Philip Cheang (@_phi)

Metro Manila, Philippines

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

September 2015

…and if you don’t, read it anyway! Maybe you’ll love science after.

(nah, I still hate chemistry. physics guy here. but srsly, that detail)

via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to _phi

So excited to see The Martian later today! 😀 Loved the book; reread it last night (so sleepy)
If you love science, you should totes read it.

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@remingtonchan it’s more of that I’m not totally sold on the whole big tablet + keyboard market segment yet. but I hope it gets better.

via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to remingtonchan

harrymccracken I’m sorry. No BlackBerry CEO will ever beat this soundbite for sheer, glorious incoherence, ever. pic.twitter.com/IkUHuj11y5

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 2:54 AM, Sep 30th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

okay, I guess everyone is making their own huge tablet + keyboard case thing now twitter.com/google/status/…

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loud and clear! 🎉 welcome to Twitter, and thank you for your voice. twitter.com/Snowden/status…

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TEDTalks Edward Snowden just joined Twitter, and he only follows the @NSAGov. Well played, @Snowden, well played. pic.twitter.com/KZt4eJBgi4

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:22 AM, Sep 30th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

petecheslock Code Comments. pic.twitter.com/UtczsgQmbV

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:13 PM, Sep 29th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

owillis martian water announcement excellent viral marketing for new matt damon movie though

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:35 AM, Sep 29th, 2015 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

.@charlesatan 40% code, 40% design, and 40% admin-y stuff. yeah, that’s about 120% in total. hahaha

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byimplication Sometimes, we leave our office’s safety for the outside world.

Rare shot with two fellow clandestine organizations:
twitter.com/whitewidget/st…

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@syk0saje go, tumakbo ka na

sa labas ng office

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In Battle Against Startup Darling Slack, HipChat Throws Punch
fastcompany.com/3051046/elasti…
New features are great, but pls fix reliability too </3

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AcademicsSay Courtesy of @AstroKatie.

🌓🌎🌞 <— lunar eclipse

🌎🌓🌞 <— solar eclipse

🌎🌞🌗 <— apocalypse

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:51 AM, Sep 28th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

@charlesatan bike-(un)friendliness is something we sorely need to fix :(

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to charlesatan

Video Shows Benefits of 2GB RAM in iPhone 6s apple.news/AdTLha1PuO1G-r…

Wish I could give my phone that extra gig of RAM

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Cars Banned From Paris Streets for the Day
time.com/4051345/paris-…

This looks fun (biking!) but alas, we bailed on our own EDSA experiment

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google Announced plan to bring high-speed wifi to 10 million Indians a day with @narendramodi today → goo.gl/tnMhWM pic.twitter.com/4tvh9uJo2P

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VICE This is the type of house $350k can buy you in San Francisco bit.ly/1FsPjOz pic.twitter.com/OAX4P9HG9F

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davey Every iPhone ever released, unlocked one after the other pic.twitter.com/UdtjnAPHF1

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:13 AM, Sep 28th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

iOS 9’s Low Power Mode is legit, you guys

24hrs standby and 36% left! pic.twitter.com/y1ea4XrA7t

via iOS

@tinfinities I would like to say that you chose fantastic names for them

via Twitter Web Client in reply to tinfinities

marsrader If extraterrestrial civilizations are monitoring our TV broadcasts, this is what they’re currently watching. pic.twitter.com/jgSAuaHumc

via SocialOomph (retweeted on 8:46 PM, Sep 27th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

Great comparison of iOS Ad/Content Blockers:
brooksreview.net/2015/09/conten…o
-brooksreview.net/2015/09/mac-li…1P
Coincidentally, 1Blocker is also my fav ⭐️

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@syk0saje maybe after i do a high-gain antenna mod.

You know, so it goes further and lasts longer. For protection, just in case.

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Finally got a cool “cinematic” shot with the drone! EDSA/Ortigas on the third flight 😁 instagram.com/p/8IRDwYhk_n/pic.twitter.com/Xu3lGHz0xLL

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Dad: “Ano nga yung font na palaging ginagamit? Yung Roman?”

