Our Minister for Transport, Nitin Gadkari, made a pretty stark statement recently: he said that driverless cars would be banned in India. Banning things is a habit here, but this one seems particularly challenging, not just for Google and Tesla et al, but for the country as a whole.
Submitted by Sally Uren on Wed, 14/06/2017 - 13:49
Automation, artificial intelligence, the growth of the informal economy and shifts away from command and control power cultures are all trends that are profoundly shaping the workplace. But what will the future of the workplace look like?
Students enrolled at Rangsit University in Bangkok’s northern suburbs can pay all or part of next semester’s costs with rice. The goal is to help farming families, and the university will put a higher-than-market value on the grain, since prices for some strains are near a decade low.
Submitted by Jiehui Kia on Mon, 05/09/2016 - 04:30
“What is Singapore’s Next Big Thing?” This is a question I’ve held in my mind for about a month now, since being invited to contribute to this collection. And to be perfectly honest, it’s a question that comes across to me as a bit trite.
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