Google apps for Ramadan: A Talk at Google
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Google apps for Ramadan: A Talk at Google

Ramadan Kareem to all Muslims! The Islamic holy month of Ramadan is here – signaling a time of self-reflection, devotion in fast and prayers, and getting together with loved ones and friends. So, in a coincidental turn of events, I was invited to a Google event as a media/blogger, rather than a Googler! I suppose … Continue reading

Life in crowded maximum Asian cities: #SheSaysSG with Tara Hirebet
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Life in crowded maximum Asian cities: #SheSaysSG with Tara Hirebet

SheSays is a global organisation has been a great supporter of women’s events globally. SheSays runs free mentorship and networking events to over 3,000 women in creative, communications and marketing. Maximum cities for maximum experiences I was lucky to be present at SheSays Singapore’s first event for 2014, graced with a talk by Tara Hirebet, Senior … Continue reading

Change or perish in the digital age: Andrew Thomas (Ogilvy) and Circus Social
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Change or perish in the digital age: Andrew Thomas (Ogilvy) and Circus Social

“Massive change. Fundamental consistency. That is why we’re still in business.” In the face of accelerating technological and cultural shifts, brick-and-mortar businesses are wondering how to stand the test of time and stay ahead of the curve. Look around and you will find many examples of businesses struggling to adapt in the digital age. The … Continue reading

Open Data is Underrated: Hyper Island’s Creative Data lab
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Open Data is Underrated: Hyper Island’s Creative Data lab

“Holy shit the Internet is amazing.” – Daniel Beauchamp, Hyper Island Lecturer and Developer at Shopify Have you heard about Swedish university Hyper Island? Since setting up its Singapore campus in 2011, Hyper Island has been running courses in digital media related fields that run from full five-day workshops to a Masters offering in Digital … Continue reading

How we won Syinc’s Under The Hood Prototyping Weekend
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How we won Syinc’s Under The Hood Prototyping Weekend

Hackathon. Crowdsourcing experiment. Prototyping. These are some of the words to describe the project that I attended over the weekend. Called Under The Hood, it sure felt like a first of its kind, rare event in helping to bringing a completely random group of motivated individuals from across different disciplines to brainstorm, prototype, and pitch solutions to address … Continue reading