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Session Groceries breaks barriers to help Benguet farmers amid January 2019 oversupply

Media coverage of the January 2019 oversupply of produce in Benguet led to an alternative way to reach consumers beyond the confines of traditional routes and markets. With the rise of pop-up weekend stores and day and night markets of healthy products around the metro, as well as more vegan stores and restaurants offering specialty diet options in their menus, the idea of farm-to-table service geared towards practicing a healthy lifestyle clearly found its way to the mainstream. In the spirit

The Case of Computer Scientist Katie Bouman: The social media that glorifies and bullies

The name Katie Bouman, alongside the photo of this young, charming computer scientist, went trending for a couple of days as people celebrated the first-ever image of a black hole through her efforts, alongside a team of brilliant scientists and engineers. She led the development of an algorithm for creating the image of a black holes, known as the Continuous High-resolution Image Reconstruction using Patch priors (CHIRP). After the hype of her feat, it didn't take long when others started bullying her,

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