5 Things I Learned From Detective Conan

For most of us, reading manga and watching anime is just a past time, well that’s the same for me. It entertains us and keeps us away from the mundane and boring routines in life. While majority of the people thinks that these otaku items are plainly for leisure and probably not help us be better person, well, I used to agree. Detective Conan is a manga by Gosho Aoyama (青山 剛昌) serialized in Weekly Shonen Sunday since 1994. The story focuses on the adventures of the protagonist Shinichi Kudo (工藤 新一), whom at the age of 16 is already a child … Continue reading

One Piece Gets a 3D Movie

The popular manga franchise One Piece is set to have a 3D film. A YouTube video surfaced featuring a trailer of the Pirate-action anime in full 3D with the inclusion of another Weekly Shonen Jump manga, Toriko, which will be also adapted into a 3D film. The films will be released on March 19, 2011, but details are still unknown about the story of the film. Mixed reactions from the fans emerged after viewing the trailer. Some are excited to see One Piece in another media, while some “purists” are not so happy about the change into a different format … Continue reading

2 Become 1 [Opensked Practice Cover]

Recently, I wrote about how our bassist added the song 2 Become 1 by Paul Gilbert was added to our playlist on an upcoming gig. We had a few runs and “tried” to cover the song. There were some errors here and there, but I’m sure we’re getting there. The drummer still hasn’t studied the song, but he got the groove going by listening to the song a couple of times. The final guitar solo was terrible, yes I know! Here’s a video of the bastardized version of 2 Become 1.

20 Things The Chrome Developers Want Us To Know

The Google Chrome Team recently released an online guidebook titled, “20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web.” This guidebook discusses technical topics about the technology that we use today, the internet, TCP/IP, browser securities and DNS, but in a children’s book fashion. Well, sort of. It explains the what, the hows and the whys of these technologies in a near layman’s term, with examples and analogies in the real world such as “a plug-in is to a browser as a pepperoni is to a pizza”. The illustrations by Christoph Niemann, provides a refreshing approach and breaks the ice when … Continue reading

Lotto 6/55 Still No Winner! And What Your Real Chances Are?

Reputable sources from Twitter state that there are no winners for todays draw. The jackpot prize for tonight was ₱452,527,096.40 with a number combination of 43-13-29-44-04-20. The trend of the rate of increase seemed to drop from ₱40M to about roughly ₱28M. This may be attributed to the recent victory of the Philippine boxer Manny Pacquiao against The Tijuana Tornado, Antonio Margarito. The Filipinos are pre-occupied by their celebration for their champion that their interest in the Grand Lotto were temporarily set aside. But rest assured that because of the recent result of the lottery, everybody will be back again … Continue reading