Social Inequality and AI

March 31, 2019

The next seismic shift in society is going to be in artificial intelligence. We’ve already made significant leaps with driverless cars and unmanned grocery stores. However, the spread of fake news and its influence on the US elections have also underscored the risks that AI brings.

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Being Productive

April 20, 2018

I’m a productivity junkie. I follow so many productivity blogs that if anything, has actually made me less productive because I spend too much time trying out new productivity “hacks” that don’t amount to much.

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Tribute to Papa

June 22, 2017

It’s my father’s 60th birthday today. He retired yesterday after a 40-year career as a teacher. As a surprise, my mum and sister thought it will make him proud if we submitted an article to his favourite daily in hope that the editors will publish our story.

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New Look

November 12, 2016

It has been a while since I last made any changes to my blog. I’m keen to start over, write more regularly and just have fun along the way.

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An Eye Opener

November 10, 2016

Waking up early Wednesday morning was a surreal experience in light of the news that Trump has clinched the US presidency. A year ago, people around me made light of his ascendancy. TV shows I enjoyed watching, the Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Last Night with John Oliver and the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, only seemed to confirm the light-heartedness of the situation.

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To Sell is Human

December 9, 2014

I have been reading Dan Pink’s To Sell is Human where he makes the argument that we are all “salespeople” now as we spend all our days persuading, convincing and influencing others. I haven’t found that particularly surprising but what I found really helpful was the exercises he proposes.

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