Being stuck in this matchbox I call my apartment (which is really a term the landlord used, but it’s okay, he’s a good guy) because my nose has been exhibiting a good imitation of the Pagsanjan Falls, and my throat just kept reminding me to lay off them smokes for a while. Sure enough, I looked around to see what I can do with all these time to kill. Grabbed my sketch and continued, sat up and finally gave up, brain is just too muddled. So after doing away with the dishes, washing a pair of pants and shorts leftover from my weekend laundry, and sweeping the floor a couple of times. I’m again faced with a lot of down time.
My Tweetdeck is full of fuss about R.A. 10175. My Facebook is no better, these Anti Cyber Crime Law people are very consistent. Well, maybe too consistent. In fact, most of it are getting to be just that: noise. Come on, I cannot possibly believe that the government
is THAT knowledgeable about the whole Cyber thingy. And that much ballyhooed implementation of a law they don’t understand just proves it.
Most people can’t even find the SETTINGS button on their dashboard, on their browsers, on their Twitter and Facebook. Very few even know how to block people on their timeline, mush less unfriend somebody for fear of being unfriended themselves and lose numbers on their friends list, for no apparent reason. It’s a case of people using technology too soon. Just look at the number of iPad sales and you’ll see, people are buying stuff they don’t understand, much less use. Okay, maybe on that point, the government can get their accounts.
I received this email from Maynilad 11:01 AM (8 hours ago) and opened and read the whole thing at 7:40pm.
The date on the email is 20 June 2012. I guess things are really slow in their world. Took them more than 24 hours to transmit one email. But I am thankful they took the time to explain their side, although it doesn’t really help.
The slideshow is a trio of screencaps I took of my inbox.
20 June 2012
Dear Mr. Paelmo:
This is in reference to your blog entry published in the http://screamingmango.wordpress.com last June 7, 2012 entitled “Wrong Timing, Bad Timing” regarding the construction projects along Ero St., Novaliches, Quezon City.
Please note that the photos of road diggings you posted and identified as a “Maynilad project” are actually road and drainage construction projects of the Quezon City government along Eros St. and Bernardino Road.
Maynilad’s participation in this undertaking is limited to some pipe relocations along Eros St., which we did at the request of the local government to give way to their project. Our contractors began relocating the water mainline and service connections last May 28, 2012 and completed the work by June 6, 2012.
For questions and reports regarding our projects, we encourage the public to call our Maynilad Hotline 1626.