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Ok, finally able to breathe a little bit after drowning in work, meetings, and drama this month pic.twitter.com/i7ae1gLCoy

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@janbelmonte hurts too when you want to help people (via products/outreach/etc) but they antagonize you, slight you, or don’t understand </3

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@innaatan to more fun food trips together! 🍔🍕🍢🍧🍻 (walang bacon emoji so 🐖)

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@syk0saje wow, you really can build anything in ruby nowadays

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@gabusch @DreLevinge love chatting with you guys! let’s hang again soon.

via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to gabusch

sakayph Good luck to students taking the ACET tomorrow!

Have one less worry— click the link for commute directions to Ateneosakay.ph/?to=14.639282,…J

via Tweetbot for Mac (retweeted on 6:05 PM, Sep 18th, 2015 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

LeaVerou “Enter card number, no spaces or dashes” is the mark of a shit programmer.
Seriously? str.replace(/[\s-]/g, ”) was too hard for ya, eh?

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 11:55 PM, Sep 16th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

rabcyr The Internet of Shit will lock you out of your house. pic.twitter.com/LpI65iC4vv

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:34 AM, Sep 16th, 2015 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

who has time for sleep </3

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jordwalke React Native for Android is here! Use React to build truly native apps on multiple platforms: code.facebook.com/posts/11891174…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:39 AM, Sep 15th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

scalzi An immediate entry into the OH SNAP Hall of Fame, from California Gov. Jerry Brown to Ben Carson. pic.twitter.com/7gKv4cZmHS

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_youhadonejob Seems Siri is working at the White House. pic.twitter.com/Ft2G7xk13v

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:31 AM, Sep 15th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

23:55 — wha? I’m this 👌🏼 close to my Move goal?

*emergency jogging, jumping jacks*

23:59 — oh. that worked?cpic.twitter.com/FEOLIEa31010

via Twitter for iPhone

something to show to the people at customs (thanks, Florence Agreement) twitter.com/govph/status/6…

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espiekermann My great hero and friend, Adrian Frutiger, best type designer of the 20th century, died today. His was a revolution back in 1957

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:11 PM, Sep 13th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

NickPomes Siri refused to send my tweet because she disagreed with me lol pic.twitter.com/aJIGSrd0J9

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:09 PM, Sep 13th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Interesting! The sense of vision comes at significant cost.
theguardian.com/science/neurop…
— Blind cave fish evolved a shrunken brain to save energy

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cbarrett Really great post about Stereotype Activation and Stereotype Threat — know this twitter.com/opyh/status/64…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:35 PM, Sep 12th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

adobomagazine Cheang: To make an app more sticky, give users a reason to return @sakayph

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 2:56 PM, Sep 11th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

NASA Our @Commercial_Crew partner @SpaceX unveiled the interior of their Crew Dragon spacecraft: go.nasa.gov/1UFkSva pic.twitter.com/LWzbOFnQL7

via Sprinklr (retweeted on 10:03 AM, Sep 11th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

ParkerHageman Earlier reminder to the social media managers out there: Don’t tweet tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/460oKKxjkt

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jaredbkeller This @NatGeo graphic on how scientists found the bones of a new human ancestor is bonkers news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/09/150910… pic.twitter.com/jacjGH3n8N

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OMG! Pokémon Go for iPhone and Android —twitter.com/Kotaku/status/…L

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IMMAP tomorrow at 2PM, in Room 1! Listen to me blabber in a hopefully meaningful manner! immapsummit.com twitter.com/sakayph/status…

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healthcare is so inconvenient

but if you don’t do it, you might die, so…

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Catfish_Man Hardware teams: we hand-carved a quantum CPU out of solid diamond
Software teams: lol Gaussian blurs

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man, hipchat is down again. -_-

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@meggykawsek but… that doesn’t make sense. they already used the term!

also miss you

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ChuckWendig Well, they had a good run. RT @doctorow: National Geographic sold to Rupert Murdoch boingboing.net/2015/09/09/nat… pic.twitter.com/6QjCCZkCwy

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 2:44 AM, Sep 10th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

sethmnookin Assuming @NatGeo hoping announcing sale to @rupertmurdoch during = people wouldn’t notice. So, so sad. buzzfeed.com/tomgara/rupert…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 2:44 AM, Sep 10th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

