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The Reality of Artificial Intelligence: Expectations Meet Possibilities

The topic of Artificial Intelligence (AI) almost always comes up when we talk about the future of technology. And the common thread is that AI will change the way we work, live and play.

How to Manage a Great Human-Machine Partnership?

Over the last two years, much has been said about the new industrial revolution that is ongoing. While most can agree that the rate of digital transformation is incredible, we see very divided sentiments about the changes artificial intelligence (AI) bring to modern businesses.

3D Printing: Hype or World- transforming Technology?

Although the technology of 3D printing has been around for over 30 years, its development in recent years has drawn much attention from both manufacturers and consumers.

Democratising Tech: Why is it an Aspiring Entrepreneur's Dream Come True?

These days, the annual release of increasingly powerful computer upgrades hardly surprises us anymore. The recent wave of technological disruptions however is more than just a bump up in specifications.

Ethics and AI: Teaching Our Machines to Tell Right from Wrong

From recommending products on Taobao.com to assessing an individual's credit worthiness based on their behaviour on social media app WeChat, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming an integral part of daily lives for millions of people.

Enterprise Singapore: Upsizing Singapore's Potential

Singapore's reputation as an innovation hub is recognised globally. Not only are we ranked 5th in the 2018 Global Innovation Index, we also topped the list for Asia.

Who Wants to be a Global Talent?

In the tech space where everything exists as bits and machines seem to exert dominance over humans, it may come as a surprising fact that tech talents are in great demand.

How Data Analytics can Empower Organisations of the Future

Technology has brought waves of change to our working practices since the industrial revolution days. First, personal computers, then broadband internet, and most recently, Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Innovation: How can You make it Happen

A recent innovation survey from cloud company Oracle shows that less than 20 percent of innovation-focused projects in Asia are coming to life. This is despite the fact that respondents recognise a clear link between growth and innovation.

Decentralised Ledgers: Transforming the World of Digital Transactions

More than an alternative to classic ownership ledgers using double-entry bookkeeping, Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) is known for its propensity to reduce cost, increase business speed, enforce data integrity and enable direct peer-to-peer transactions in a trusted environment. But how did DLT come to be as highly valued, if not more, than the doubleentry bookkeeping system that has been in use for over 500 years?

From Compliance to Accountability: Leveraging Data Protection for Innovation

Recent high-profile data breaches have alerted many of us to the importance of securing our personal data. Yet, as we look to organisations and regulators to manage our data responsibly, questions arise: would stricter laws stifle innovation, and should businesses do just enough to comply?

Secret to a Successful Tech Career: Growing Never Gets Old

In today's fast-moving world, change is the only constant - and we all know that to keep up, learning and upskilling are vital. But is self-development limited to individual growth, or can it also positively impact the community and industry at large?

DevSecOps Servant at SCS - Cybersecurity Career Mentorship Programme

This blog can further supplement the explanation and/or clarify what it means to be a DevSecOps Engineer - a post I wrote a while ago. There has been recent enlightenment.

WiDS Conference - Reflection

WiT@SG together with SAP, SUTD and SCS ran the first WiDS (Women in Data Science) conference in Singapore, a series of conferences which is run in 150 locations around the world. We were proud to feature an all female speakers conference, aimed at inspiring entries to Data Science worldwide, regardless of gender.

Protecting the digital rights of the young in Internet-saturated Singapore

Last week, Parliament passed a Bill to make critical amendments to the Children and Young Persons Act including, among others, greater protection for abused and neglected children, and more support for families experiencing parent-child conflict. Notably too, the Act has been amended to extend identity protection of youth offenders aged from 16 to 18. Such protection restricts the publication and broadcast of any information relating to court proceedings that reveals their names, images, addresses, schools or other particulars.

Perception vs. Reality: What's it Really Like Working in Tech?

Are tech careers as exciting, inspiring and fulfilling as projected in the media? Or boring, stressful - soul-destroying - as anonymous keyboard warriors in online forums vent? Such conflicting messages are confusing. So for the aspiring tech professionals who are wondering what it's really like to work in tech, this article is dedicated to you!