Full disclosure: I’m one of the analyst of this report using Facebook’s full data feed from Oct 2 to 15, 2021. The analytics was done by ADDS (Alpha Distinct Development Solutions Inc).

The graphic below show how Facebook users regard the various presidential aspirants. …


Or why data analytics depends on data preparation.

I wanted to find the “Reach” of some Facebook groups. In my mind, it should have been a simple SUM calculation. It should have been an easy formula using Excel’s Sum Function. We can add all the values of “# of Members”…


A true story where one pandemic is solved by non-medical methods. Data analytics, visualization and Beer Drinking combined to ‘cure’ cholera.

The date is August 31st, 1854, you are John Snow, the Queen’s Anesthetist. You puzzle over one of the deadliest diseases to affect your country. From some accounts, a…


At around 9 pm on June 17, 2021, a Philippine Election Monitoring’s — lets call it as “NGO”- webserver was attacked. This caused the webserver to become unresponsive and it later on had to be shutdown to prevent possible data loss.

The attack started when monitoring systems showed a sudden…


Today I got myself banned on Facebook for 24 hours.

The reason was that Facebook’s algorithm thought I was posting pornographic pictures. In my defense any human being can quickly see that this is not porn. It is a slide of NASA Astronauts in Skylab. …


I wanted to find out if the same age cutoff of cases can also signal the presence of Covid19 Delta variant in Thailand. For this experiment, I roped in my nephew, Jantzen Ang and sought the help of Chris Sobrepena. He is a Pinoy stationed in Thailand. …


In an earlier post, I theorized that we might be able to identify areas with Delta variant using data. Now I wanted to show that it is POSSIBLE to anticipate where Covid19 DELTA variant will strike next.

LGUs can control the spread of epidemics like Covid when they can visualize…


My friend Dennis Uy is an avid runner. On one of his jaunts to Sante Fe Ridge (pictured below), he used a Garmin Fenix 3 wrist watch to collect trail data.

Garmin website can show these:


Several sources have published that the Indian Covid variant B1617 appears to affect children more. Thanks to Alex Timbol for the link: https://spiral.imperial.ac.uk/handle/10044/1/89629.

We can use this finding to help Philippine Local Governments to track Delta variant in their midst. …

Wilson Chua

Data Analyst, Startup Founder, Tech Columnist

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