What’s The Point Of Becoming A Smart Nation?

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong spent a large segment of his National Day Rally speech elaborating on Smart Nation, which he described as “using IT comprehensively to create new jobs new business opportunities make our economy more productive make our lives more convenient and make this an outstanding city in which to live, work and…

How Technology Has Changed A Modern Mother’s Life

Just two generations ago, my grandma gave birth without the use of modern painkillers such as the epidural and did not have regular ultrasound scans to check on the foetus’ growth. Just one generation ago, my mother did not have access to the internet to order infant milk powder with free delivery, nor could she…

Did gov.sg’s Bot Accidentally Reveal The Size of Singapore Reserves?

gov.sg recently released a chat bot which you can AMA with on Facebook messenger.  Source Besides giving you almost instant replies about anything under the sun, accurate or not, it can also advise you on who in the public service to harrass contact regarding your problem and point you to the relevant webpages just like Google,…