Category Archives: Technology

“Stop Us ‘To!” (Google Translate Meets Vice Ganda)

Vice Ganda breaking up with his young basketball player boyfriend isn’t exactly the most dignified story in the world, as the headline on the Bandera website shows:

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Google Translate insisted so politely on translating the article into English. Because I’m a gentleman AND an Atenean, who was I to say no?

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“Stop us ‘to!”

It’s so… conyo.

And apparently, someone needs to explain to Google what the word ‘dyowa‘ means.

The rest of the article is even more conyo.

Turned hard time hiding Vice Ganda in his lovelife. According to TV host-comedian, enjoyed his personal life but of course, come at the sacrifice of love.

Until now there has been no confirmation Vice makes the true identity of her boyfriend, but everyone knows this is one young basketball player.

“The quantity allegation in turn. The quantity appearing name, but I do not kino confirmed. You let them think. You let them throw the name, but I do not kinu confirmed,” Vice chika Buzz Town.

But although the meeting they surreptitiously his dyowa, feeling proud that he is proud of his achievements, “I know, in the New Year, he texted. Because then, I’m not in the Philippines.”

He said, “Even if I have no hair, even though I nakakatakbo,” he ganu’n said, “I will still be number one supporter you just quiet.”

He said, “I have to tell the whole world. The important thing, I said ‘yo.'” Story of Vice. “How difficult is to maintain a secret love affair, excessive hard. We really do not appear here in the Philippines.”

I told him, “You know, if we make a movie, the title of our film, ‘Love in Darkness.’ “Well, the other day, I said, ‘Stop us’ to.‘ He said, ‘What do you say?’ I said, ‘Yes, we stop.'”

“I’m tired of the four corners of the room. We can not get out. But I said that, the mess of my life. I am afraid that loud he and his family,” Vice say yet.

I don’t mean to make light of heartbreak and breakups. But it’s hard to treat the issue with dignity when Google won’t even do the same.

“Stop us ‘to!”

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Are People Looking For Love Or For Sex?

I was wondering, “Are Filipinos looking more for love, or more for sex?

And so I fooled around on Google Trends to see which of the two people search more for on the Internet these days. And this is what I saw:

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Is the relationship between love and sex always inverse?

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Haydn Killed By Bad Manners

At a recent concert in Gothenburg, Christian Zacharias, one of the world’s most celebrated pianists and conductors, stopped playing in the middle of Haydn’s Piano Concerto in D Major because of a cellphone going off for the SECOND TIME in the middle of the same concert.

Audiences used to throw rotten produce at performers in the middle of a bad production.

I feel there’s a market for items performers can throw at rude, boorish audiences who forget to switch off their mobiles.

Durian would be a great start.

Durian

What The HEX? (An MDJ Superstar Review on the HEX Original Watch Band for iPod nano 6G)

This review was originally posted on Technoodling.net, and looks much cooler on their bad-ass black template.

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Any technology geek worth his weight in Wired Magazine back issues knows this: The holiest of Holy Grails is the ability to seamlessly integrate the various doodads in one’s arsenal of gadgetry with the day-to-day minutiae of everyday living.

Some devices, such as Apple’s exquisitely-designed, exquisitely-tiny 6th generation iPod nano, need incredibly little effort to achieve this goal. At roughly 1.5-inches and just a hair over 20 grams – roughly the weight of two sachets of ketchup at your neighborhood Jollibee – this sleek anodized aluminum beauty was made to just go with you.

HEX (http://shophex.com), a recent entrant into Apple’s bustling accessory ecosystem with the vision of bringing “glamour to gadgets and substance to style,” believes they can take the iPod nano’s sublime “go-ability” to more joyous – and hopefully even more stylish – heights with its devastatingly cool new offering, the HEX Original watch band, which, as the name suggests, takes your iPod nano off of its precarious perch clipped onto one’s shirt or pants, and places it smack-dab on one’s wrist as a fully-functional watch.

Style Quotient

First things first – if you’re a watch enthusiast who favors the muted elegance of “real” complicated timepieces, then the HEX Original is not a product for you. Molded out of a single piece of premium silicone, it screams with the kitschy “toy watch” aesthetic favoured by today’s hipster crowd. And while available in such discreet colorways as black, white, gray, and even a translucent clear option, the real joy in the HEX lies in color-keying it with one’s iPod nano through its tastier palette options – sky blue, tangerine orange, lime green, racing red, or tulip pink.

