I replied off the cuff that the easiest way to peer into our future is to look at countries more advanced than we are. On the one hand we have the United States and Europe, on the other hand we have China. The obvious measure of advancement at this point in time is through a […]More
Arguments and perspectives
Unless one’s business is fully digital and can work from home, the small business owner requires space for operation. “Entrepreneurship” has taken on a badge of honour, and that persons who eventually succeed have surmounted an incredible amount of risk. Among those risks is the exorbitant land cost, i.e. rent or mortgage, that one needs […]More
A mirror of the current state of the world: too many people watch the same few movies.
Too many people watch the same few shows.
Tonight, I feel like I revived a lot of brain cells by watching a show that matters (Auschwitz: The Nazis and the 'Final Solution' by BBC). To be frank, Hyperdrive from last night is not one of such shows.
When I was in NUS (National University of Singapore), every student could buy laptops at subsidised prices from it. The white Macbook Pro was cool and I wanted it badly. It was at a time when compatibility for Microsoft office was a major concern to my peers. Hence, I was one of the extremely few […]More
I was the class treasurer in ACJC. On one particular month, I had to collect $50.00 from my classmates to pay for the upkeep of the school swimming pool and printing of lecture notes. With something like $1500.00 worth of cold hard cash in my hands, I couldn’t, for the first time ever, wrap my […]More
There are enough people in the world who consume goods and services sustainably but probably aren’t recognised as such. Examples include people repairing their old kettles, reusing their belt buckles by replacing the worn out belt, pickers of pre-loved items etc. Yups.More
In the past, there were the rich and the poor. There are also the rich and the poor at present. It also follows that the future will comprise both the rich and poor as well. It boggles one’s mind to insist the usefulness of industrialisation, as well as improved goods and services post-industrialisation, if these […]More