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Human intelligence: Have we reached the limit of knowledge?

Oct 12, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Human brains are the product of blind and unguided evolution

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Artificial intelligence-enhanced journalism offers a glimpse of the future of the knowledge economy

Jun 15, 2019 - 8:00 AM

One common question as intelligent technologies infiltrate various industries is how work and labor will be affected. In this case, who – or what – will do journalism in this AI-enhanced and automated world, and how will they do it?

JICA opens agri-business, tourism training in Okinawa for young Filipinos

Oct 08, 2018 - 6:47 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The course will run from February 7-23, 2019 and application is open until October 31, 2018

The best learners: the forager and the Renaissance human

Sep 30, 2018 - 11:00 AM

We humans invented the disciplines so we can highlight various aspects of reality for a deeper understanding. It's time to unlearn the borders we made so we can see where the disciplines connect and where they diverge.

Join the International Open Data Day 2017 in PH

Mar 03, 2017 - 1:48 PM

Open Knowledge Philippines is set to hold the International Open Data Day on March 4 2017 at Mapua Institute of Technology Makati campus

No barriers: Kids in far-flung village learn to love reading

Mar 01, 2016 - 1:00 PM

Teachers in Barangay San Jose in Donsol Sorsogon go the extra mile to improve students reading skills

When there's smoke, there's fire?

Nov 10, 2015 - 4:45 AM

The disaster risk reduction genius of the indigenous

Oct 12, 2015 - 4:48 PM

The indigenous ways of mitigating disaster risks are still very much alive and they teach us that our instincts are not to be ignored But this does not mean that science is less important

Jeffrey Sachs: Philippines has much to teach world

Aug 03, 2015 - 8:22 PM

The country should be a world leader in sustainable development says the renowned US economist

FAO launches digital platform to help family farmers

Jun 17, 2015 - 6:33 PM

The Food and Agricultural Organization launches a digital platform to bridge the gap between policymakers and family farmers

BIG CONTRIBUTION. Family farmers tend 75% of the world's agricultural resources. File photo by Karl Malakunas/AFP

IT-outsourcing industry in PH to hit $48B revenues by 2020

Oct 14, 2014 - 4:41 PM

The 25 billion revenue target in 2016 for the country’s information technology business process management is also likely to be achieved officials say

New animated TV program for kids launched

Aug 27, 2014 - 8:09 PM

Kuwentong Pambata is an animated series of 52 Adarna Storybooks enriched with day care and kindergarten appropriate lessons

[Dash of SAS] RH Law: In limbo

Mar 19, 2014 - 7:00 AM

The fate of the RH Law rests on the Supreme Court

IN LIMBO. Depending on what the SC decides, the RH Law can either turn into a story of triumph or simply be the story about the bill that took 14 years to sign into law and yet, still remains in limbo. Graphic by Mara Elize Mercado/Rappler, Background image from Shutterstock

Online databank offers tips for rice production

Nov 01, 2013 - 8:10 PM

PhilRice posts key information on rice production online for farmers and agriculture specialists

DATABANK. PinoyRice aims to provide useful rice information for farmers and agricultural workers. Screenshot of PinoyRice.

Tech giants align, call for transparency

Jul 18, 2013 - 8:00 PM

At least 63 companies advocates and trade groups have joined forces to ask the US government for greater transparency with national security issues

BETTER TRANSPARENCY. More than 60 companies and organizations have banded together to demand greater transparency in US government surveillance.

A love letter to the library

Jul 08, 2013 - 3:33 PM

It taught me that curiosity is an intellectual reward and that part of learning means being open to new things

TREASURE TROVE OF INFORMATION. Our libraries and archivists don’t have the resources to digitize and upload wonderful treasures like old manuscripts, periodicals on microfilm and newsreels

ThetaHealing: Heal your emotions, heal your body

Feb 27, 2013 - 9:43 PM

What works for others may not work for you and vice versa Some are traditional and Western; others are spiritual and organic The end goal of it all: healing Here s one modality our writer tries

REFUGE IN THE CITY. The Third Eye Wellness Center is located in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City. All photos by Ime Morales