I personally tend towards more youthful, sporty watches, so I have no issues with using my HEX-garbed iPod nano as a primary watch. People with more conservative tastes may feel otherwise however, and may want to explore using more subdued options from other designers – or even an ordinary nylon watch strap, if they so wish.

Functionality

It’s as easy as pie to pop one’s iPod into the HEX Original. It literally took me 8 seconds to do it the first time, and I found it to be a perfectly snug fit. They weren’t kidding when they described the watch band as having a “pop-in, pop-out” design. Those are the only four words you’ll ever have to keep in mind as you load it up with your nano.

The silicone sleeve itself sat flush against the nano’s screen, giving me confidence that my diminutive iPod would be well-protected even in the event of a light rainshower or a minor sandstorm – although the manufacturer is very firm in stating that it does not waterproof one’s iPod nano. Scuba divers be warned.

Practically the entire accessibility of one’s iPod nano is preserved, as the HEX is moulded with buttons that line up perfectly with the volume and power buttons on one’s iPod, with no drop in responsiveness. It also orients the iPod’s audio jack in a way that lets you discreetly snake your earphones directly up your shirt or jacket sleeve and out your collar for undercover music-listening pleasure – although lefties will want to wear the watch band with the clasp inverted if they wish to retain the same functionality on their opposite hand.

I did appreciate a thoughtful little touch that HEX invested on this accessory. When not in use, the hole punched out for the audio jack is covered by a silicone flap that seals seamlessly into the body of the watch strap and is held in place by a 1-centimeter nub that actually plugs into the jack, protecting it from infiltration by dust and moisture.

The one thing you do sacrifice however is the accessibility of your iPod’s proprietary 30-pin port, as the HEX’s design leaves it completely obscured. It was a minor inconvenience having to pop my iPod out of the strap every night when I wanted to charge it or update its contents, but given that this isn’t a particularly difficult or time-consuming task, it was an inconvenience I just learned to accept.

Build Quality

To be honest, I did have initial concerns with the build quality of the HEX Original. My first impression as I was taking it out of its box was that it felt very flimsy and light. I had been hoping it would feel sturdier, more substantial. In its virgin form, the watch band felt rather cheap.

The manufacturer however makes it a point to demonstrate the quality and toughness of the premium silicone that they use via a video demonstration. And it’s a convincing argument; as someone who tends to smoke with my arm hanging out of the car’s window as I race down the Skyway on my way to work, I never felt that my iPod nano was in danger of accidentally popping out and smashing against the freeway due to a less-than-perfectly-tailored fit.

Real World Practicality

Ultimately, I needed to road-test the HEX Original watch band under the most strenuous real-world conditions. One thing popped to mind: a three-day span at the gym, to see how it delivered on such practical considerations as comfort, durability, flexibility, non-intrusiveness, and overall “cool factor.”

(This is a product, after all, that includes being “too cool for school” as one of the key attributes on its feature page.)

My initial concern was that unlike traditional iPod arm straps that allow you to tuck it high up on your bicep, relatively out-of-the-way as you flail and stretch away on the treadmill or the bench press, the HEX would be constrictive, blocking the range of motion on my wrists as I sweated it out on the weights section.

This fear turned out to be unfounded. The HEX proved to be completely unobtrusive, although I did have to wear the strap one hole looser so I could slide it slightly higher up my wrist. I hardly felt as if it was there and, with some creative maneuvering of my earphones’ wire up my jersey, found that I could swing my limbs in any direction without having to be wary of disengaging the buds from my ears, or snagging the wire on some equipment. It was a joy being able to take a quick glance at my iPod on my wrist to check the time, or my progress on the nano’s built-in pedometer, instead of having to fumble in my pocket, or contort my neck in awkward positions to view it clipped onto my shirt front. The HEX Original places the iPod nano where it feels most natural and useful – perched on one’s wrist, instantly accessible, instantly controllable.

I even had a couple of fellow gym-goers walk up to me and inquire about my wrist-mounted iPod. The HEX Original watch band is unapologetically eye-catching yet innately practical.

Silicone is, of course, a non-breathable material, unlike other traditional materials that offer a bit more comfort, like neoprene. The obvious drawback was that my wrist felt gummier and sweatier as I progressed through my workout. At the end of my session, I had to take off the watch band to let my wrist “breathe.”

