Philip Cheang 🚀 (@_phi)

Manila, Philippines 🇵🇭

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

July 2013

Yesssss my @LeapMotion pre-order finally shipped! ( — another exciting dev toy– er, tool @byimplicationion :D

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“The most dangerous thought you can have as a creative person is to think you know what you’re doing.” —

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Brilliant idea from Bret Victor, as usual. A talk about “The future of programming” set in 1973. (Clearly, we’ve failed.) Also, THOSE SLIDES

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worrydream ★ The Future of Programming. A talk about revolutionary new ideas for programming. (30 min)

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:38 AM, Jul 31st, 2013 via Echofon)

ChromiumDev Sass & CSS preprocessor support in Chrome DevTools is now documented…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:39 AM, Jul 31st, 2013 via Echofon)

hamzasood iPhone home button to contain fingerprint sensor (found in beta 4)

via OS X (retweeted on 5:10 AM, Jul 30th, 2013 via Twitter Web Client)

8 iOS Developers Who Revolutionized The App…q Great picks. If you do dev/UX, you should know/follow these guys.

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worrydream look, I don’t normally call attention to these things, but Tufte picked me and @mbostock as the Future, I can’t even

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Yeah, it’s marketing for @watchdogsgame, but this ( is actually a nice infographic.

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.@feannekitty you should check out the beginner/advanced tutorials linked on that page, too: — they’re pretty good!

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@glencharles hey glen, sorry I haven’t replied to your stuff yet :| can we talk tomorrow na lang? haha

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Still having trouble with basic web layout? Check out — nice overview of fundamental CSS techniques.

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@pleasantprog actually, sure! I’ll do that when I find the time :P

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@pleasantprog I liked your old layout better. haha

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Oh wait, they do have a domain. — which they then redirect to the IP address. Uh, what? :/

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This is kinda sad. Our airport couldn’t afford a domain? :(…

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Dinnerbone Holy crap. XKCD: “Time” finally ended. A comic that has been going on for 4 months, frames were released every hour.…

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jacjimeno Spotted at McDo Katipunan at 2am.

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Hackers now hacking cars. We live in exciting times. Video:… —calling it now: the new undercover murder/assassination.

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New clips from “Gravity”—…O I <3 space. Pretty excited for this film; reminds me of Planetes. And Kessler Syndrome.

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XanderDavisLive “The standard Xbox One retail unit will be convertible to a debug console that can play pre-release code.” HELL YES.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 4:06 AM, Jul 25th, 2013 via Echofon)

arstechnica Report: Microsoft to finally let indie developers self-publish on Xbox Live by @KyleOrl

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Y’know, if you’re RT-ing something that might get cut off, it’d be nice if you checked you weren’t accidentally @.mention-ing someone else…

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Game Programmer in China quits job to sell street food, doubles salary —…I (Guess I’m in the wrong line of work ;)

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mikeyface This quote from the @io9 interview with George RR Martin is amazing. It flattened me.

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lucky_frame Ok! I think I’ll call time on this. Official Android sales numbers for Gentlemen! after three days:

8 copies sold.
2,462 copies pirated.

via Tweetbot for Mac (retweeted on 1:45 AM, Jul 23rd, 2013 via Echofon)

@giselabee yeah it was. I’m assuming you don’t have that anymore? Also I can get it on behalf of @richtuason since it was my fault haha

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govph Fourth State of the Nation Address of President Benigno S. Aquino III as delivered. Click to read:…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:57 PM, Jul 22nd, 2013 via Echofon)

kennethgyu There are only two acceptable responses to people complaining “The SONA is too long!” 1. Then stop listening. 2. That’s what she said.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:24 PM, Jul 22nd, 2013 via Echofon)

momblogger Pnoy 2.4 billion is lost due to traffic in Metro Manila. What a waste of money and opportunities.

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Court of Appeals bars FedEx operations in PH.… — incredibly short-sighted, and reeks of protectionism and corruption.

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Spotdotph Court of Appeals voids FedEx’s permit to operate in PH

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“Stats of the Nation”, just in time for .… — a bit hard to see trends/deltas or compare across years, though.

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@giselabee it’s @richtuason’s actually! I texted you, but I guess it was the wrong number. Yay iPhone!

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Trip with friends last weekend — / mountains and cards

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phi survived the zombie apocalypse and made it to Safe Haven with a score of 5455.

