Team Review: Love Him or Hate Him? – Elon Musk

When it comes to Elon Musk, Newton’s third law (see: here) doesn’t just stop at the measurable forces of rocket science, but encompasses the dichotomy of people’s attitude towards him; for all the love Musk gets, he’s getting an equal amount of hate.  Continue reading Team Review: Love Him or Hate Him? – Elon Musk

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Black Mirror Parallels: Is It Just Fantasy?

Black Mirror is an anthological TV series that fleshes out ⎯ in great realistic detail ⎯ the deep social repercussions of a technologically advanced society. It’s a show with movie-like episodes, each possessing wholly different stories while tackling specific social issues that are all too real. The hype around this spectacle of a show is not without reason; the charm and success of Black Mirror is special for it was crafted to be immune to the bog-standard remarks of critics such as: “it’s not that deep”, “it has no direction” or the biggest shark of the lot: “it’s a waste of time”. This Netflix original is relevant, timely and accurate to its audience (the upper-middle to upper class demographic). Continue reading Black Mirror Parallels: Is It Just Fantasy?

5 Innovations Students Wish they Had

We’d hate to be stereotypical gadget-addicted youths, but the purpose of technology is to make our lives easier – and as students, we’re all ‘bout that life. Take the library’s facial recognition system for instance: gone are the days of awkwardly fishing through our bag pockets while someone standing behind us grumbles under their breath. We appreciate that Sunway is attending to our needs. With that, we’ve put together a Christmas list  compilation of tools that would save us time and energy, so that we can devote them to endeavors that truly matter – such as lining up for 5 hours to get free Sunway Lagoon passes. Continue reading 5 Innovations Students Wish they Had

The Rise of AI by Clinton Wee Yuan

“ There are no strings on me”. Ultron was a superior artificial intelligence(AI) program hell bent on wiping out the human race. He struck fear into the hearts of millions as he created his own weapon of mass destruction. Although this plot is pure fiction, our fear of AI technology one day ruling over us lowly humans is not as without premise. For the past … Continue reading The Rise of AI by Clinton Wee Yuan

How Technology Changed the Dating Scene

It’s 2016. There’s no need for cliché openings – we all know how much technology has changed our lives. The truth is, there are a lot of people out there who can live without a partner for the rest of their lives, but only few who can survive an hour without their smartphones. So does technology help us build relationships, or does it replace human … Continue reading How Technology Changed the Dating Scene