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.
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.
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).
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 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).
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.
Dr Hari Narayanan to lead company's local operations in Penang Formerly R&D head in centre which delivered innovations for global customers
Cisco has announced a global commitment to educate and empower current and future generations of Internet of Things entrepreneurs, scientists and innovators through its Global STEM Alliance, with Malaysia and Spain as its first partners.
There is a shortage of scientists and engineers in many countries, but Professor Sir David Payne is confident the next generation of youth will rise up to meet that demand -- the bad news is that he doesn't believe a lightsabre can be built.
CREST chief executive officer Jaffri Ibrahim tells DNA founder Karamjit Singh about what has been done after one year in operations and the three key themes he is focused on.