Friday, March 28, 2003

The Da Vinci Code (by Dan Brown) is a thriller, art/religion history lecture rolled into one. [more]

Posted by Manuel [The Da Vinci Code (Dan Brown)]

The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo by Paula Huntley is worthwhile reading in today's troubling times. Paula travels to Kosovo with her husband, and writes a narrative journal about the world that changed her life forever. [more]

Posted by Manuel [The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo]

Toronto hospitals on high alert; Transfers suspended; protective clothing ordered -- "Three patients at the Scarborough Grace Hospital in Toronto have died this month as a result of contracting Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome."

Posted by Manuel [Toronto hospitals on high alert vs SARS]

Bug can freeze Siemens phones: anti-virus firm -- "'A virus has also to be deliberately sent to a person by someone who knows what make of mobile phone you own. It's pretty unlikely anyone will be hit by this; but if they are all they need to do is briefly switch their mobile phone off to reset it,' Cluley added."

Posted by Manuel [Bug can freeze Siemens phones]

Wednesday, March 26, 2003

Planning to relax this weekend? Why not watch While You Were Sleeping again?

Woman (Sandra Bullock) has crush on guy (Peter Gallagher), saves him, he gets comatose, family thinks woman is comatose guy's fiancee. Guy's brother (Bill Pullman) falls for woman. She falls also for him. What happens when Peter begins to wake up? [more]

Posted by Manuel [DVD: While You Were Sleeping (Sandra Bullock, Bill Pullman, Peter Gallagher)]

If you're looking for the phone number of the Globe Business Center at Robinsons Galleria, it's

+63 (2) 638-6603

In case that number changes, just call up 633-7641 (trunkline of Robinsons Galleria), and the operator will connect you to "Information" who will probably have the latest telephone number of the

Globe Business Center
Level 1A 110 Robinsons Galleria Ortigas Pasig City

Posted by Manuel [Globe Busines Center at Robinsons Galleria]

Tuesday, March 25, 2003

How Do People Evaluate a Web Site's Credibility? Results from a Large Study
Based on over 2400 comments submitted, 46.1% commented on design look, while 9% focused on writing tone. So, if you want your web site to gain credibility, start with the way your site looks first.

Posted by Manuel [Evaluating A Web Site's Credibility]

Monday, March 24, 2003

Adi had loads of fun yesterday afternoon at Kids at Work (Megamall). It was the 7th birthday party of his classmate, and naturally, there was a table filled with birthday gifts.

There was also this box that the other boys were surrounding. I saw some blue and red dragons.

Adi walks up to his Tita Mylene, points to one of the dragons, then asks her to give him one for his birthday... [more]

Posted by Manuel [Mega Bloks Dragon Slayer]