Tag: Internet

New SBS Transit train design helps viewers make better choices online

Singapore—As part of its Better Internet Campaign (BIC) 2019, the Media Literary Council introduced a new concept for SBS Transit trains to help the public become more aware of their online consumption choices and to use shared online spaces responsibly. Since the campaign’s theme is...

2019 study ranks US hotels with fastest WiFi

The internet is now a ubiquitous part of everyday life, and even an hour without it can make people feel on edge. What’s worse than having no internet is having a slow, intermittent connection. One moment the page is loading and just when the...

Singapore scientists teleport lemonade over the internet

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8gTsGr2JpA Fancy a world where you can drink something cool and instantly share it with all your friends? That could happen sooner than you think. Researchers just need to iron out the kinks. Scientists at the Keio-NUS CUTE center -- which stands for Japan's Keio University and the...

Never known a world without internet

By Pang Xue Qiang 1989: The birth of the internet and half of the world Jamon Mok is a young Singaporean with big dreams. He is the founder of Gazaab – a micro-social venture capital fund that helps communities overcome poverty. Gazaab (which means “awesome” in Nepali...

This China Wall Has Holes

By Tan Bah Bah Forget, for the time being, all the flap over air defence identification zones.  Two developments involving the Internet are taking place in the Middle Kingdom which bear watching.   The current size of the Chinese Internet is staggering. There are almost 600 million...

The trust deficit

By Robin Low The Internet business is built on trust. From Amazon to Ebay, many online businesses enable strangers to meet and trust one another for transactions. It took a long time before people embraced the Internet, making it more open and collaborative. Online transaction...

Why doesn't the govt get it?

Cherian George
Q and A: From the Prime Minister downwards, nearly every government leader has only harsh words for the discourse on the Net. Why does the government still keep harping on the negative aspects of the Internet? Academic Cherian George answers this and other questions on the government-Internet...