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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Richard Keech, RHCE, RHCX conducted my RHCE, RHCI, and RHCX training & certification in his capacity as Red Hat Asia-Pacific's Chief Instructor. Before we parted ways, he congratulated me for becoming the first Filipino RHCX. I told him that I was trained by the best.
In loving memory of CPT Mario B. Mortega Sr., USAFFE, VET (1920-2004)
National Broadband Network
Thursday, Sep 20, 2007, 7:00 PM
I am not too keen on economics and governance. But from my point of view as an IT professional, we do not need a national broadband network at this time.

Government units can interconnect via VPN through existing providers, among other significantly less expensive solutions. We can even setup the government's network ourselves, for a fraction of the cost submitted by China's ZTE Corporation.

But the people behind NBN seem hell bent on pushing through with this shady project. I wonder why? Ka-ching!?

Please, there are more pressing things that this government needs to address, with hunger and poverty on top of the list.