Politics

MDA's announcement creates an online storm.

Singapore’s Tweaked Online Licenses Show Naivety

The Media Development Authority announced new guidelines that will require additional licensing for current affairs orientated sites with a large Singapore viewership. I think it is important for those who are interested in this change of rules to read the factsheet verbatim from MDA’s site. Context is important, please do click on that link and …

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Snippets: 25th February 2013

New tablets launched, Internet comes to North Korea, WP’s own population paper

Be prepared to be flooded with mobile tech news this week as the Mobile World Congress kicks off. First on the plate are the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 and HP Slate 7. You would have thought the internet would never come to North Korea under its current government but surprise, it has – well only …

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Snippets: 22nd February 2013

PlayStation 4 wrap up, 100 second Oscar film, Singapore’s new coins

The PlayStation 4 was announced… well some of it anyways. Here’s everything you need to know in 2 minutes. Oscar film nominees are usually really long movies but a 100 second nominee this year has broken the trend. Enter PES’s Fresh Guacamole, a short animated film that you simply have to watch. Singapore will be …

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The longest lived intermediary conduit will inevitably fall. (Credit: Madiba127 on DeviantArt)

The Inevitable Fall of Nations

For thousands of years, nations were important building blocks of civilizations. As human beings, we found the need to cooperate and work with one another. We built societies, grouped people together for some mutually beneficial gain. May it be fishing villages or tiny states, we lumped together for necessity. Safety in numbers, prosperity through cooperation and basically economies …

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