Author: Dr Shawn Tan
Dr Shawn Tan shares his thoughts on some of the low hanging fruits the government can aim for in the recently revealed MyDigital initiative.
Security flaws exploit speculative execution on a microprocessor, to create side-channels that bypass security mechanisms used to protect data in the memory.
The IP chapter goes much further than pharmaceuticals and biologics, and some other issues may have been overlooked, writes Dr Shawn Tan.
By arbitrarily limiting upload speeds, TM is inadvertently hurting our national aspiration of becoming active content creators and turning us into a nation of passive consumers instead, writes Dr Shawn Tan.
The automotive industry has always played a leading role in setting standards for software reliability and safety, now it has the chance to lead the way in ethical software standards too – by adopting an open-source philosophy, writes Dr Shawn Tan.
No Malaysian would prefer to have a slower broadband package, if they had a choice – the problem with the situation in Malaysia is that most people lack that choice, writes Dr Shawn Tan.
On Malaysia's National Big Data Framework, amongst Dr Shawn Tan's concerns is that when all those government scholars return to serve, and the local graduates from shiny new programmes hit the market, there may not actually be any available big data to crunch.
It's a great idea to use MOOCs in our public universities, however, as with all early efforts, there is plenty of room for improvement, writes Dr Shawn Tan.
For each woman you find studying and working in engineering, you will find two other male classmates, seven other male engineering colleagues and 36 fellow male professional engineers at the end, writes Dr Shawn Tan.
DNA columnist Dr Shawn Tan shares findings from research he conducted on the effectiveness of techniques for detecting fake profiles on online dating sites.