Heeding the call to help the country fight Covid-19, Filipino scientists formerly based abroad have joined other frontliners in the fight against Covid-19 and are now working in different hospitals in the country.
Roberto “Obet” Verzola, an electronics and communications engineering graduate of UP, seized the potential of information technology, primarily email, and used it for the benefit of the public and progressive Filipino advocacy groups whose values he shared.
Tech firms Accenture and Intel have teamed up with Philippine-based Sulubaaï Environmental Foundation to develop a new solution powered by artificial intelligence (AI) to monitor, characterize, and analyze coral reef resiliency.
The Industrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI) of the DOST has developed prototypes of 3D-printed parts for respirators and ventilators, as well as nano-filters for masks and nebulizers.
Although local enterprises can opt for a force majeure defense on failure to deliver any determinate thing or service, it will be a different matter when it comes to payments, according to DivinaLaw.
Aside from preparing emergency relief for their constituents, local government units (LGUs) can now deploy a contact tracing system funded by the DOST called “TanodCovid”.
Volunteers will download an app that works when their devices are otherwise idle or in light use. The app then distributes computational assignments and returns completed calculations to researchers via the IBM cloud.
After exceeding its projected life span of 18 months with four years of journey in space, the country’s first micro-satellite – Diwata-1 – is ending its mission and is expected to burn up as it re-enters the Earth’s atmosphere.