Tech as enabling disaster preparedness: APSEMO experience

WERE you among the hundreds of people stranded in parts of Metro Cebu Saturday night? A strong and sudden downpour caused waist-deep flooding in several areas of the metro. Flooding has now become all too common not just because of the sorry state of our drainage system and our explosive growth but also because ofContinue reading “Tech as enabling disaster preparedness: APSEMO experience”

payITfwd launch in Cebu highlights advocacies of ‘ordinary’ Cebuanos

“Sometimes as a journalist,” Sun.Star Cebu reporter Bernadette Parco said during the payITfwd launch in Cebu, “you have to step out and do something for your community.” For Parco, “doing something” is working with a friend, who is also a journalist, to hand out school bags to poor students to encourage them to continue goingContinue reading “payITfwd launch in Cebu highlights advocacies of ‘ordinary’ Cebuanos”

1st 30-Day Challenge completed: run at least 5K daily

I just completed a 30-day challenge to run at least 5 kilometers a day. I failed at my attempt to blog daily. One out of 2 isn’t bad for my first month. The idea behind the 30-Day Challenge is that 30 days, according to Google engineer Matt Cutts, are “just about the right time toContinue reading “1st 30-Day Challenge completed: run at least 5K daily”