake.com/project/feswat…N

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Sony secretly promotes E-Paper watch on crowdfunding site — designtaxi.com/news/371035/So…S

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Super cool. “Your Life on Earth”
bbc.com/earth/story/20…

Fun, interactive infogrfx by BBC (when I’m 80, we’ll be out of coal!) /ht @syk0saje

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wow, Apple made a Tumblr for iTunes —itunes.tumblr.comN

also, that layout/theme

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… also an example of why Arduino / Teensy kits would make great gifts. do anything!

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@haxpor this sounds really interesting! you should write an article / blog post about this when you have the time :)

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“USB Necklace Hacks Computers In No Time Flat” tcrn.ch/13E9jw8 (really, all it does is type stuff for you, but quickly. still fun!)

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@syk0saje @innaatan no, go away pepe

no one likes fruitcake

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@syk0saje idk, he’d end up smashing the camera to bits.

then it’d be “How to repair your SLR”

also, eggs + santa would surely be involved

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@innaatan hey, mugs can be cool if they’re creative. fruitcake… what is up with fruitcake and christmas, anyway

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@innaatan …and may you stay far from fruitcake. hahaha

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@innaatan I KNOW RIGHT

when he first submerged the 24-105 and air bubbles came out

CRINGE

but yes merry xmas! :D may our cameras stay dry

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“How to clean your Canon body and lens” youtube.com/watch?v=lrdkFX… — oh god no why would you do this

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(last RT): Remarkably forward-looking — many features (openstep APIs, fat binaries, etc) still in use today. Good foundations last decades.

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stroughtonsmith youtube.com/watch?v=4QrX04…

(skip to 10:10)

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stroughtonsmith Great frameworks are also why we have great iOS apps. It isn’t the /number/ of apps that’s making iOS a success.

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stroughtonsmith No other platform’s best apps even come close to the best apps on OS X, and it isn’t ‘magic’. Great frameworks beget great apps

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stroughtonsmith RT @Pocketnow If you think Windows Phone has no apps, you should try a Mac bit.ly/1CGJY2X < difference: OS X actually has great apps

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I think my sister @cammercheanger likes the bag I got her —instagram.com/p/xBLe-lhk60/R

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storylark Merry Christmas all! If you liked our games at Komikon, then we’ve got a present for you —blog.storylark.ph/have-yourselve…Fpic.twitter.com/9zRnykuzN44

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meyerweb New post: “Inadvertent Algorithmic Cruelty”; or, when good code yields bad results, and thoughtlessly hurts people. wp.me/p2jgYa-Ox

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is it just me, or is using Steam (store, community, buying, browsing, etc.) more reliable/faster in a browser vs. the client? :/

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Budjette MERRY MAGICAL CHRISTMAS TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY :-) pic.twitter.com/32CuAdXxv5

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obligatory merry christmas tweet

now get off twitter :D

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georgeb3dr Dear Santa, all I want for Christmas are people that aren’t stupid. pic.twitter.com/S47WNaeRim

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Learning to design beyond code and pixels. instagram.com/p/w_TEQWBky_/

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WSJAsia How to predict how tall your child will be: on.wsj.com/16Oonsh pic.twitter.com/koYOh6McFf

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Dinnerbone Holy butts that’s a scary bug reddit.com/r/Android/comm… - apparently you can force somebody’s @Skype (on android) to call you with voice+video

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@tomslominski I think I might’ve seen this long ago, but thanks for this :)

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@innaatan hahaha yay thanks inna! was going through a quarter-life-crisis of sorts ugh

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@charlesatan also thanks for reminding me! I’ve heard of it but never got around to picking it up. maybe I’ll get it during the sale :)

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@charlesatan haha thanks for the words of encouragement! :D tara, let’s go learn

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Wish I knew how to draw/paint (well) and how to make music. Is it too late?

