Using technology to preserve, spread heritage

Gabii sa Kabilin or Night of Heritage offered Cebuanos last Friday the opportunity to visit museums and heritage areas until midnight. The yearly activity was started in 2006 by the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. (Rafi) and patterned after the Long Night of Museums in Germany. This year, however, the event had a tech twist –Continue reading “Using technology to preserve, spread heritage”

Encourage hacker culture

Facebook kicked off its historic initial public offering by holding another of the company’s fabled hackathons, which are all-night events that gather the social networking giant’s employees to work on products outside their office assignments. Hackathon 31 was held on the eve of Facebook’s IPO and was a strong statement that even as it standsContinue reading “Encourage hacker culture”

Rise of the personal ‘cloud’

THE long-awaited launch last April 25 of Google Drive puts into focus advances in consumer cloud computing, the term for remote computing and storage services accessible through the Internet. Google Drive offers five gigabytes of free online storage space that can be synchronized with various devices in different platforms. This means that if you placeContinue reading “Rise of the personal ‘cloud’”