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Commentary: Singapore’s tech fairs are losing their shine
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Commentary: Singapore’s tech fairs are losing their shine

August 30th, 2014 | by Desmond Koh
The absence of the Big Three telcos at this year’s Comex show may be a sign that Singapore’s mega tech fairs are starting to lose their shine. On the surface, things might not seem that way. Last year, at least...
Commentary: how Instagram Hyperlapse can promote affordable indie filmmaking
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Commentary: how Instagram Hyperlapse can promote affordable indie filmmaking

August 29th, 2014 | by Jonathan Tan
Ultimately, story is still king when it comes to making a good film. But it sure helps to be able to express it professionally without breaking the...
Budding maker culture in Singapore shows importance of DIY skills
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Budding maker culture in Singapore shows importance of DIY skills

August 24th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
It's an area where expertise is sorely lacking, after years of emphasising the need for project managers rather than "do-ers" - the coders and...
Why the vinyl record is still relevant in the 21st century
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Why the vinyl record is still relevant in the 21st century

August 4th, 2014 | by Loke Hon Chyte
Just like it is in fashion circles, certain technology trends never entirely fade to black, with some even seeing a full-fledged revival. Take vinyl music records, for example. While digital music streaming services such as...
Will we lease everything, including a toaster oven, in future?
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Will we lease everything, including a toaster oven, in future?

July 28th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
The idea of owning less, living more is appealing. But what happens when your pay-as-you-use oven or toothbrush stops...
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Commentary: IDA’s smart nation vision needs buy-in

June 17th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Singapore is starting early, which is a good thing. It just has to expect issues that have no ready...
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Commentary: SingPass security issues highlight need for two-factor authentication

June 5th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Why SingPass hasn't been beefed up remains a mystery. As a result, it has become an easy target all these years and now users have to face up to the...
Commentary: StarHub starts charging for 4G
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Commentary: StarHub starts charging for 4G

April 17th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
It's not that consumers are daft, for not reading the fine print. They just don't expect the cellphone market to be less competitive over time....
Commentary: SingTel not making money from World Cup? That’s good news
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Commentary: SingTel not making money from World Cup? That’s good news

April 16th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
The first step is to let the pay-TV operators know it's time to stop paying so much for the...
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Commentary: Switch between wireless networks seamlessly? Not so fast

March 11th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
The concept is not new, and technically, it's not as difficult as it seems. But many issues have to be ironed out, starting with a reliable nationwide Wi-Fi...
Commentary: Singapore’s do-not-call list disappoints with last-minute changes
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Commentary: Singapore’s do-not-call list disappoints with last-minute changes

December 26th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Make no mistake, come January 2, 2014, spam will still be a problem for phone...
Commentary: multiple two-factor tokens are a drag to users
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Commentary: multiple two-factor tokens are a drag to users

December 21st, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Singapore's nationwide effort to bring one token for all online transactions has taken only slow steps. People are ending up with multiple...
Commentary: Singapore hacking cases show importance of deep infocomm expertise
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Commentary: Singapore hacking cases show importance of deep infocomm expertise

November 12th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
What's lacking are the battle-hardened code warriors, the experienced network engineers who begin their careers doing the boring stuff like administering a Windows...
Are we picking up the right slice of Big Data?
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Are we picking up the right slice of Big Data?

August 23rd, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Many decisions in the years ahead, you fear, will be made on a loose correlation rather than a strong connection among various sets of...