The server of this blog had just experienced a DDOS attack or Distributed Denial-of-service attack, and thats the reason why we cannot access this blog a couple of hours ago. For those who doesn’t know what is a DDOS attack, here is what I have searched in wikipedia.com and it says:
Recently we were shocked about the news that an earthquake had struck over Haiti with a magnitude of 7.0 near the capital of Port-au-Prince. And thousands were affected and killed and now the Haitians are in need of assistance for food, shelter, medicine, and many other amenities. If you want to help by donating, here are some ways on how you can help:
A couple of day ago I received my most awaited Google Wave invitation to see, experience, be excited, and somewhat to be disappointed. Why? I’ll tell you later. First, we will discuss about the invitation. As I remember I signed up for a Google Wave Invitation in the official page many week ago. Just imagine that, I waited a long time to received my invitation, but I understand that there are a lot of people requesting for an invitation. And because of that I consider myself lucky. (more features and screenshots below)
Typhoon Ondoy hits Metro Manila heavily almost all streets are flooded, literally. And not only Metro Manila, the nearby provinces are also stormed by Ondoy. As per the news, there are many casualties and damages done by Ondoy. Facebook, Plurk, Twitter and also the news sites are my sources on news as of now because the TV networks are not yet releasing the latest news today (they released some major news but thats yesterday). Many are pleading for donations for those who are affected by this storm. I’ll search for the link on which you can donate, the funds will proceed to the National Red Cross. Here are some of the pictures and videos that you might want to see.
As we all know that the news about President Barrack Obama’s School Speech is all over the headlines in the past days, and also some groups who are saying that the speech is a way to foist “socialist ideology” on schoolchildren. But the White House released the transcript of the full speech in text on the web. And this is the part of the speech where people are questioning why would he include the founders of Twitter, Facebook and Google in the speech:
Last year, I made a post about the rankings of the top universities in the Philippines for 2008. And now, here is the official list of Top Universities in the Philippines for 2009 and there has been a huge change in the rankings. This is ranked according to the study conducted by Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) and the Commission On Higher Education (CHED). Here is the list:
About a year ago I (Blog Tambayan) went to an event called “Top 10 Emerging Influential Bloggers for 2008″ where new and old-time bloggers can meet each other to make friends and to collaborate. And now the event opens again for the Top 10 Emerging Influential Bloggers for 2009. And I gotta choose 10 blogs to vote as influential, my list are as follows:
We Know that Wikipedia is one of the most popular website in terms of reference, but have you ever wondered what will Wikipedia look like if printed? Rob Matthew is the guy who created the who created the 5,000 page printed version of Wikipedia’s featured articles project and he said,
Its been a long time since I joined Kontera and at last! I finally receive my payment check worth $100+. I couldn’t take a photo of it because I don’t have a camera with me now but I’m telling its the real thing. Its just a proof that you can make money online without leaving your home.
At last I finished redesigning Alvin Dimla dot Com, I’ve added more features that you would like. There is a Flickr gallery there that will be updated from time to time, I’ve added more advertising banners although no ads are positioned yet. And I’m also finishing the Tools Page, I’m going to place there tools that will help you in blogging, Search Engine Optimization, and making money online. And its free!!