The upside to this is that the HEX Original is easily rinsable in soap and water without fear of spoiling its aesthetics, unlike neoprene armbands that seem to inevitably stretch or fray along their seams after multiple washings, not to mention absorb the stench of sweat and grime on a seemingly permanent basis. Athletes will love this accessory; I could imagine it being used in practically any non-aquatic, non-contact sport, with almost no trade-offs in performance or comfort.

Conclusion

HEX has truly come up with a joyful product that unleashes the 6th generation iPod nano’s potential for fun, while elevating its practicality and functionality to new levels. The vibrantly-colored range of HEX Original watch bands are undeniably cool, and despite a kitschy design aesthetic that may not appeal to all users, are dripping with more personality than most other third-party iPod nano accessories.

The company says they are committed to “bringing glamour to gadgets, and substance to style.” As far as I’m concerned, they have scored a solid slam dunk. Fun, function, fashion, and form – these are things that the HEX Original watch band promises, and even more strongly delivers.

What’s next? Maybe even world peace…


Price/Availability

PhP1,200 at Digital Walker or Digital Hub.

Likes

  • Genuinely “too cool for school” toy watch kitschy aesthetics, although it may be polarizing depending on one’s tastes.
  • Thoughtful engineering that preserves almost the entire functionality of one’s iPod nano, although lefties may need to exercise a bit of creativity.
  • “Pop in, pop out” design makes it completely painless to mount and dismount one’s iPod nano, yet keeps it firmly in place.

Dislikes

  • Build quality may seem flimsy and cheap upon first feel.
  • Premium silicone construction, while tough and resilient, may become progressively more uncomfortable on a humid day.
  • 30-pin port is not accessible when iPod is placed in the watch band.
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[REPOST] The Borange: MDJ Superstar’s Genius Solution to the Philippine Traffic Crisis

I originally posted this a couple of years ago, yet it remains relevant to this day – especially with Skyway construction on-going. How many lives could have been saved if the MMDA could please just implement this ground-breaking technological concoction of mine?

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I have invented one of the greatest devices man will ever know.

It’s called “The Borange”. I think it’s positively brilliant, this Borange system of mine. I’ll call it a “Variable Lane-Adjusting Destructo Laser Beam” system

Its raison d’etre: to eliminate rush hour traffic on the Philippine highways.

(As a corollary cause, the English language will also finally have a word to rhyme with “orange”.)

To anyone who has ever attempted to drive down any of our major highways during rush hour, I’m sure this is a familiar sight – the lane you happen to be in is crawling with tons and tons worth of cars bearing humans with unbearably full bladders, whereas the opposing lane is practically empty. (See Figure 1a)


Why does this happen? I have drilled it down to one thing – the concrete divider separating north- from south-bound lanes. (See Figure 2a)

What if we could somehow reduce the space occupied by these concrete dividers – bring it down to a matter of inches, rather than the current 5-6 feet? Rope is too impermanent, steel too expensive. We need something more modern, more snazzy, more resistant against the forces of nature and errant SUV drivers.

Something like… a laser beam.

Let’s take the argument one step further. Imagine if the Robo-Pods firing out these highly-destrucitve laser beams were adjustable? It would allow us to actually adjust the width of a particular lane depending on traffic conditions! (See Figure 4a)

I’m also currently working on a more basic version for developing nations. It involves carabaos instead of laser beams, but there are still a few kinks I need to work out.

But in the meantime, does anyone know the way to the Intellectual Property Office?

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Invasion of the Halalan 2010 Holograms

We aren’t very high-tech where we work, but we do have our resourceful little ways to fake cutting-edge technology.

I was actually very amused by our little attempt to emulate the incredibly cool hologram personalities made famous by the Halalan 2010 coverage. It isn’t the most spectacular thing in the world, but it made me stop and smile for about 43 seconds before I got bored and walked away..

The Philippines: Where Low-Rent Ripoffs Happen.

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From “Blind” To “Blindingly Cute” – MDJ Superstar’s LASIK Experience

And so I finally mustered up the courage and the financial resources to get my LASIK surgery done last weekend.

Rationally, it’s a very unnerving procedure to decide on. If I had to make an intellectual decision based solely on how Wikipedia describes it, I would have given it a resounding “OH HELL NO, YOU FUCKING BITCH.”

