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Media Maketh Man?

What do Martin Luther, the sixteenth century monk who fermented the Reformation across Europe in the sixteenth century, Emmanuel Macron, who came top of the first round of French presidential elections in April 2017, and Donald Trump, who needs no

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Time to Retreat?

Is nothing safe! From next month, Singapore’s civil servants will be disconnected from the Internet.[1] And then connected again using notebooks that are disconnected from the government intranet to which all government computers are connected. ‘Two systems, one government’ so

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The Future of Malls?

by Adam Stout, Consultant at TRPC As more people shop online, malls are suffering. Singapore’s mall occupancy rate reached its lowest in 10 years in Nov 2016, according to Bloomberg.[1] Over in China, its top 50 retailers saw a 1.9%

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A New Mercantilism?

Donald Trump and Xi Jinping seem to have something in common, despite the showman image of the former and the statesman image of the latter. They both espouse nationalism. The showman as ‘Make America Great Again’ and the latter as

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Bring Back the Robots

“iPhone manufacturer Foxconn plans to replace almost every human worker with robots: China’s iPhone factories are being automated.” So read the headline at the close of 2016 on the web news site The Verge.[1] All the more remarkable considering that

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A Connected Christmas?

Just this week I came across this fascinating pre-Christmas post on Yougotobejoking.com. “Get connected this Christmas. That’s the message coming from the IT world. The Internet-of-Things is everywhere, and now … the connected Christmas Tree!” It gets better. You don’t

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Unthoughtful Emotions

Unthoughtful Emotions The Financial Times, 5th November 2016, led its Life & Arts supplement with an interview with an American fascist of the name Richard B. Spencer, who promotes racism, anti-Semitism, and ultra ‘white’ nationalism through Twitter and other media.

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Going Up in Smoke

Going Up in Smoke Smartphones are exploding into flames. This guy was fortumate. It burnt a hole in his pocket and the phone dropped out before it burned into him. Many similar stories emerged of phones exploding, some in the

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TRPC Managing Director Lim May-Ann interviewed on Channel 8, 21 Sep “What is the Internet of Things?”

什么是“物联网”? 21/09/2016 14:22 新加坡的手机渗透率高达148%,在亚洲仅排在香港之后。渗透率有可能进一步升高,因为随着科技发展,家居用品也可以通过手机来调控。这个发展趋势,就是物联网。 To watch the video go to: http://www.channel8news.sg/news8/ca/moneyweek/episodes/20160921-mw-webex-iot/3144284.html?cid=c8n:fb:na:na

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Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous Vehicles Autonomous vehicle are driverless vehicles, vehicles that are basically robots. Singapore has stolen a lead by introducing the first test autonomous taxis, a fleet of six reconfigured Renault Zoes and Mitsubishi i–MiEVs  driverless cars in a business park

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TRPC Managing Director Lim May-Ann interviewed on CNA, 5 Aug “Dispute resolution platform on cards for consumers in tussle with telcos”

Dispute resolution platform on cards for consumers in tussle with telcos SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI) on Friday (Aug 5) said consumers may have a specific dispute resolution scheme to turn to if they have individual disputes

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Fishing or Phishing

Fishing or Phishing ‘We are living in interesting times’: so goes the cryptic Chinese observation, which is really a warning of impending threats. The question is, from which direction do the threats come? From the threat of terrorism and cybercrime,

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Brexit or Fixet

Brexit or Fixet “In a nutshell, the referendum is a watershed in two related trends: the rising clout of anti-establishment politics and the retreat from globalization.” (Wall Street Journal 27 June 2016) The Journal, if it were not the Journal,

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Narcissus Technologies Trump Everything?

Narcissus Technologies Trump Everything? Think of a Narcissus these days and the name Donald Trump is never far away. In Ancient Greek mythology, Narcissus was a youth of such good looks he fell in love with himself. After cruelly spurning

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Sex and the City and the Internet of Things

Sex and the City and the Internet of Things Sex sells. That is pretty well established and widely known. Sex sells for money and it sells products. The former is typically frowned upon, while the latter exonerated, not to say

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If it’s broke, don’t fix it?

If it’s broke, don’t fix it? The Bangladesh Bank heist in March 2016 netted USD81 million when fake transfer requests were wired to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (the Fed) which is where the Bangladesh central bank keeps

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TRPC Director on FT, 1 Mar 2016: “Why can’t the ‘expert hackers’ write the code?”