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rapplerdotcom 2 Ateneans win in Go Green competition in Paris, France, beating 25 other teams from other countries. Read and watch:…

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AP BREAKING: Gay marriage becomes legal in Britain as Queen Elizabeth II gives royal approval

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darrenpauli Tumblr Apple apps sent clear text passwords. Patch issued.,tu…

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@richtuason actually, I just noticed it’s available locally na! :)) so just uninstall it, and reinstall with your own account.

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Google Maps’ voice prompts are better though; it reads out street names. (Not that it pronounces them well.)

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@googlemaps is finally available in the PH app store. We also now have local turn-by-turn driving directions, but @waze still much better!

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@richtuason oh are you trying to update? haha. I’ll update it when we meet next :))

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My talented friend/coworker @thatsmydoing has been blogging + the challenge of routing local map data—pleasantprogrammer.comc

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution is on sale (Steam) at 85% off — that’s $3!

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Why hello, keyword-watching, auto-follow spam bots

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Why behavior-change apps fail to change behavior—…J • Interesting read for social apps + gamification. Wanna vs. Hafta.

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Minion drawn with CSS, no images —…P (because why not?)

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@carillontea @wilhansen_li apparently that’s a requirement at Valve. (also, pretty naman mga @byimplication interns ah :3 like Oscar. wait…)

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@wilhansen_li haha oo nga, saw it on HN the other day and wanted to show you guys. But even if we had it then, we’re still not in Seattle :(

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HIDEO_KOJIMA_EN Pacific Rim is the ultimate otaku film that all of us had always been waiting for. Who are you, if you are Japanese and won’t watch this?

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:48 AM, Jul 12th, 2013 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@kennethgyu eh, could be a follow-your-partner game mechanic. Almost like a rhythm game, but not really. Or move sets like fightan games.

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@kennethgyu but it needs the whole walking-harness and arm-control things. Otherwise it’s not the complete experience.

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Also they really need to make a Jaeger-simulator arcade machine. Or amusement park ride. (Or a real one. Yes.)

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Exploding Actresses. That is all.

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@richtuason @kennethgyu haha, no problem. enjoy discreetly greeting people over text :P

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@richtuason @kennethgyu actually, google found this. Maybe you want to try it —…i (can’t test it because, you know.)

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@richtuason @kennethgyu I don’t use Facebook, so I can’t really say. sorry. :( (For the record, I manually enter bdays in phone contacts)

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fredraynal New insights into the program: (cc @Cryptomeorg)

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ATV offroading to Mayon’s lava wall! @ Mt Mayon Helipad (2006 Lava Stream)

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thedak OMG. The entire Calvin & Hobbes collection for free? Online? Required reading for all, folks. Go. Now!…

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Homegrownph On “Apptivism” lets you save the world with a swipe of your gadget.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 4:45 PM, Jul 3rd, 2013 via Echofon)

Nice article about “Apptivism” from —…n (happy to see@byimplicationn,@storylarkk, and@sarisoftwaree :)

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JivaDeVoe RT @wooster: Wow. Pirated iOS apps being re-sold on the official App Store:… / wow! Wtf!

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RIP, Google Reader. You were well-loved by so many.

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@carillontea @wilhansen_li @meggykawsek totes cool! Drop by anytime :D (and we can spyparty while you’re here, too!)

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(2/2) …roads are covered. While this is great, how do you make sense of all this information and data? This is the challenge.pp

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(1/2) “We mapped all Jeepney routes on a map. If you zoom in, it looks like th existing road network, because pretty much all…

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A pilot system in Cebu —cebutraffic.orgY crowdsourced by taxi GPS data. wonderful.p

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So apparently, to help build initial transit data, a UP student took hundreds of Jeep routes with a GPS device in hand. What.

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At the launch of public Philippine transit data + APIs! jeep, bus, and accident data for apps—

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(as an aside, the site itself is delightful! Love all the tiny details, and is a great example of web typography. I’ll stop gushing now.)

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Beyond just making their webfonts available, H&FJ’s approach is very meticulous. Print-level control, on the web!…

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H&FJ introduces cloud.typography — webfonts of Gotham, Archer, Vitesse, and everything, finally.

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govph DOTC to make commuting in Metro Manila more convenient. Press release:…

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