Us, Robots

“If the robot can recognize the clean flame of life in men who have never fallen from life then he repents, and his will breaks, and a great love of life brings him to his knees, in homage and pure passion o...

The palate of Zaan

Considering Japan as my current abode, I would never have thought of sampling Japanese dishes in Manila until I stepped into the petit Japanese bistro and sweets haven, Zaan Japanese Tea House at Mother Ignacia...

On technology: power off, life on

We have reached a volatile era of much debate about the sweetness and sourness of macro technology’s power over human life. The invention of the internet, for example, has swiped off every single filament of si...

Lost and found in translation

There is a striking passage from Milan Kundera’s The Unbearable Lightness of Being: “…move on, and on again, because were she to die here they would cover her up with a stone, and in the mind of a woman for who...

Design through a peephole

“Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.” - Leonardo da Vinci Tokyo, Japan—Leonardo da Vinci was known to be the very first person to draw a human spine in accurate curves and p...