Jay-R Gatdula

Hi, I'm Jay-R.

In the fintech world, I'm a cryptocurrency and business development professional. 

In the other world, I write, travel, eat, and act normal.

This is the other world, er... part. 

Witness my adventures and insanity here.

The Man with the Cap
Altered Carbon

Altered Carbon – My Kind of Cyberpunk

“Where is the voice that said altered carbon would free us from the cells of our flesh? The vision that...


2018 – the Year of “A”s – Action, Adversary, and Advancement

Happy new year, everyone! It’s been a while, I know. The unfortunate hiatus has been a product of my surprising...

Crystal Growing

DIY Science 1 – Crystal Growing

WARNING: This is a really time-consuming project. When they said it might take weeks, I didn’t think it would take...

Ragnarok Online

A Quest of Shorts

So I’ve made another ridiculous quest for myself – as I do all the time. In this particular occasion, I’ve...

Jiří Turek Photography

“cityLove” by Jiří Turek – an Exhibit + Workshop from Alliance Française

So I got another notification from the Alliance Française de Manille about cityLove, in partnership with the Czech Embassy in...

Sinag Maynila 2017 – Film Appreciation Workshop with Brillante Mendoza

Sinag Maynila 2017 – Film Appreciation Workshop with Brillante Mendoza

It’s my second time attending this workshop from the Cannes regular, Brillante Mendoza. Last year, when he introduced Sinag Maynila...

Manila Trek 1

Manila Trek 1 – Getting Lost in Intramuros and Chinese Manila

It has been a while and a great disservice to my DSLR camera not to take it for a spin....

British Festival 2017

A Nippy Stroll at the Great British Festival 2017

It’s been a hectic week – with lots of events going round. Since I’m going to be attending a lot...

Crypto Ecstasy

My New Book Is Out! Know More about Crypto Ecstasy

So you may have noticed a huge gap in the content I’ve been spewing out these past few weeks. That’s...


It’s Happening – Robots Replace Writers!

Writers beware – not only are our humble scribblers ridiculously underpaid and in the bottom of the employment heap, they...