Joey Alarilla

Joey Alarilla is the husband of Ellen and the father of Sam. A geek and tech advocate, he has worked for different media and tech companies such as Metropolitan Computer Times, the Philippine Daily Inquirer, INQUIRER.net, Yahoo! Southeast Asia, Lazada, and e27. He is the author of the Philippine Internet Commerce Society’s E-Business Made Easy handbook for SMEs and the former president of the Information Technology Journalists Association of the Philippines, more popularly known as CyberPress Philippines. In 2004, he won a Palanca Award for his essay Surviving the Zeroes, which talked about his daughter Sam and parenting in the digital age. He is the founder of Manila-based media startup Digital Life Asia, which covers technology, science, gaming, and geek culture across Asia. Follow him on Twitter: @joeyalarilla

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We Don’t Have Time: Turn your screen time into climate solutions

Thanks to the CoViD-19 pandemic and the enhanced community quarantine, many of us are staying home and spending more time online. But what if we could use all that screen time to help solve the climate crisis? Stockholm-based WeDontHaveTime AB (publ) is a startup crowdfunded by over 550 investors from 15 countries. This Swedish company …

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Global Citizen: Earn rewards through digital activism

Were you able to watch the historic One World: Together at Home global broadcasting and digital event on April 18? Lady Gaga curated this virtual concert in collaboration with Global Citizen, a global movement that encourages digital activism in the fight against poverty, and the World Health Organization (WHO). This broadcast and online special featured …

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Eating healthy while helping local farmers via Session Groceries

Let’s face it: 2020 has been a challenging year—and it’s just been the first month. What with the novel coronavirus outbreak, the massive Australian bushfires, the Taal Volcano eruption, and the series of unfortunate events in the Philippines and across the world, it might be all too easy to feel helpless and hopeless. Instead of …

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