世上最強的植物 – am730

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近年來,香港政府積極綠化巿區,不但社區內多種植花草樹木,更倡議「推動綠色建築」,鼓勵屋頂綠化和垂直綠化。要增添綠色元素,為生活環境加入生命氣息,我們當然可以在家中或公司種植盆栽,但都市人生活繁忙,連自己的三餐也未必照顧妥善,更遑論植物了!「又要馬兒好,又要馬兒少吃草」,既想綠化又省功夫,可以考慮空氣草(Air Plant)。 繼續閱讀

The language of progress – South China Morning Post

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Parents are extraordinarily anxious today. The media keeps talking about how some occupations will become obsolete and jobs will be lost. Professor Richard Susskind, a futurist, IT expert and lawyer, co-authored The Future of the Professions with his economist son. They suggested that technology such as telepresence and artificial intelligence could make expert advice so easily available that many of the currently highly respected professions, like doctor, teacher, accountant and even pastor, could gradually be replaced by machines. 繼續閱讀

展望預算案創科內容 – 信報財經新聞,StartUpBeat

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財政司司長陳茂波即將宣讀2017至2018年度《財政預算案》,據多家會計師行估計,上年度財政盈餘將高達700億至800億元,遠高於原先預計;因此它們都呼籲政府善用盈餘來發展經濟、改善民生,尤其集中培育初創企業,推動創新及科技發展。 繼續閱讀

別讓編程輸在起跑線 – 信報財經新聞,StartUpBeat

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今時今日做家長真的格外焦慮。不是嗎?傳媒天天在?消失的職業、10年內被淘汰的工種。著名的未來學家、英格蘭及威爾斯首席大法官IT顧問Richard Susskind教授,與經濟學家兒子合著的《未來的職業》一書中,提出透過科技,如「網真」(Telepresence)(即以高解像視像會議,跟身處遠方的人士溝通,感覺只有咫尺之遙)、人工智能(AI)等技術,可為我們提供專家級的意見,因而令今天許多備受尊崇的專業,包括醫生、教師、會計師、建築師、律師,甚至牧師等都會逐漸由機器取代。 繼續閱讀

Exert the power of crowdfunding – Harbour Times

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When I heard that Mr John Tsang Chun-wah, former Financial Secretary, had announced a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for his Chief Executive election, I applauded his high-profile action. Whether you support this candidate or not, his action will certainly raise awareness of the emerging fund-raising activities in Hong Kong. 繼續閱讀