Sir, If Apple can write code to bypass an iPhone password, but then fears that expert hackers will steal it, why cannot those same expert hackers write the code for themselves? Indeed, why cannot the FBI do the same? Is

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Upsetting the Applecart

Upsetting the Applecart Donald Trump called for a boycott, although only after he had “just thought of it.”[1] Bill Gates, initially at least, thought it was fully justified. Edward Snowden called it “the most important tech issue in a decade”

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What Goes Around, Comes Around

What goes around, comes around Marvin Minsky died in January 2016. He was the outstanding forerunner of research and development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in machines. After studying mathematics at Harvard, he did his post-graduate studies at Princeton where in

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Opportunities and Challenges for Startups in India

Innovative Minds in the Mobile and Internet Space TRPC participated in the second edition of the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) Startup Summit in Jaipur, on 22 January 2016, at the Hotel Clarks Amer. Co-organized and supported by

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Ringing in the New Year

Ringing in the New Year Here’s the thing about payphones: if by error you have left your mobile phone at home, making a call will be difficult unless you borrow someone else’s phone. That’s the trade-off as mobile phones replace

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Cyber Santa

Cyber Santa Families who celebrate Christmas have long got use to Santa Claus arriving with his sack full of toys for the children the Matrix-way, through broadband cables. But this year the man-in-the-red-cloak sporting a white beard may be bringing

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TRPC Research Director at INET Islamabad

TRPC’s very own Research and Consulting Director, Yoonee Jeong, attended and participated in two panel sessions at the first ever Internet Society organized Regional INET Islamabad 2015 conference in Pakistan, from Nov 16-18 in Islamabad. The event was hosted by

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Promoting Multi-stakeholder Discussions in Korea – Going Digital Going Global

Going Digital, Going Global in Korea TRPC, in collaboration with the Internet Society, Korea Chapter, organized the fourth in the series of the Going Digital forums on November 4, 2015, at Maru180, a co-working space for digital start-ups and entrepreneurs

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Is Cybersecurity an Oxymoron?

Is Cybersecurity an Oxymoron? Many years ago I lived in one of the less secure, less affluent parts of London. It was a neighbourhood where everyone knew someone who knew someone who had spent some time “at Her Majesty’s Pleasure”.

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Asia Pacific Big Data Objectives & Concerns 2015

An overview of Big Data objectives and concerns in 2015 in Asia Pacific. Asia Pacific Big Data Objectives & Concerns 2015 from TRPC Pte Ltd

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The Growth of E-commerce in Indonesia: Chaos or Innovation?

The third TRPC “Going Digital” forum series titled “Powering Indonesia’s Digital Economy” was held in partnership with the local e-commerce association, Assosiasi E-commerce Indonesia (idEA), and took place on Tuesday, 8 Sep, at the Grand on Thamrin ballroom at the

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Migration: A Digital Road Ahead

Migration: A Digital Road Ahead “One Facebook group called ‘Stations of the forced wanderers’, which has more than 100,000 members, is essentially a vast knowledge exchange community providing advice for those caught between smugglers seeking to exploit them and the

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Tapping on the Digital Economy to Build Competitiveness and Resilience in Japan

Event Write-up: Reinventing Japan’s Digital Economy In partnership with GLOCOM, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), and Keio International Center for the Internet & Society (KICIS), TRPC organized the second in the Going Digital forum series entitled “Advances in

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Global Government Cloud Initiatives

An overview of government cloud initiatives from select economies around the world. Government cloud computing-2015 from TRPC Pte Ltd Download the presentation here.

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Brave New World of Data?

Brave New World of Data? “Octopus sold personal data of customers for HK$44”’ was the headline in the South China Morning Post, 27th July 2010. Octopus is the name of the extraordinarily successful stored-value chip-based card in Hong Kong that

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Keeping Internet open and free – Low Jia-Rong

Keeping Internet open and free – Low Jia-Rong Online users tend not to focus on issues related to governance on the Net because the Internet has not failed us. It has always worked. However, if we want to keep the

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RoboShop

RoboShop Welcome to Pepper. Pepper will be your close companion, enjoying your jokes, sympathizing when you are sad, keeping quiet when you are tired, and serving you tea when you need refreshment. Not sure yet if Pepper can run down

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TRPC Director on Lifehacker Australia 29 Jul 2015: “Tagging Data for Exchange”

Tagging Data For Exchange John Andrews 29 July 2015 7:30 AM As the Executive Director of the Asia Cloud Computing Association, May-Ann Lim works with a number of the largest cloud service providers in the region, dealing with all sorts

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Technology and a Shrinking Middle Class?

