General Santos City-based doctor Roel Cagape does not consider himself to be tech-savvy, but he sure knows how to use technology to make his medical services available to remote communities in his area.
With the help of local volunteers, the good doctor maintains several electronic health centers in far-flung villages in Sarangani, South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, and General Santos City.
These electronic health centers are mostly small nipa structures that serve as both virtual clinic and pharmacy. Each center is equipped with a mobile phone and a solar charger that patients can use to contact Cagape.
When I’m not blogging, I’m usually busy helping mount IT events. Last year, my colleagues and I mounted two big events: WordCamp Philippines and Startup Weekend Davao
In organizing both events, reaching many people quickly and effectively is paramount, and one good way to do just that is through e-mail newsletters.
Located along Aparente Street in Barangay San Isidro, General Santos City, Ellis Suites is a modern hotel suitable for short-term and extended stays.
Hundreds of the world’s most prestigious universities have made their learning material available online. For example, inside iTunes there is a section called iTunes U, which offers a Yale course on European Civilizations from 1648 to 1945, and a Harvard course on computer science. You can learn almost anything, getting access to the same information as those paying hundreds of thousands to be there in person.
There are also online courses, such as those taught by the likes of Codecademy, Udacity and Khan Academy. The latter, instead of dipping into the Silicon Valley pool of VC funding, has gone to philanthropists. Khan Academy now has 10 million students, has chalked up over 200 million views, and has got the funding it needs to grow.
Load cells play numerous vital roles within the automotive spectrum. Load cells help to keep passengers safe, and they help to ensure that the vehicle performs at its maximum abilities.
I haven’t been posting much lately. It’s because I have been busy helping mount two tech-related events since early October.
Last month, my friends Andrew, Chattee, Mark, Renz, Anj, Brendel and I organized WordCamp Philippines 2012 which was held at the Asian Institute of Management in Makati City.
Two weeks later, Andrew, Brendel and I joined Dulce, Eric, Gay, and Angel in organizing the first Startup Weekend in Mindanao. Davao City proved to be fertile grounds for talented designers and skilled developers.
Our world is becoming increasingly digital. From the way we communicate to the way we pay for stuff, everything is going the way of the digital medium. Even the currency we use to pay for stuff has gone digital. I’m referring, of course, to virtual currency.
Virtual currency is used to purchase virtual goods within a variety of online communities; which include social networking websites, virtual worlds, and online gaming sites. Simply put, it’s electronic money.
Globe Telecom, through its Corporate Social Responsibility arm Globe Bridging Communities, is joining the Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) in its effort to reforest the natural habitat of the critically-endangered Philippine Eagle in Arakan, North Cotabato by launching the Globe Arakan XC biking challenge.
The 60-kilometer biking challenge aims to raise funds to support Philippine Eagle Foundation’s Forest Corridor Development Program as well as create public awareness and understanding of wildlife conservation issues.
After more than a decade since it first opened a mall in the city, the biggest mall chain in the country will be launching its second mall in Davao City on September 28, 2012.
The next iPhone, if the rumour mill is to be believed, will be available in stores starting Friday, September 21 across the United States and a select few countries.
While the design and hardware of the next iPhone remains to be the subject of conjecture, iOS 6, the software that powers it has all been revealed by Apple back in June at its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC 2012).
iOS 6 is packed with new features including an all new maps application with turn-by-turn navigation, built-in facebook integration, and a brand new wallet app called Passbook that will house digital coupons, boarding passes, and credit cards.