Dynamic Mayon a la Mojave

A mini-vacation on my desktop with unobstructed views.

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Form Function & Class 9 front-end development and web design Masterclass 2018

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Plot twist: not a speaker

If you’ve seen my updated Twitter bio lately, it reads like that. Here’s a little more context behind it.

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Code is poetical science

“You will not concede me philosophical poetry. Invert the order! Will you give me poetical philosophy, poetical science?” Ada Lovelace in a letter to her mother

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Over here, Uber there

The biggest things to hit the Philippines in 2014? Wicked, Spotify, Tim Ho Wan, H&M, McRibs, Sasha Grey, Uber. The last one has earned the ire of the LTFRB (because it falls under colorum vehicles) and that of local legislators (because it’s so easy to jump on a bandwagon to pick their next political crusade), but it’s no simple victim here. In just a few weeks, the local headlines went […]

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“Ours is a society where polite small talk takes the form of inquisitions about body weight, oftentimes the spirit of levity masking impoliteness.”

Says it all.

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Monumento ni Supremo

Clearly taking a page from The New York Times’s A Game of Shark and Minnow, which in turn had its roots in the controversial Snow Fall, The Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines has published a special section of its website for the Sesquicentennial of Andres Bonifacio. It focuses on “Monumento”, his famous edifice in the north. The page starts with a CloudFlare loading screen; a jarring but […]

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MiniFFC #13 in pictures: experiences & startups

The PWDO MiniFFC for the month of May was all about startups and the growing alternative approaches to building them: Experience Design and going Lean. Pictures courtesy of OJ on the beautifully revamped, terabyte toting New Flickr. Senior Manager of Experience Engineering at Smart Ed Gozo with the talk Designing Better Experiences. “Experience design is the establishment of a philosophy about how to treat people.” — Whitney Hess. Notes from […]

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MiniFFC #12 in pictures: must-see projects

The MiniFFC mini web design conference & meetups started back up again after going into hibernation during PWDO’s conference season (that’s FFC and JFFC). The old schedule was every other month before and after FFC, which (d)evolved into an irregular, arbitrary thing based on how available we were to plan them. The new schedule is now regular and more ambitious: every 3rd Wednesday of the month. Between that and another […]

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Design + code + words for a better web, made in the Philippines by Sophia Lucero.