Technology and a Shrinking Middle Class? No-one doubts that the rise of the middle class globally has fuelled the demand for consumer goods of all kinds; that is certainly true for electronics and all-things digital. Nothing illustrates this better over

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Kicking-off the Going Digital Workshops in Vietnam

“Powering Digital in Vietnam” On June 9th at the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) offices in Hanoi, TRPC kick-started the first of a series of forums in Asia to discuss how different sectors of the economy can leverage

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Droning On, and On

Droning on, and on From the postal stage coach to the telegraph, to the telephone, to the Internet it’s been a long haul, and each step of the way has required changes to laws and regulations. Today the main challenge

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TRPC Director on FT, 11 May 2015: “Agriculture secretary’s real concern is about American food exports”

May 11, 2015 12:10 am Agriculture secretary’s real concern is about American food exports Sir, You report (“US criticises Brussels on global food security”, May 8) that the EU’s decision to allow individual member states to decide for themselves whether

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False Alarms

False Alarms When in the 1990s I was researching the impact of technological change on the Hong Kong Telephone Company (HKTC) over the period to the late 1980s, I came across a lesson from history that seems to require continual

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A return to Marxist economics?

Dear Sirs Martin Wolf (‘An economic future that may never brighten’ FT 15th April) rarely fails to hit a nail on its head, but maybe misses just how far capitalism is screwed. The principal cause he cites for the secular

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Everyone Going Bananas in April?

This is not the usual, slightly sceptical blog that sees the hype but not the reality. This time, for a change, its real, virtually no hype involved but a big reality. That’s what makes the understated announcement by Banana.com so

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The Internet Divide in Asean Economics – Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR, March 24 (Bernama) — A report on “Unleashing the Potential of the Internet for ASEAN economies” revealed that the Internet has become more pervasive with the cost of not going online is only set to rise.Many countries in

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TRPC Director in InterMedia, March 2015: “Impact of the Sharing Economy”

John Ure, Associate Professor and Director of TRPC, has written a ‘Briefing’ on the Impact of the Sharing Economy in the March 2015 issue of the InterMedia journal (Vol 43, Issue 1). “The modern sharing economy is small but growing – and

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TRPC Director on FT, 8 Mar 2015: “Society is hardly in need of champions of technology”

March 8, 2015 11:01 pm Society is hardly in need of champions of technology Sir, Jérôme Wittamer (Letters, March 6) totally misses the point of the impact of technological change on society, as does Walter Isaacson (“Luddites fear humanity will

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Sex, Lies and Videotape

Sex is not just reproductive, is also productive which is why in some countries, such as the UK, its service revenues will be added to the GDP data. One of its contributions to economic stability is it’s counter-cyclical nature. When

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PECC Singapore Conference 2015: Achieving Inclusive Economic Growth in the New Normal

TRPC Director Dr. Peter Lovelock joined the discussion for “Session 1: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation in a Changing Global Context: Risks and Opportunities” at the PECC Singapore Conference 2015: Achieving Inclusive Economic Growth in the New Normal on the 27th of

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Public-Private Dialogue on Services during SOM1

TRPC Director Dr. Peter Lovelock’s presentation at first Public-Private Dialogue on Services held on Feb 3 at the margins of the First Senior Officials’ Meeting and Related Meetings (SOM1), which lasted from January 26 to February 7, at Clark Freeport

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Artificial Intelligence

It’s a perennial topic, Artificial Intelligence (AI). Concerns about where science and technology are leading society are never ending. The earliest debates leading up to the Age of Science were mostly about how to do science and the role of

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Christmas Cake Anyone?

By any standards, Bill Gates is the epitome of the superrich. It took 7 years to construct Bill Gates’ mansion overlooking Lake Washington and cost him USD63 million, according to Urban Splutter which takes special note of its many “innovative

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Don’t Overreact to North Korea’s Attack on Sony – Bloomberg View

Hollywood Goes to War 7 Dec 18, 2014 12:47 PM EST By The Editors Like so many Hollywood movies, North Korea’s offensive against Sony Pictures Entertainment could end badly — which is why U.S. officials have to be careful not

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TRPC Managing Director Lim May-Ann quoted on insights magazine article on “As the world embraces cloud, will IBM’s new cloud strategy survive the competition?”

