The Fourth Industrial Revolution: It gets worse for women
The Fourth Industrial Revolution will have a disproportionately negative impact on the economic prospects of women, according to a new study by the World Economic Forum.
Are today’s youth Digital Da Vincis of the future?
Today’s digital natives may be empowered by technology, but they are disempowered in several ways too, writes Winnie Lee.
Creating a STEM tide in Singapore with 3D printing
STEM education in Singapore received a boost from 3D printing solutions company Stratasys Inc, which is partnering with Science Centre Singaporeto bring applied learning to schools.
Disruption imminent: Making the connection, Part 2
Companies need to make data a part of their long-term strategy now to avoid pitfalls and disruptions in the future.
Analytics and the real world: Making the connection, Part 1
Analytics creates new opportunities and new ways to look at the world, and really meaningful outcomes, says SAS Institute Australia’s chief analytics officer Evan Stubbs.
The next industrial revolution is going to hurt us bad
With increased robotics, there will be significantly less requirement for labour. The countries that are dependent on traditional manufacturing as a driver of the economy – like Malaysia – are going to be hurt badly, write Anwar Jumabhoy & Srikrishna Vadrevu.
APAC students want coding as a core subject in school: Microsoft study
Microsoft Corp has released the results from a new Asia Pacific study which revealed that the majority of students in the region recognise the value of coding in their education and the potential it creates for their future careers.
Gender gap still an issue in telco industry: GSMA study
Despite some advances in women’s representation and progression in the workplace, there is still significant work needed to bridge the gender gap in the telecommunications industry, according to a study by the GSM Association (GSMA).
STEM jobs on the rise, SEA to drive growth: Freelancer.com
Freelancer.com expects STEM-related projects to grow this year, and also tells Goh Thean Eu what employers should do to keep talented millennials – which make up about three-quarters of its user base – happy and loyal.
Cisco launches global IoT challenge for young women
Cisco said it is launching a worldwide Internet of Things World Forum (IoTWF) Young Women’s Innovation Grand Challenge in concert with a global network of companies in the IoT (Internet of Things) space, local organisations and non-profits dedicated to women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).