[Interview] PSB Academy: Up-Skilling In A New Learning Economy

YoungUpstarts

Dr Liow: We had one recent graduate who decided to join forces with his dad to manage the family-owned backpackers chain in Yangon, Myanmar. Last November, the fourth edition of the JobsCentral Learning Training & Education Development (T.E.D)

[Singapore] Exploit Technologies To Collaborate With Asia News Network On Media Solutions

YoungUpstarts

Knorex developed iSnap, an augmented reality application that has been implemented across eight major regional newspapers: Thailand’s The Nation , Malaysia’s The Star , the Philippine Daily Inquirer , Indonesia’s Jakarta Post and Kompas , Myanmar’s Eleven , Singapore’s The Edge and Hong Kong’s China Daily. Sidestepping latency and stability issues caused by patchy mobile and Internet connections, MIMAS enables developers to create apps that can truly be used anytime, anywhere.

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Sasha Lubomirsky Has Held Design Leadership Roles at YouTube, Android, Airbnb and Medium. Damn! Here’s Five Questions With Her.

Hunter Walker

I was into the internet in a way that many of my friends weren’t pretty early on and I also loved psychology, so when I saw there was an overlap, I thought: maybe this is it, a way to combine two of my loves into an actual, real life job! Traveling is big for both of us—we just got back from Myanmar which was quite an adventure, and basically a break from the internet since it’s not that easily accessible there yet.

The Secret Sauce of a Successful Smart City

Austin Startup

Connecting to the Internet of Things, the smart stick guides the people who are blind safely by accessing information from traffic lights, cross walks, buses and construction and weather reports. Myanmar, which has an exceptionally high rate of infant mortality, is providing pregnant women with a free app from Council member Ooredoo that provides health alerts with care information and locations of medical services. Cartoon of a Smart City Project’s “Secret Sauce” for Success!