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Social Sentiment Analysis Report

Pilipinas

Future Gen provided sentiment analysis on the ongoing Philippine Presidential campaigns to Manila Bulletin, the Philippines oldest nationwide newspaper publisher. The sentiment analysis was done through the use of a human scored training set and machine learning to come up with a model. X-Validation test show prediction accuracy of 60% +/- 0.72%.

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Details on the report can be read here: http://www.mb.com.ph/big-data-analytics-duterte-bags-3rd-debate-roxas-closes-in/

Big Data Analytics Applied to Network Operations @ PHNOG event

PHNOG Conference 2016
PHNOG Conference 2016

 

The Department of Science and Technology – Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI), in partnership with the Philippine Network Operators’ Group (PhNOG), and Trans-Eurasia Information Network (TEIN) Network Cooperation Center (TEIN*CC) will be conducting a one (1)-day Conference with the theme ‘”All over IP’ (AoIP) – touching the different facets of Internet, entwined to our daily lives” on 25 January 2016 at the Marriott Grand Ballroom, Marriott Hotel Manila, Pasay City, Metro Manila.

 

1100 Big Data Analytics Applied in Network Operations Wilson Chua
1130 IXP Next steps (advantages and disadvantages) Daishi Shima/BBIX
1200 Lunch break
130 Management and Sustainability of the IXP – taking it to the next level – Global Examples / DNSSEC Jane Coffin/ISOC, Kevin Meynell/ISOC
200 Internet enabled businesses (challenges/milestones) Rhett Jones/Rise
230 CDNs and Internet traffic Analystics Kam-Sze Yeung/Akamai
300 Role of a Peering Manager Jake Chin/Google
330 Break time
400 Network Security Mon Nunez
430 Internet BCPs Amante Alvaran/Brocade
500 Evolution of the Network Engineer Job Role Ceejay Dideles
530 IOT Benjie Tan
600 Closing

 

Said activity aims to gather participants from the R&D and IT/ICT communities together with the current PhNOG members to discuss the opportunities that can be derived from joining and using the TEIN Network. TEIN is a high speed international research network which provides access to researchers and research institutions within participating countries in Asia and Europe. Through TEIN, international joint research projects pertaining to climate change, remote medical service, remote cultural performances, agriculture, and information technology have been conducted. Local and foreign experts will also share their knowledge and experiences that will enable the continuous development of the Philippine Internet.

On the other hand, Philippines Network Operators Group (PHNOG) is a nonprofit organization established to promote coordination among Network Operators in Philippines. Focus is given to knowledge development of all members as well as the Philippines IT community as a whole through discussions on technical issues/concerns regarding the Internet and network management.

In line with this, we would like to invite you as one of the participants in this one (1)-day activity. Registration for this activity is free. Please take note that the activity only offers limited slots, which will be granted on a first come, first served basis. Deadline for registration is on 15 January 2016. To reserve your seat, kindly register at this link: https://www.apan41manila.com/events/register/xphilippine-network-operators-group-conferenc

Should you have any clarifications, please feel free to contact Mitz Ann N. Montañez at mitz@asti.dost.gov.ph or Marie Antoinette F. Bangabang at meiann@asti.dost.gov.ph. You may also call +63 2 4269760 loc. 1603 / loc.1408.

– See more at: http://www.bnshosting.net/#sthash.plX0krt8.dpuf

Looking to Expand Overseas?

techtalks-2016
techtalks-2016

“What’s up Philippines?  Tech, Startups, Jobs Update”

Come and share what you know.  Or, find out from our panelists and host.

WHAT:   Meetup

Find out what’s new in the Philippine tech, startup and jobs scene.

WHEN:  Saturday, January 9, 2015 – 2:30 pm to 5:30pm

WHERE:  TheCo   Coworking Space

75 High Street, Singapore 179435
Right in the CBD, opposite The Treasury building.   Thank you TheCo! for sponsoring our meetup.

WHO:  All are invited!    For Filipinos and all interested in the Philippine tech, startup and jobs scene.

WHY:  Because you ought to know the latest scoop in “Aldub” nation!  2015 was a banner year for the Philippines.  Come and find out what’s changed, what’s new and not so new.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/whats-up-philippines-tech-startup-and-jobs-update-tickets-20059662992?aff=efbnreg

InnovFest 2014

 

An exciting event on entrepreneurship innovation and its commercialization is unfolding in Singapore on April– 14 – 16, 2014. InnovFest is presented by National University of Singapore (NUS) Enterprise and this year’s theme is Innovations Going Global. For registration details, check out the website at  www.innovfest.sg

The event has five pre-conference workshops that are conducted by international experts, including National Business Incubation Association (NBIA), Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM), IP Intermediary and IP Academy, as well as the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) that covers:

  1. Marketing of Technology by Ms Jane Muir, Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM)
  2. Intellectual Property Valuation by Mr Keoy Soo Earn, Deloitte Southeast Asia
  3. Role of IP in your Company by Ms Candra Darusman, WIPO, Mr Zaid Hamzh, Strategic Counsel, Author and Intellectual Property Strategist, and Mr Leandro Toscano, legal Officer , WIPO
  4. Med Device Development primer by Mr James Macem on, VP at nanoMR

 

This workshop is then followed by two days of conferences that deal with four major themes:

  1. Urbanization and Future Cities – Find out the emerging Asian Innovations for building and design of sustainable cities.
  2. Ageing and the Silver Industry – Smart Home Technologies and latest research on the impact of food and nutrition on ageing, including the science behind the building of communities for the elderly.
  3. Next Generation Learning – Learn new models of education that support learning without boundaries and how to foster creativity.
  4. Bottom of the Pyramid Technologies – Join discussions on how innovative solutions can deliver affordable and effective public healthcare; learn sustainable business and operating models for impactful social enterprises; technology for farm and pest management and more

Participants to the event also benefit from the exhibits and the showcase found in the Graphene, Membrane and Polytechnic Pavilions. There will also be opportunities to have one-on-one meetings with potential business partners throughout the 2 day conference.

 

 

 

 

 

Scammers using Futuregen Address

The public is hereby warned that Futuregen is not in the business of selling mobile phones on the internet. We have been alerted by a buyer (Asilhan Tr)  of samsung phone who has paid but did not get the merchandise. The scammer is using Futuregen’s identity and address without our knowledge, much less our consent.

The picture below is what the scammer used:

Futuregen sponsors Kundiman Serenade

Futuregen is one of the proud sponsors of “Kundiman Serenade: An evening of romantic Philippine Music”. This evening affair will be performed by internationally-acclaimed performers: Rachelle Gerodias, Albert Tiu, Manual cabrera on Sunday 9th February, 2014 7:30 pm.

The affair will be held at 17 Victoria Park Road, Singapore.