I found a short YouTube clip that describes the process in a very clear, no-frills, clinical manner. It’s knee-softening to say the least.

But I have to say this: The mild nausea you feel as you intellectualize the process is massively overstated; actually going through LASIK is a very pleasant, quick experience to deal with.

The video tells you What does the ophthalmologist do? and I don’t think I need to elaborate on the very graphic detail contained therein.

What I can add to the discussion is How did I feel each step of the way?, which I think is very critical to help anyone who’s sort of sitting on the fence make an emotional commitment to the process.

Here goes.

Step 1: Anesthesizing the eye.

The concept alone is a dealbreaker to a lot of people. Rightly or wrongly, we imagine the anesthesizing process to involve lots of sharp pointy things, and out-takes from a Robert Rodriguez movie.

Nothing could be further from the truth.

I sat in a nice, comfortable leather recliner with my feet in fluffy bedroom slippers, and simply leaned back as a hot Cebuana nurse in a white leather mini-dress deftly dashed a mild topical anesthesia in eyedrop form into each eye.

(I’m lying about the hotness of the nurse, but fundamentally, in theory, my statement is true.)

It’s strange to have numb eyeballs, but it doesn’t feel any worse than being mildly drunk.

Step 2: Suction-cupping your eye open.

In my head, I had this part of the process pegged as a cross between the iconic brainwashing sequence of Alex DeLarge in Kubrick’s cinematic masterpiece “A Clockwork Orange,” and the climactic battle between Elle Driver and Beatrix Kiddo in “Kill Bill 2.”

I’m a drama queen that way…

Again, this was an unnecessary source of stress.

My eyeballs were nicely numbed, and the only thing I actually feel was a bit of mild pressure around my eyes. It’s really best not to visualize what’s going on (and I think it’s quite helpful that you’re never actually shown what the equipment looks like), but again if I had to describe the feeling, it would be like putting on a pair of racing goggles that are set one size too small.

Step 3: Creating the corneal flap.

There really is no other way to describe it – the doctor has to cut open a flap on your cornea that he can peel back to get inside for some good ol’ laser blasting.

But here’s the thing: the surface of your cornea is measured in microns. Sure, if a doctor told me he had to slice through 5 inches of abdominal flesh to get to my appendix, I would consider myself justified in freaking out. I mean, geez, that’s a lot of nerve endings and blood and tissue and muscle he’d have to saw through to get to the Money Shot.

But for something that measures 500 microns thick, and doesn’t have any nerve endings? That isn’t any more traumatic than shaving a bit of fingernail, I would think.

The word “blade” is also misleading, and unnecessarily terrifying – it’s really just a finely-tooled plastic device. You could whack it against your ballsack and it wouldn’t hurt in the slightest.

I can personally promise you though that no ophthalmologist has ever whacked his microkeratome blade against anyone’s ballsack. For what it’s worth.

Personal disclaimer: I’m a technology geek, and always insist on having the latest bit of gadgetry for myself. Hence, I opted for the new IntraLase bladeless procedure; instead of the plastic microkeratome blade, the doctor uses precisely-tuned laser beams to perforate the cornea. No epithelial damage so it heals faster, and the device itself is very cool – it looks like the UFO in Close Encounters of the Third Kind with all kinds of cool flashing lights..

I had no idea it was even working until the doctor told me we were halfway through! I literally just laid back and stared at flashing lights, and that was it. No heat sensation, no burning, no blinding.

My boss opted for the blade though, and insists she didn’t feel a thing either. It was done too quickly.

And I can’t even recall the flap being pulled back – I just remember my eyeball being irrigated with a nice warm water bath, and all of a sudden that was it. This is the only disorienting part of the process; I suddenly felt like I was looking at the world while submerged underwater.

Step 4: Shaping the cornea.

This is the real meat of the process – using a cool ultraviolet laser to shape out tiny imperfections inside your eye, to bring the focus of light back into whack.

As a patient, nothing could have been simpler. I just lay there and stared at blips and bloops of red light. Again, no heat. No pain. No discomfort. Just a bit of focus.

The cool thing with the lasers these days is that they have all sorts of cool tracking technology to compensate for the minute shifts in your eyeballs. I’m pretty sure my gaze was all over the place (I couldn’t focus on any one point, considering that everything looked Atlantean to begin with), but the beam tracked the slightest movement, ensuring that it only did what it was programmed to do.

