In Retrospect: My First Year in a Tech Startup


No, I'm not one of those startup founders trying to convince the world and myself that I made an excellent decision. Maybe not yet. I am one of those consultants working for one. Last November 25, 2014 I celebrated my first year in the startup I joined after I thought that maybe the corporate world … Continue reading In Retrospect: My First Year in a Tech Startup

Business Insider: These Guys Raised $7 Million To Create A Calendar App That Thinks For You


As a professional, it's always about productivity these days. Starting in the industry, I never thought I would have to keep track of how I manage my time. I was just a software developer; at the bottom of it all. If I get my code working, that would be it for the day. But growing … Continue reading Business Insider: These Guys Raised $7 Million To Create A Calendar App That Thinks For You

“The Issuance of NBI Clearances could make Use of Automation” thank God this Post is no longer important


I would have posted this a long time ago and I was thankful I didn't have to. NBI now has a solution. It may not be excellent but it works for now. I can say it's already a step to getting things working better for all of us. But I'm presenting this anyway just to … Continue reading “The Issuance of NBI Clearances could make Use of Automation” thank God this Post is no longer important

Some Realizations for a Beginner in the Philippine IT Industry


For the first time, I was invited to do some tech talk and it was in Adamson University. The event was part of the course on IT Issues taken by Computer Science students. It was quite on short notice and we came there rather unprepared and clueless of things. I was able to write down … Continue reading Some Realizations for a Beginner in the Philippine IT Industry

Cringeworthy Codes and Changing Standards


So I was on a bus last night and didn't want to spend the time sleeping. I typed these on my phone. I believe that all programmers at some point in their lives have written codes that were rather crude; an obvious understatement. No, they were awful. I could still recall my first few programming … Continue reading Cringeworthy Codes and Changing Standards