Recently I had supper with Dunstan till 2am+ and we were talking about this topic of schemas, alternative realities and why human beings repeat certain patterns in life. One of the most interesting things Dunstan mentioned was the concept of “parallel universes”. In case this sounds too Sci-fiction, an easier way to think about “parallel […]
A mere case of a peeping Tom’s raging hormones? NOT! The reason why the Monica Baey case is so wrong is because it robs her “consent” and dignity as a lady.
Last weekend, on March 23 and 24th, I was a judge at a hackathon hosted by Hitachi in XNode Zhangjiang Space, Shanghai. This hackathon was sponsored by Hitachi and attracted 16 teams of participants of diverse backgrounds from Japan, South Korea, China and Singapore. The theme of the hackathon was “Fintech and blockchain”, and participants […]
As human beings, we all have emotional voids one way or the other. Would you consider this as a basic instinct? If so, then how do we communicate standards?
I finally watched Crazy Rich Asians yesterday. It was not bad! With all the hype, what surprised me was the lack of reviews from an economic perspective. There has been some articles like this, positing that it is Chinese culture which prompted Rachel to willingly lose in the mahjong game. While there is some truth to […]