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Open Learning I - OpenCourseWare

Let's say you ended up with the wrong degree in college, got the wrong job and want to learn something new that would exercise your coconut.

Well, the premier educational institution of learning offers something that could change not only your life - but also the world.

MIT's OpenCourseWare aims to

to put all of the educational materials from MIT's undergraduate- and graduate-level courses online, free and openly available to anyone, anywhere in the world...
- Wikipedia


Yes, that's the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and not the Mapua Institute of Technology.

Their contribution to mankind is so overwhelming that I have not found the right words to express what I feel.

Go on. Check it out.

Applied Hacking I - Blogger: The Tabs of Hoctro

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If you like the blue navigation tabs to the right, you could head over to Hoctro's blog which provide instructions on how to do so. He's really a helpful fellow and responds to every single comment on his comments page.

To top that you could choose from a wide variety of styles, horizontal, vertical, green, blue, black, and lots!

Without further ado, the link.

Anything FOSS II - Understanding Open Source in the Philippine Setting

For those of you who want to understand the role of Open Source in the Philippine Setting, this one is a must read.

The blog post zooms us to the 21st century Philippine Islands, the History of OSS, and the integration of the two in legislation.

From Big Mango: Understanding Open Source in the Philippine Setting.

Have a good read.

FOSS Tip I - Viewing Google Calendar Offline Using Mozilla Firefox

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We have all seen Google Calendar's features: shared calendars, intuitive interface, accessibility and more. But one thing I've noticed is that you can't view it if you are not connected to the Internet. Furthermore, it is not possible to make changes to it if you are offline.

I may have found a solution for the first concern, which means that you may be able to view your Google Calendar using Firefox with the information that you last left in it when you were online. You can view your Google Calendar Offline by doing the following:

Note: I am not in anyway responsible directly or indirectly for any loss or damage that may occur in whatever aspect that is pertinent to the steps you will perform. You are doing this tutorial for experimental purposes and would therefore not hold me, the writer, liable for any such described loss. Doing the procedure below, is an explicit agreement to the terms above.


Make sure you have a Google account.

Log on to Google Calendar.

Download Firefo…