So why are they calling it “3D Touch” on the phone, and “Force Touch” on the MacBooks and Watch

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That Apple TV UI is crazy slick, but I guess it would too much to hope for Popcorn Time ;)

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BBCTech New Apple TV can run games and comes with a Nintendo Wii-style motion sensitive remote control bbc.in/1UBPWfk pic.twitter.com/FeJ9P69gjW

via SocialFlow (retweeted on 2:19 AM, Sep 10th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

So… with the new remote, and tvOS, the Apple TV is also a Wii, basicallynpic.twitter.com/8yuQHJmDrWrW

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“The future of TV is apps”

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iPlop “also there’s an ipad mini 4 btw lol bye”

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APZonerunner This comic is 3 years old; presented without comment pic.twitter.com/38PGAii4cY

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idiot “use the force quit, luke” pic.twitter.com/ykYCtyEBqr

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These new Adobe apps on the iPad Pro look *super awesome*! pic.twitter.com/nWEubTujly

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Okay, this side-by-side multitasking with Excel + Word looks really cool

“We don’t mind, we promise”

pic.twitter.com/7q5eCHjvVK

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“Hey, we’re totally cool with your keyboard case and your stylus, y’now. Not ripping us off.” —Microsofttpic.twitter.com/UcvjiTjaATT

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Though in fairness, I do think these are different use cases, and you shouldn’t *require* a stylus for basic use twitter.com/_phi/status/64…

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“Nobody wants a stylus!” — Steve Jobs, 2007
tpic.twitter.com/xUF9WIQ8xWW

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Why, hello there. Surface Pro, meet iPad Pro (lol) pic.twitter.com/GBZoQMfuu4

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Hello, Moore’s Law — “Faster than 80% of Portable PCs”pic.twitter.com/ejuwwXJ9fOO

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Rokashi Y’all laughed but now it’s actually real. pic.twitter.com/BRqglyEy45

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Also, this is higher-res than my 15” Retina MacBook Pro, lol pic.twitter.com/OO7lBcJJvh

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12.9 inches. idk isn’t that a little too big to hold in your hands? twitter.com/guardiantech/s…

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iPad Pro!

(lol, “biggest”, see what he did there) pic.twitter.com/FieEM54BdY

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But hey, watchOS 2 coming out on Sept 16 means that iOS 9 is also coming then pic.twitter.com/mtBJ1a3OFL

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well, it’s a good thing I’m not crazy about these new Watch colors

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GoPro remote on Apple Watch, with live view! This’ll be fun. pic.twitter.com/nPp0LGXvDX

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ow WOW, Samsung is sponsoring @verge’s Apple coverage?!?! WTF? pic.twitter.com/gjOLOcuaqg

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cue It’s a big day for the big screen! apple.com/apple-events/s…

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@innaatan I’m glad you like it! :D HBD again! 🎉 🎂

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@tinfinities it’s ironic that in the pursuit of being “friendly”/approachable in their brands, many corps end up being very faceless.

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ThePracticalDev This basically says it all pic.twitter.com/7Unpymk4bU

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Checkboxes are never round!
danieldelaney.github.io/checkboxes/ — if I catch you doing this…

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NickKristof Remember the ice bucket challenge? Mocked as “slacktivism,” it led to a breakthrough.My column nyti.ms/1Oav1Jc pic.twitter.com/4WWJcP1qQ8

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“Deakin said his company had to turn down at least 50 emergency calls including heart attack, strokes, and bleeding because of traffic.”

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Medical provider: Traffic endangers lives—cnnphilippines.com/news/2015/09/0…d
“Patients died because ambulances couldn’t pass monster jam last weekend.”

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AngusMontgomery “Can you design a better Google logo?” asks @guardian. The answer, of course, is “no”. witness.theguardian.com/assignment/55e… pic.twitter.com/k4aWHXpwIT

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Can I say I actually don’t like Google’s new logo :< it kind of lacks personality

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@Jimparedes thanks for the share! :) we really appreciate it! -@sakayphh

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Hey hey, check out this awesome Infographic about the INC EDSA Rally by the @sakayph team! twitter.com/sakayph/status…

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