Challenges and limitations of adopting IoT

The Challenges and Limitations of adopting IoT In 2018, some industry watchers noted that IoT adoption in Southeast Asia was still in its infancy, with only 8% implementing the technology. A Gartner technology agenda survey of CIOs in Southeast Asia which conducted early 2019 reported that 11% of CIOs ranked IoT as their “top game-changing technology,” while 21% said [...]


What is Internet of Things (IoT)?

What is IoT? DEFINITION OF IOT The internet of things (IoT) is a giant network of dedicated physical objects that contain embedded technology to sense, communicate or interact with their internal states or the external environment. IoT devices share the data they collect by connecting to an IoT gateway or other edge device where data [...]


Is Singapore ready for Artificial Intelligence?

Is Singapore AI ready? As the 4th industrial revolution progresses, businesses must become high-tech to survive. At the SME Infocomm Conference in Aug 2019, Minister Chan Chun Sing belied the point that while technology may seem like the magic solution for enterprises, you need to 1st know what needs to be solved. It is important [...]


AI in Singapore

Artificial Intelligence in Singapore Singapore is hoping to advance as a leading digital economy and Smart Nation. AI was identified as one of the 4 core technologies essential to Singapore’s push towards being digitally ready. To this end, Singapore is the first Asian nation to develop an AI framework with the World Economic Forum’s Centre [...]


Artificial Intelligence (AI) trends

Artificial Intelligence (AI) trends The future of AI seems bright, not just in the industrial and business, but in our everyday lives. Tech industry giants like Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook, IBM, Microsoft are investing billions into the research and development of AI, bringing consumers and AI closer. This is despite some of the myths we hold about [...]


What is Artificial Intelligence?

What is Artificial Intelligence? Artificial intelligence (AI) sometimes invokes imagery of the distant future where robots live among humans, or evokes emotions of fear of machines taking over society. Even Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk have warned of AI’s threats. AI is the simulation of human intelligence processes by machines or computer systems. Some of [...]


What to expect from Blockchain?

What to expect from Blockchain? We saw that blockchain technology comes with several challenges and limitations previously. So why is it creating such a buzz?   BEYOND BITCOIN According to Channel News Asia, nearly 1/6 of the global population – 1.1 billion individuals – currently live without proof of identity. Marginalised by society, these individuals are vulnerable to [...]


Myths about Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Myths about Artificial Intelligence (AI)​ “I THINK THE DANGER OF AI IS MUCH GREATER THAN THE DANGER OF NUCLEAR WARHEADS BY A LOT AND NOBODY WOULD SUGGEST THAT WE ALLOW ANYONE TO BUILD NUCLEAR WARHEADS IF THEY WANT,” SAID ELON MASK.  What do you think about increasing influence of AI in our lives? How should [...]


The 5 limitations and challenges of Blockchains

Limitations & Challenges: The 5Cs of Blockchains you should know   1ST C: COMPLEXITY OF THE TECH AND LACK OF TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE: One of the most basic reasons why the technology has not picked up despite blockchain’s increasing popularity may be that many do not have a good understanding and/or are unaware of the technical terms. This is [...]


What you need to know about Blockchain

What is Blockchain? Many know it as the technology behind Bitcoin, but blockchain’s potential uses extends beyond digital currencies. Its admirers include Bill Gates and Richard Branson, banks, insurers, and even governments, who are clamouring to work out how to use it. A blockchain provides a time-stamped record of transactions performed across a network without [...]