Perceived as one of the business world’s most bureaucratic institutions, IBM has been impressively transparent in advancing its new, cloud-focused marketing mix. Citing its unsatisfying fiscal performance, the firm’s head, Ginni Rometty, told the world that the future of her

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Cloud Computing: A Soft Target?

The benefits of cloud computing can be harnessed only if information can be accessed and manipulated freely with security and confidentiality assured to the extent that the integrity of the data and the rights of the consumer of cloud services

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Net Neutrality Revisited

Telecom broadband networks that provide fast lane access to the Internet need to be managed, and even more so than the plain old telephone service circuit-switched networks that provided dial-up. The underlying reason is that so many different services have

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Theoretical Pragmatism

And this year the Nobel Prize for economics goes to: Jean Tirole, Professor of Economics at the University of Toulouse in France. The award of a Nobel Prize is a bit of a junket, which is not to say Jean

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Let Me Say That Again

Apple has finally joined the NFC bandwagon. Let me say that again. Apple is redefining mobile payments. Better? I cannot wait to use my expensive new wrist watch or smartphone to replace my miserably cheap and unprepossessing plastic card to

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Partners in Development

“Telenor cracks down on Myanmar suppliers to weed out child labour” was a headline in the Financial Times 20 August 2014. Many international companies have run into reputational problems over this issue, some maybe deservedly, others unwittingly. Monitoring long-distance supply

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Accounting for Kowtow? You can Bank on it!

It was May 1989. I had arrived in January in Hong Kong as a visiting research fellow at the University of Hong Kong, and just finished reading Jan Morris’s new book Hong Kong about Britain’s last colony. During the previous

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Director, Peter Lovelock spoke on the panel of “Opportunities from TVWS” in Philippines, 9 Jun 2014

This post appeared on Gov’t says roll-out of TV White Space to coincide with digital TV migration on June 16, 2014. Despite the various obstacles that could impede or delay the widespread implementation of TV White Space in the country, the government

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Commentary on TODAY, 11 June 2014: Cloud computing and connectivity in ASEAN by Lim May-Ann

This commentary first appeared in TODAY – Cloud computing and connectivity in ASEAN – Singapore on 11 June 2014. The 2015 deadline for the realisation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) looms. The Association of South-east Asian Nations (ASEAN) envisions that the ambitious

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Move Uber Please

In a benign Internet world, the emergence of a “caring, sharing” economy would be something to look forward to. For example, a taxi driver on the streets of London or Brussels or Paris would happily check their monitor screen for

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TRPC Director on FT, 19 May 2014: “Any privacy protection will be limited”

Any privacy protection will be limited From Prof John Ure. Sir, From 2011 until April this year I served as the part-time executive director of the Asia Internet Coalition. So when I read that the European Court of Justice had

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KingCanute.com

Like most children I learned from my school days that the Philistines were, well Philistines, which they were not; that the nineteenth century machine-wrecking Luddites in England were against technological progress, which they were not; and that an imbecilic King

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Managing Director Lim May-Ann on Talking Point – Apr 23, 2014

Managing Director Lim May-Ann made an appearance on Channel News Asia’s Talking Point taking on IDA, MDA, Techgoondu and Rajah&Tann in arguing telco and cable fees and consumer rights: “From 4G pricing to World Cup subscription fees and service breaks,

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Trust

Fewer, if not few, people have much trust in the banking and financial system after recent experiences of inter-bank rate rigging scandals, the unscrupulous selling of financial duds to an unsuspecting public, dodgy investments in derivatives, excessive bonus payments even

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The Internet and Your Business: an ICANN 49 Forum

Date: 21 Mar 2014, 1.30-6pm Venue: Sophia Room, Raffles City Convention Centre Speaker Biographies   Kuek Yu-Chuang, VP and Managing Director, APAC, ICANN Kuek Yu-Chuang is ICANN’s vice president for global stakeholder engagement for the Asia Region and managing director

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The World Wide Crimea?

What do Crimea and the Internet have in common? They have both become the terrain of political struggle. And the protagonists are pretty much the same. To be geographically inexact about it, East vs. West, well in Europe. Refusing to

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WhatsUpp?