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Just noticed: Footbridge over Katipunan now has bike ramps! Thanks mmda :D @ Ateneo De Manila instagram.com/p/w8b_YuBk5B/

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govph Three limited edition commemorative coins from the BSP were released yesterday: bsp.gov.ph/publications/m… pic.twitter.com/MlSaXtWQ4R

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syk0saje This Teacher Taught His Class A Powerful Lesson About Privilege
buzzfeed.com/nathanwpyle/th…

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everyone’s playing games and we all are but pawns in each others’ plans

and so it seems that..youtube.com/watch?v=NHWjlC…mh

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WeldPond Apple EFI Firmware Security Vulns. Install mods via thunderbolt. Can persist across OS reinstalls & HD replacement. trmm.net/EFI

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popcultpirate There are no words. Literally. pic.twitter.com/COjmZq9yN7

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@innaatan what happened? :c what’re you changing now? (or do you want to talk about it after you finish it muna)

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@innaatan may mangyayari naman.

mapapagod ka. burnout rin siguro.

(sorry haha)

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just feelin’ in the rain~ 🎵 instagram.com/p/w3P9s-hk30/

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Storylark (@storylark) brings local indie comics straight to your computer —shar.es/13RlBAs via@gmanewss

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Making bread, naan, tortilla at @meggykawsek’s place last night —instagram.com/p/w0dIN7Bk3p/z •pic.twitter.com/D0DVdNxqxRR

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GuacamoleQueen For two amazon accounts X with PWs A and B, if X.A tries to change pw to B, it says “please choose another password”. LOL. Oh el. oh ell.

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GuacamoleQueen That’s right, friends, amazon uses email+password as primary key. Two accounts with the same email but different passwords is allowed.

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the convenience of a drop-in replacement

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short little holiday piece from @simogosimogo.com/2014/12/18/the…e really nice. (that tension between your work vs. what people think </3)

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ICYMI: developers/designers — update Git! (or avoid cloning new repos until you do) -article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.ke…w •github.com/blog/1938-git-…u

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Turns out Gmail login is down. :< If you’re already logged-in, great, but if not..pic.twitter.com/bq8FBrZ0cPcP

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“Could You Possibly Get A High School Diploma Now?” buzzfeed.com/daves4/could-y… — totally nailed it. (also, flashbacks of quizzes + tests hahaha)

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Why the is unlikely to be the work of North Korea —marcrogers.org/2014/12/18/why…s

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ChrisSchodt Holy cow, NASA emailed a wrench to the ISS, where they 3-D printed it.

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buff.ly/13gYRta pic.twitter.com/fGCYcZu1aY

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MGS V: Ground Zeroes on Steam! store.steampowered.com/app/311340/

soooooold

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AFP Sony hack a ‘serious national security matter’, White House says

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Nerd_ON That’s a heck of a bug, Android. pic.twitter.com/3mlWSCEy1I

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ANCALERTS PHOTO: Findings of MTR Hong Kong on MRT pic.twitter.com/UX2iqZU7QK

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McDo_PH Today, GRAY/SILVER CARS get a FREE BACON CHEESEBURGER at McDo Drive Thru! Serving first 100 cars per MM store @ 4pm. pic.twitter.com/xkPAfLqPij

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Not important enough, it seems

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ugh polymer and vulcanize, why do you do this to me

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I am not actually a Taylor Swift fan, but this is really catchy so sure why not youtube.com/watch?v=e-ORhE…

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sciencecomic I drew a gigantic comic about vaccines for the Nib. I’ll be available all day for arguing. medium.com/the-nib/vaccin…

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vogon we are all concerned about these tragic events and the potential for us to realize additional profit pic.twitter.com/A9zfaKFBxU

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ANT UPDATE: made its way to the black bezel/edge, where I promptly squished it.

So glad I didn’t squish it at first sight. I’d be so fuuuu—

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crash and burn, please

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janbelmonte “Google’s Introduction to Material design translated into ‘Material’ language” by Steven Brykman medium.com/@Brykman/googl…

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@eyabeldia no prob! kita-kits sa office? :) kung marami kayo, I can workshop on how to manage the server, add domains, upload, etc.

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@eyabeldia yup! share kayo sa hosting, but get domains individually. I’d suggest hover.com or dot.ph (kaso mahal ang .ph haha)

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@eyabeldia if so, I’d suggest
a2hosting.com/web-hosting
or bluehost.com/shared

kahit buong batch nyo, kaya siguro.
magulo lang nga. hahaha

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@eyabeldia are all of you doing static sites? or if ever, the fanciest thing is like PHP and WordPress lang?

