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Engels started playing with Linux® in 1991 and obtained his Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), Red Hat Certified Instructor (RHCI), and Red Hat Certified Examiner (RHCX) certifications in 2002. He is in charge of Bluepoint's Total Linux®, Linux Kernel Internals®, Perl & Python Programming, and Extreme PHP curriculum and instruction development.
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Elvin Joseph Sanico was one of the best professors I was privileged to have at the UP National Institute of Physics in Diliman. His use of the continuity equation for steady one-dimensional flow to prove the "silent waters run deep" axiom was really cool!
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In loving memory of CPT Mario B. Mortega Sr., USAFFE, VET (1920-2004)
Software Freedom Day 2006
Saturday, Sep 16, 2006, 2:30 PM


Maj and I represented Bluepoint in today's Software Freedom Day celebration at the University of the Philippines in Diliman. The College of Engineering building hasn't changed much since we were students there, except that now virtually all the gates were locked! We spent a great deal of time walking around the building with another attendee, looking for what turned out to be the only entrance to the venue. We later found out that former UP President Dr. Francisco Nemenzo also got lost on his way to the event. In any case, it was great to see Dominique Cimafranca, Danny Escasa, Chin Wong, and Paolo Falcone, among others. We were also able to touch base with Prof. Medel Aligan from Bicol University and Al Alegre of FMA.

I delivered the 8-minute Bluepoint+FOSS talk that John Michael Bitanga of UnPLUG asked me to prepare in roughly half the time due to several changes in the programme - Dr. Nemenzo was the last speaker for the morning and we didn't want to delay him from his other appointments.

Turnout for the event was pretty good, especially since the organizers were quite pressed for time. Thanks and congratulations to everyone who made SFD2006 possible!
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