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Google I/O 2016: Hits, misses, and food for thought

PY Ho

Google's yearly big bang event recently concluded. Returning back to town, I had time to reflect and chart some of the high and low points of the event. Not everything is as rosy as it appears.

Hollywood thinks Asians can’t be Asians, and that’s not okay

Alvin Soon

In case you missed it: Hollywood is casting white actors as Asian characters, and that’s not okay.

How I used tech and some common sense to shed 15kg in 6 months

Ng Chong Seng

If one of your New Year's resolutions is to lose some pounds and live a healthy lifestyle, I've some personal experiences to share with you. And protip number one is: There are no shortcuts.

Why Ex Machina’s beautiful Artificial Intelligence is scarier than Avengers’ Ultron

Alvin Soon

AI (artificial intelligence) is no longer an ‘if’, but a ‘when’. So why is Ex Machina’s beautiful Ava a scarier AI than Avengers’ big bad bot Ultron?

This is probably why the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book don’t have a USB Type-C port

Ng Chong Seng

Versus the newly announced Dell XPS devices that come with Thunderbolt 3 support, on paper, Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book suddenly don't seem that ultimate anymore. Is their lack of Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1 Gen 2, and USB-C a mistake? Here are my thoughts and some speculation.

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