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Outlook of Semiconductor

Outlook of Semiconductor

Outlook of Semiconductor By: Kim Tae Hwan Past and Present of the Industry A semiconductor chip is a complex and small-sized device which comprises of billions of components that store, transmit and process data. The chip-making industry began initially from the invention of the transistor, a simple device capable of regulating the flow of electricity,…

A Balancing Act: Big Tech

A Balancing Act: Big Tech

By: Brandon Sim In just over a decade, four companies, namely, Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple (known as Big Tech) have completely revolutionised modern technology. With a combined market capitalisation greater than the GDP of the United Kingdom, their dominance and impact on our lives and in various industries has been staggering. However, the revelation…

THE ROBOTS ARE COMING!

THE ROBOTS ARE COMING!

Picture from: http://brookfieldinstitute.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Automation02-BlogImage-916×611.png THE ROBOTS ARE COMING! by: Koh Jia Rong   With the advent of technologies like automated factories, developing countries in the South East Asia region that rely on labour intensive manufacturing are facing the threat of losing a key component of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Development begins with industrialisation, with basic…

O, Heartless Tin-man, Wilt Thou Beest Mine Shining Knight?

O, Heartless Tin-man, Wilt Thou Beest Mine Shining Knight?

O, Heartless Tin-man, Wilt Thou Beest Mine Shining Knight? by: David Chien Wai Yuen   The idea of industrial metal exhibiting human-like characteristics, or being able to perform man-like tasks is not a novel fascination. In L. Frank Baum’s 1900 acclaimed literature, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, chronicles the adventures of a young farm girl…

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