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As children, we’re told bedtime stories to help us fall asleep at night. Stories about mythical creatures, princes and princesses, and unsung superheroes take us to an alternate reality, a more comfortable reality. There, everything is better — we’re more adventurous, life is more exciting, and we always win the battle between good and evil. But what happens […]
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I often meet startup entrepreneurs who are amped up about heir new venture. They typically have one hundred things already figured out and they’re convinced about their future success. I love to be around this enthusiasm and I love driven risk-takers. Still, few battle plans survive first contact. Building a business is a constant struggle […]
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I joined iPrice in the summer of 2016. At the time, a very promising regional affiliate player with an encouraging initial traction and around 1M monthly users. I left at the end of last year, after a terrific journey which saw us becoming the leading meta-search e-commerce aggregator in SEA, growing our userbase to over 15M monthly […]
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Whether it’s breaking Enigma or factoring large primes to attack Soviet naval codes, cryptography has historically dragged computing kicking and screaming into major advances in algorithms and the hardware necessary to run them. Quantum computing is no exception. Computing math using qubits, spinning sub-atomic particles that can theoretically hold infinitely more states compared to the […]

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The Singapore police are to deploy two robots, named Xavier, on the streets of the city-state, intended to detect what they consider “undesirable behavior”, such as smoking in non permitted areas, street vending, or violation of pandemic-related restrictions on gathering or movement. The robots will report any infractions to officers at a central control. The deployment, still in […]

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In “The Variant,” an episode from the Disney+ hit streaming show “Loki,” it’s tough to miss the barrage of product placements, with fast-paced action and dialogue taking place in front of Charmin toilet paper, Dove soap and Arm & Hammer deodorant. At one point, Loki barrels down an aisle with vacuum cleaners and fights off […]
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I highly recommend reading the McKinsey Global Institute’s new report, “Reskilling China: Transforming The World’s Largest Workforce Into Lifelong Learners”, which focuses on the country’s biggest employment challenge, re-training its workforce and the adoption of practices such as lifelong learning to address the growing digital transformation of its productive fabric. How to transform the country […]

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