Weathering the new normal

For over a month now, in unrelenting stormy seas, we've been confined to our cabins patiently waiting for a glimmer of safe harbour—anything resembling life before the pandemic.Despite pervasive uncertainty that looms over our psyche like a mad hangover that won't go away, many of us remain hopeful that a path to recovery is eventually … Continue reading Weathering the new normal

Pulse check on virtual and augmented reality

As you are aware, VR (virtual reality) and AR (augmented reality) have become household names, readily adopted by many from all walks of life as each respectively undergo rapid advancements that many recognize as being transformative. More and more, we see vast applications of these two technologies in diverse areas such as gaming/entertainment, retail, health … Continue reading Pulse check on virtual and augmented reality

Braving the blockchain bandwagon

You know you need to pay attention to a trend when you start seeing headlines of scammers cashing in on the action. The excerpt below—sourced from a Medium post—offers an easy-to-understand backgrounder on blockchain: « After the financial crisis of 2008, an unknown person by the moniker Satoshi Nakamoto designed Bitcoin and its original reference … Continue reading Braving the blockchain bandwagon

Examining the #fakenews impasse

Whether or not we can call the current state of online fake news an impasse remains to be seen. Although recent events—from allegations of Russian-linked Facebook accounts spending inordinate amounts of money to spread fake stories during the 2016 U.S. presidential election to the more recent senseless mass shootings in Las Vegas—continue to expose the … Continue reading Examining the #fakenews impasse