I will say this – the smell at this part of the process is quite off-putting. It’s a high-pulse laser after all, so you do smell a bit of burning. Some people describe it as the smell of mushrooms; in my experience it was actually quite nutty. But then again, the smell was totally disconnected from what I was actually feeling. I never would have guessed the surgeon was going all Death Star inside my eyeball, because I didn’t feel a damn thing.

Step 5: The Aftermath.

They replace the corneal flap the same way they peeled it back – with a bath of warm water. Everything just snapped into focus. The cornea heals almost instantly once restored to its original state, so the flap just sort of “glued” itself shut.

It was shocking, really. The moment I sat up, everything was so clear. A bit hazy and misty albeit, but outlines and contrasts were almost perfect.

Doc had me sit in a chair and rest for 20 minutes and I was good to go.

A quick eye test immediately after showed I had gone down from my terrible 250 grade with nasty astigmatism to a spectacular 25/20. I could count the nosehairs on the receptionist from across the lobby. It was breathtaking. I had never been so happy to see somebody’s nosehair.

How long did the entire process take?

It sounds like you go through a lot, but I was actually under for just about 15 minutes. It’s a spectacularly fast, efficient process, and I swear to God it took longer for me to read and absorb the patient consent form than it did for the doctor to perform the actual LASIK process.

I was able to walk out of the clinic under my own power, although obviously I did not even attempt to drive. It was too bright out.

But with a simple regimen of hourly eyedrops on the first day, and 4x daily for a week thereafter, I was totally cool.

Doc even said that after I went home and took a nap, I could play PlayStation again. And so I did, and proceeded to play my best game of NBA 2K10 ever, scoring 24 points against the Miami Heat in a close 67-63 overtime loss.

Here are the practical catches though:

  1. The incredibly unstylish but absolutely necessary protective goggles. I needed to wear a pair of plastic goggles the entire weekend – even while sleeping – to keep myself from accidentally rubbing/scratching my eyes. Not that I ever needed to, since there wasn’t any pain associated with the healing process. I did notice that my eyes were slightly dry, but that’s nothing some eyedrops couldn’t cure. I had to be positively MacGyver-ian though in finding ways to ensure that my goggles stayed on all night; my best solution involved using athletic tape to anchor them to my temples and my nose. I looked like a toolbag, but told myself I may be naked and in my bed, but I’m alone – nobody gives a damn how I look.
  2. Being careful with water around your eyes. Swimming is off-limits for a whole month, for example. But even such simple acts as brushing one’s teeth or washing one’s face become a bit of a chore for a week or so.
  3. Avoiding dusty places for a week. Obviously, due to the sensitive condition of one’s cornea, walking into the middle of a raging sandstorm would have to rank quite lowly on one’s personal list of Fun Things To Do On A Lazy Afternoon. But this is really more of common sense than anything else.

But ultimately, the good outweighs the bad, and on Day 4 of having LASIK-ed vision, I have to say I have no regrets.

Dr. Adel Samson over at Mega Clinic in Megamall is absolutely wonderful. On top of his very impressive professional resume, international training, and literally 845,022 satisfied customers, he’s a very cool cat.

He has his own band. He’s a photographer. He’s a diver. He’s an outdoorsy dude and rides a bad-ass bike in very cool spandex outfits with all sorts of bright colors. He wears buff shirts and cool leather bling and fancy jeans and nice pointy shoes.

That, to me, speaks highly of his credibility. These things show off the aesthete in him, and I have to say, this made me believe that he knows the values of one’s senses – to hear fine music, to see the wonders of nature, to taste salt air on one’s lips – and would therefore do every single thing in his power to prevent the least bit of harm from coming to them.

I highly recommend him. He’s excellent. You can book a consultation with him through +63 2 63 LASIK, and figure out how he can help you. He holds office at the The LASIK Surgery Clinic, which is on the 5/F of Megamall Building A, just before the bridgeway.

LASIK isn’t for everyone. Not everyone is prepared to deal emotionally with the risks involved, and neither is everyone prepared for the financial investment needed.

If you’re lucky, and can have the Standard procedure done on you, expect to spend anywhere from PhP45,000-55,000. The custom procedure, which is tailored specifically to your own computer-generated 3D map adds another PhP15,000 to that. And if you decide to go balls-to-the-wall and choose the IntraLase bladeless process instead of the microkeratome process, that’s easily another PhP35,000 on top of your bill.

