Singapore

Singapore wants more cyclists but the conditions are not right at the moment.

Making Cycling a Viable Commuting Option in Singapore

Most developed and crowded cities are trying to encourage cycling as a mode of transport so as to save scarce space and to more efficiently manage people-flows. Cycling is the second most space efficient form of transport, edging just ahead of motorcycles and falling behind mass public transport options such as busses and MRTs. But cycling

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Snippets: 13 May 2013

Singapore’s defence, U.S. cyberwar strategies, save money on tech

Singapore has enjoyed 45 years of National Service and is looking forward to celebrate 48 years of sovereignty  Are there signs that Singaporeans are beginning to take security for granted? U.S. is indulging in cyberwarfare and a good portion of its work is done by outsourced providers. While this can be an easy solution to the a new battlefront, there

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Snippets: 9 May 2013

Singapore’s 4G performance, a father’s decision, gaming – then and now

Have a look at the 4G performance of each of Singapore’s telecommunications providers before making the leap and sacrificing 9-10GB of monthly data. There are some events in history that have left scars, some have not been told and here is a tragic story of what any father would never want to face. Gaming has

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Snippets: 27 April 2013

Conviction politicians, Galaxy S4 display shootout, war on terror affects women and children

What does former Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and the recently passed Margaret Thatcher have in common? Conviction. Lots of it. The Samsung Galaxy S4 may look almost similar to the S3 but DisplayMate has something else to say about screen quality. The war on terror does not only affect countries where ‘terrorists are

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Snippets: 11 April 2013

Singapore’s baby campaigns, Microsoft hauls Google to EC, perspectives of rape in India

Singapore wants more babies, but is it doing it right? Microsoft hauls Google to the European Commission together with 14 other companies for antitrust concerns which is somewhat familiar for the former. Rape in India is a far more complex topic than the media have portrayed it to be. Here’s an in depth look at a problematic social issue. Diablo 3

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Snippets: 20 March 2013

Windows 7 SP 1 enforced, Syrian crisis for kids, how much money for happiness?

Microsoft is sick of users who cannot be bothered to update their PCs, so Windows 7 Service Pack 1 will be downloaded and installed automatically starting today. How would you explain the Syrian Crisis to a five year old? This video from a Reddit series attempts to do so. Explanation or indoctrination – you decide.

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