Do people really know who Stephen Hawking was?

Do we really know who Stephen Hawking was? We know what he looks like and that he contributed much to science. But asking exactly what he contributed will likely leave people scratching their heads. The tributes may pour in and the text string that represents his name may “trend” on social media. There’s even this […]

A monument to Pinoy stupidity: the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant

Now that the Mindanao power situation is on the verge of becoming a nationwide crisis, it looks like the issue of what to do with the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) will again be thrust into the spotlight. Your usual protesting militant and activist groups will say that health concerns, the unsafe technical and geographical […]

Focus on the future eludes Filipinos despite an abundance of lessons

In the past several weeks, many things have happened that rocked the globe and will likely have ramifications over the next six to 12 months that we can only begin to understand today. Consider that even so-called experts struggle to piece together a picture of what the world might look like in the mid-term under […]