WhatsApp is up, by USD19 billion all told. Why? Why did Facebook pay more than the nominal GDP of 84 of the poorest countries in the world, starting with Honduras (USD18.6 billion) and descending all the way down to tiny

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End of the Age of Innocence

2013 was a Year of Revelations. Of those that will have recurring repercussions, the revelations of Edward Snowden must take the prize. Not just for the scope of the surveillance revealed, but perhaps especially for the “workaround” of safeguards and

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Memories and Symbols

This month 2 images caught my eye. First, the outpouring of grief and admiration for Nelson Mandela. There has rarely been a man who has captured so emphatically in his lifetime the essence of what it means to rise above

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The Philippines

In the 1950s Manila was the banking capital of Asia. The Philippines had more telephones per head than Hong Kong. The Philippines looked resurgent. Then came military dictatorship, assassinations of opposition politicians, including the father of the current President and

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Commentary on TODAY,16 Oct 2013: “Epic Fail” for Network Resilience by Lim May-Ann

This commentary first appeared in TODAY, Singapore on 16 Oct 2013. writing a personal essay I think we just failed an end-of-year exam on network resilience, Singapore My friend was returning home in a taxi last week when she texted

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Trade Liberalization versus Industrial Policy

Bilateral, regional and global trade agreements are all part of the modern landscape of international economic relationships. They are based upon a simple premise, that free trade is a good thing. At the purely theoretical level this is a tautology.

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Just Thinking

There is little point in saying something for the sake of it. A journo, a politician, a blogger, is often faced with the problem because they’ve got to come up with something. Is it therefore an exercise in hubris when

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Another Age

I have just finishing reading the posthumously published lectures of British Marxist historian, Eric Hobsbawm who died October 2012. Fractured Times: Culture and Society in the Twentieth Century (Little, Brown: 2013) is a good example of never judging a book

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The Revenge of Cybernetics?

If the “medium is the message” then the message in the age of the Internet is that everything we now do and say and think is interconnected; cybernetics has come of age, meaning that the interconnections include feedback loops that

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In Pursuit of Adequacy: Data Privacy Protection in the US-EU FTA

by Justin Streight In US-EU Free Trade negotiations, making business regulations compatible, harmonized and simple will be the lead. Not that they don’t have tariffs to argue about, but there are so many regulatory non-tariff barriers in place, tariffs have

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Try Forecasting the Past

In 2010, Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff, two respected Harvard economists, shot to fame for publishing a paper that seemed to support the view that once a national debt had crossed the 90% GDP threshold it would impact negatively on

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Lost and Found in Translation

Words. Here is an example of some, imaginatively (and unexpectedly) cited by the ITU’s Trends in Telecoms Reform 2013. (And as an American friend remarked “anyone who takes an Alexander Hamilton quote from the 18th century and can relate it

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It Ain’t Necessarily So

In the world of social media and instant online news feeds, what actually constitutes ‘news’ is rather problematic. The 140-character ‘news item’ planted on Twitter by hackers in April that bombs had gone off in the White House injuring President

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No News is Bad News

In March, two announcements were made pointing in opposite directions. First, Google announced the closing down of Google Reader, a news-feed app widely used by the cognoscenti of the up-to-date in everything. Yahoo! followed by announcing the purchase for nearly

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TRPC Director response to FT article Jan 26: China’s subtle censoring of overseas scholarship

Deng foresaw the last door to open From Prof John Ure. Sir, Mark Elvin (Letters, January 26) gives some examples of China’s concerted efforts to monitor and censor overseas works of reference and of scholarship that the state regards as

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What’s there to think about?

2013 is the year of the Water Snake in the Chinese zodiac. Water is considered to have the colour black, which conjures up the high levels of river pollution in China, so 2013 is also said to be the Year

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TRPC Research Director Lim May-Ann quoted on ZD Net article: Competition to force Asia’s telcos to diversify faster, 17 Jan 2013

Summary: Declining revenues from core businesses and increasing competition from OTT providers mean operators need to move to new markets and business segments to stay competitive and profitable. casino internet online … Lim May-Ann, research director at TRPC, elaborated further on

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TRPC Director response to FT article Dec 27: Asia must free itself from the chains of the west

It’s not western ideology that poses threat to Asia How To Get Your Ex Girlfriend Back Using Psychology Sir, The late Edward Said argued against Orientalism, the romantic concept of the “Orient” as somehow exceptional. The Orient has since moved

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Information over the Internet

At Davos this month Tim Berners-Lee, regarded widely as the father of the World Wide Web, warned of silos that were disabling users from sharing their postings across websites. Giving the example of users placing their photo albums online, he

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Dotty.com

2012 ended on a discordant note for the Internet. The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is the forum at which governments propose regulations and standards for telecoms. Many member states of the ITU regard the Internet as something which should be

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Research Analyst Michael Khoo quoted on ZDNet article on “S’pore fiber network needs ecosystem support”, 5 Nov 2012

“Singapore’s retail broadband space has seen lower prices and a slew of new offerings since the rollout of its next-generation nationwide broadband network (NGNBN), with new players forcing incumbents to up their games. However, a strong media communications ecosystem is

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Irrational Expectations?

