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Aug 10, 2018

This is not the take on artificial intelligence (AI) that you’re going to find in the popular media or on corporate websites. Most everyone is thrilled about what AI can and might do someday soon. Self-driving cars, remotely controlled delivery vehicles, homes that clean and restock themselves automatically, medical...


Aug 6, 2018

We’ve been talking about the impending US/China trade war now it appears our worse fears are coming true. President Trump has followed through with $250 billion in tariffs impacting over 6,000 China-made products—with, apparently, more to come. China has retaliated with its own set of tariffs. No one can say where...


Jul 31, 2018

Most of our listeners will have already heard about the Singapore Hospital Hack. A brief refresher: at some point on the 27th of June, the Singaporean healthcare database was breached in what is being described by the Singaporean government as a “deliberate, targeted, and well-planned” cyberattack.

The health...


Jul 23, 2018

Third generation family-owned empires are at the epicenter of Asia’s growth story—the foundation upon which many national economies have been built over the past fifty years. But with the advent of global trade, digital technology and fast-paced innovation, these same businesses are finding it hard to keep pace. It...


Jul 14, 2018

The drones are coming—though they’re not here just yet. But they’re on their way. The recreational photo-junkies who use them to buzz beaches and mountain resorts are the tip of the iceberg. Probably more like the tip of the tip of the iceberg.

The high-pitched buzz of an overhead drone is either fascinating or...