I value my eyes. I’m an artist. I couldn’t bear to take on a process that didn’t give me the best chance of success with the best possible results, so I swallowed my sense of fiscal responsibility and went for The Granddaddy Of Them All – custom LASIK with IntraLase. The stars aligned perfectly for me though, and rather than having to choke out the full PhP105,000, I ended up paying a promo price that was MUCH lower than that.

I have no regrets.

I am now in the process of imagining how my next beach vacation will go. I can imagine stepping out onto the shores at sunrise, and being able to see the beautiful blue-golds tinting the sky with my naked eyes instead of from behind a pair of heavy, clumsy plastic frames. I can imagine sailing a boat, or jetski-ing, or kayaking, and be able to see each sparkle on the ocean’s surface as an individual, beautifully-chiseled diamond instead of as a shapeless blurry mass of white. I can imagine looking up at the stars late at night, and smile at how each one dances to its own unique rhythm instead of being an anonymous white dot nestled innocuously in a smear of inky black.

Those things, to me, are worth more than any amount I could have hidden away in my bank account or placed into investments.

Memories, they say, are worth more than money.

LASIK is the way.

To the things that don’t matter, I say: Goodbye.

P.S. I just want to add that I feel even more unfathomably cute without my glasses. Having perfect eyesight adds some SWAGGA to one’s overall demeanor, I must say.

[UPDATE:] Five days after surgery, I came in for a follow-up check up on my eyes. From 25/20 post-op, I’m at 20/20! W00t! At this rate I’ll have X-Ray vision by May. Girls, beware around MDJ Superstar! Protect your virtue!

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Magazines For The 23rd Century

If this is the future of the magazine industry, then I’m totally down with it.

The only question that remains is this:

How would Playboy do their trademark flagship centerfolds?

Mag+ from Bonnier on Vimeo.

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It’s Not So Bad Being A December Boy

I used to complain about how crappy it is being a December boy.

People tend to sort of gloss over your birthday in favor of the usual Christmas shebang. They tend to give you one merged gift for your birthday AND Christmas.

This year, I got something that totally rocked though.

I thought it would be impossible  to top last year’s combined birthday/Christmas present (an electric headshaver), but got something even more rocking-er this time around.

Check this out:

Pretty, huh? It’s a Wacom Intuos tablet. The very same model I’ve been drooling over for the last year-and-a-half (even more so lately, now that I finally have a MacBook Pro), but never had the cash to purchase on my own.

It’s the bestest gift a frustrated Creative like me could have. You guys have no idea how painful it was drawing all my old artworks using the trackpad on my laptop.

Ceremonial first drawings..

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The Borange: MDJ Superstar’s Solution to the Global Traffic Problem

I have invented one of the greatest devices man will ever know.

It’s called “The Borange”.

Its raison d’etre: to eliminate rush hour traffic on the Philippine highways.

(As a corollary cause, the English language will also finally have a word to rhyme with “orange”.)

To anyone who has ever attempted to drive down any of our major highways during rush hour, I’m sure this is a familiar sight – the lane you happen to be in is crawling with tons and tons worth of cars bearing humans with unbearably full bladders, whereas the opposing lane is practically empty. (See Figure 1a)


Why does this happen? I have drilled it down to one thing – the concrete divider separating north- from south-bound lanes. (See Figure 2a)

What if we could somehow reduce the space occupied by these concrete dividers – bring it down to a matter of inches, rather than the current 5-6 feet? Rope is too impermanent, steel too expensive. We need something more modern, more snazzy, more resistant against the forces of nature and errant SUV drivers.

What about… a laser beam?

Let’s take the argument one step further. Imagine if the Robo-Pods firing out these highly-destrucitve laser beams were adjustable? It would allow us to actually adjust the width of a particular lane depending on traffic conditions! (See Figure 4a)

I think it’s positively brilliant, this Borange system of mine. I’ll call it a “Variable Lane-Adjusting Destructo Laser Beam” system.

I got so excited, I’ve already mocked it up for my patent application.


I’m also currently working on a more basic version for developing nations. It involves carabaos instead of laser beams, but there are still a few kinks I need to work out.

But in the meantime, does anyone know the way to the IPO?

P.S. And why is it called the Borange? So that there will finally be something to rhyme with the word “orange,” fools! Bow down! Bow down and pay tribute!

 

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