Nate Silver is a clever man. Using “quants” he correctly predicted the outcome of the US presidential race in every single state bar none. Interest in “business analytics” that uses algorithms that detect trends and key relationships in vast amounts

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TRPC Director’s response on FT: Cuban missile crisis not solved by sabre-rattling

 From Prof John Ure, October 21, 2012 11:38 pm This response first appeared on the Financial Times, Singapore on 21 Oct 2012 Sir, Philip Zelikow’s version of the resolution of the Cuban missile crisis (“Learn the lesson of Cuba and

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Commentary on TODAY, 16 Oct 2012: Back to square one on cross-carriage, by Lim May-Ann

by Lim May-Ann, 04:45 AM Oct 16, 2012 dr gary m levin   This commentary first appeared in TODAY, Singapore on 16 Oct 2012. Soccer fans are up in arms again over their access to football matches on Singapore’s pay

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Telecoms and Security: Old Wine in New Bottles

A recent report by the US Senate warned that entry of telecom equipment manufacturer Huawei into the US market would be a Trojan horse for China’s spy network. For good technical reasons telecoms has always been viewed by governments and

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Standards for Standards

No one wants to risk using a drug that is not fully tried and tested and accredited by the relevant health standards body. The fact that many people do just that is telling. Of course, the major reason for doing

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Research Director Lim May-Ann quoted on ZDNet article on "Free Mobile Roaming in Southeast Asia ‘overambitious’", 31 Aug 2012

“Lim May-Ann, research director at Technology Research Project Corporate, said that would be some resistance from the industry but it would only be a matter of time before a new player offered to service for a competitive advantage. Casino gambling

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Commentary in TODAY, 10 Aug 2012: Moving from Web to tech, by Michael Khoo

By Michael Khoo 04:45 AM Aug 10, 2012 This commentary first appeared in TODAY, Singapore on 10 Aug 2012. SINGAPORE — This month, 11 Asian telcos, consisting of China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom; Taiwan’s Chunghwa Telecom; Korean network operators

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Net Neutrality Revisited

Regulatory capture was a concept developed by economist George Stigler of the University of Chicago, but it was already a well observed phenomenon in the USA where powerful industrial and commercial interests exercised undue influence over the agencies and the

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Commentary in TODAY, 31 Jul 2012: ICTs may offer green shoots of hope, by John Ure

by John Ure 04:45 AM Jul 31, 2012 This commentary first appeared in TODAY, Singapore on 31 Jul 2012. In recent years, numerous reports have estimated the impact on GDP growth of investment in information and communications technology (ICT). The

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TRPC Director and AIC Executive Director John Ure quoted on Net Neutrality [TODAY, 30 Jul 2012]

Can telecom network operators (telcos) or Internet Service Providers (ISPs) control the way you consume Web content? In Singapore, generally the relevant regulators would have to review the circumstances of each case in order to determine if acompany operating in

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Commentary in TODAY, 26 Jul 2012: Align standards to get 4G up to speed, by Lim May-Ann

by Lim May-Ann 04:45 AM Jul 26, 2012 custom essay writing servicesThis commentary first appeared in TODAY, Singapore on 26 Jul 2012.  M1 last Monday announced that it was launching a new range of 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) service

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Commentary in TODAY, 6 Jul 2012: Too costly to miss out on fibre, by Lim May-Ann

by Lim May-Ann This commentary first appeared in TODAY, Singapore, 6 Jul 2012 OpenNet, Singapore’s builder of fibre infrastructure, is having a tumultuous time rolling out the nation’s Next Generation National Broadband Network. The plan is to connect 95 per

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3D PRINTING

It used to be the case that a dental patient wanting a crown for a tooth needed to sit through an uncomfortable process of having a damp polymer stuck over their tooth and waiting for it to dry before the

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