A Byte of my 2.2-lb Brain

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The Voice Kids Philippines Weekend (Saturday) Showdown

  Saturday. This is an update of last night’s post. Here we discuss all the tweets collected from 12:30PM-11:59PM on 26 July 2014 (GMT +8) on the show The Voice … Continue reading

July 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Who’s tweeting about TVKids Philippines?

#forupdate [link to updated post here]   Around lunch earlier today, I finally succumbed to the suggestion of my good friend Chris to look at the tweets related to The … Continue reading

July 26, 2014 · 1 Comment

Viber Messages during the 2014 World Cup

Note: This post has got nothing to do with stocks. The 2014 World Cup is over, and I now have some extra time to reflect on some of the interesting … Continue reading

July 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

The “development” of the Metro Manila MRT/LRT

 An advanced city is not a place where the poor move about in cars, rather it’s where even the rich use public transportation. – Enrique Peñalosa Contrasting the development of … Continue reading

May 11, 2014 · 6 Comments

Typhoon Yolanda and the PSEi

What can be expected in the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan)? According to online references, the deadliest typhoon in the Philippines happened in 1991 and it’s called Typhoon Uring [1-2]. … Continue reading

November 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ring of Fire

As always, feel free to verify the info provided here. Please do not hesitate to give me a shout-out in the comments section if and when you find significant errors … Continue reading

October 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Did you tweet about the Bohol earthquake?

A word cloud of tweets I collected on the Bohol earthquake from 15-17 October 2013. The map of Bohol (right) shows the earthquake incidence (M>4.5) within the same period. Earthquake … Continue reading

October 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Word Cloud: F.O.I. Sponsorship Speech

A word cloud of Sen. Grace Poe’s sponsorship speech on the F.O.I. Read more: http://www.rappler.com/nation/39743-grace-poe-sponsorship-speech-foi

September 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ego Networks: ‘Pogi,’ ‘Kuya,’ ‘Sexy’ and ‘Tanda’

The visualizations here are inspired by the following news articles that link Ramon B. Revilla, Jr., Juan Ponce Enrile, and Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada to Napoles NGOs and notebooks: read this (Whistle-blowers … Continue reading

September 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Self-Study: National Budget (PH)

With all these talks about the Pork, I got more and more curious about the Budget ng Bayan, in general; because somehow, I realised that I didn’t really know much about … Continue reading

September 7, 2013 · 3 Comments