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@innaatan idek! ¯\(ツ)/¯ hahaha. isa lang sa mga alat ng buhay?

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There is an *ant* inside my macbook’s retina display

Yes, underneath the surface

Why
Whyyy

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…followed by a @byimplication office visit at Sunday, 1am. Hard at work… playing LoL. instagram.com/p/wjnPrKhk1x/

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altitude_games Run Run Super V is part of @Gamesinasia ‘s best Asian indie mobile games from 2014. buff.ly/1vIry97 Wooooo!

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syk0saje Butthurt — by Torch
A tribute to Filipino (over)sensitivities.torchapps.github.io/butthurt/G

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BenedictEvans Google built an open OS with little central control and crappy UX and has spend years trying to get on top of that. Parallel to Apple’s work

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BenedictEvans Apple built a fixed-resolution OS with no third-parry apps, multitasking or visible file system and has spend the past few years fixing that

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damienguard New iPad Air 2 iOS setup experience is now 23 screens. Nexus 9 has just 8. King of simplicity has lost their crown. lukew.com/ff/entry.asp?1…

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Late night frolicking with friends. Thanks for picking me up when I’m down :) instagram.com/p/wZeFKeBk9i/

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This is amazing! Interactive explanation of social tendencies + biases towards segregation:
ncase.me/polygons/
I love the takeaway, too

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cdixon Nikola Tesla predicting today back in 1926 pic.twitter.com/5Air6JEULu

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Indie game developer or studio? Get free passes to Mobile Game Asia 2015 in Bangkok —techinasia.com/free-passes-mg…Y

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Never be the back-up.

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boom

right in the feels

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@purploony my apologies for the pun.

who am I kidding, I love puns

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Typhoon is causing problems with the MRT train tracks.

so I guess… we have a problem with Ruby on Rails (☞゚∀゚)☞

no? okay.

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Shady, for-profit journals ruining science—vox.com/2014/12/7/7339…7 (or maybe… if “Maggie Simpson” can get published, then so can I! mwahaha)

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I really like @polymer and @apachecordova, but performance on mobile (iOS/Android) has been really bad D:

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HistoryTime_ The original Twitter from 1935. pic.twitter.com/ErlTVixr5X

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0xabad1dea (From digital National Geographic) well that’s cool pic.twitter.com/SiW79hMfqK

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“Warning. Rain reported ahead.” — Waze, on the way to the office

Yeah, thanks. Okay.

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Calm before the storm, but winds getting stronger and colder. Charge up your gadgets and stock up on supplies! Stay safe, friends~

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“We choose to do these things not because they are easy, but because they are hard.” —JFK, on going to the moon

I tell myself this everyday

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ANCALERTS Quezon City & Las Piñas suspend classes in ALL LEVELS tom, Dec. 8, 2014.

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AstroTerry Super Typhoon at night with in the foreground pic.twitter.com/GS5yZ4PnVX

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it just keeps rebooting into the same screen. stuck at the same problem, looping over and over.

like some other things

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why do I even bother with some things pic.twitter.com/vghgZAYA31

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conandooley pastebin.com/1vRhwQhX

Related to the Sony hax.

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@CezDaExplorer I don’t really know you but okay. :)) DM?

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@innaatan wala eh, sometimes you just have to make hard decisions in life HAHA

or, you can go later to show me. hahaha (don’t)

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@innaatan okay!

friend-side says “no, come. let’s join us.”

teacher-side says “yes, work on thesis. how is progress?”

hahaha.

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maleonar @ID_AA_Carmack@chronum: Multithreaded programming - theory and practice. pic.twitter.com/KOQYvQ12QM

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@innaatan yup it’s later. 4pm to 4am (but I have to finish work before going obviously lol)

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@innaatan hahaha. daan ka sa office? or we can meet there maybe

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I have like, four VIP tickets to and Kimbra. do I know anyone who wants them?

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NASA We’re sending humans to Mars! Watch our briefing live today at 12pm ET: nasa.gov/nasatv pic.twitter.com/wrf89sn35A

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Verifying that +phi is my openname (my Bitcoin username). onename.io/phi

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