Education: How to prepare young people for the future – ejinsight

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According to the World Talent Report published by Switzerland-based IMD in November last year, Hong Kong lost the first place in Asia, getting beaten by Singapore. With the report stirring much public discussion, I wish to make two observations: 繼續閱讀

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API經濟 新時代管治模式 – 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat

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政府在1月初公布開放數據的措施,提到數據集將會以「機讀格式發放」,以「提升數據的可用性」。有朋友問到「機讀格式」是什麼意思、有什麼重要性。 繼續閱讀

三招發揮開放數據價值 – 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat

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去年底的「香港經濟峰會2019」中,特首一再承諾會提供開放數據清單,果然政府在1月初便宣布於「資料一線通」網站(data.gov.hk)向公眾開放650多個新數據集。雖然有人詬病不少大眾關注的資訊仍欠奉,例如運動場地租賃、可供釣魚的水塘位置和牌照等,但這肯定是個好開始。 繼續閱讀

Practical ways to develop HK into a world-class smart city – China Daily

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As early as 2016, the Smart City Consortium (SCC) that I founded has submitted an advisory paper to the government, pointing out that one of the requirements for a smart city was that all information of the government and authorities be available in “digital by default". It enhances governance transparency and respects the public’s right to know. In early January, the SAR Government announced more than 650 new datasets will be released this year via the Public Sector Information Portal (data.gov.hk) for free viewing and use by the public. The move comes after more than 80 government bureaus and departments published their first annual open data plans last year. Such a move fulfills the commitment made by the chief executive in her Policy Address last year. It can also be seen as an important step toward “digital by default". 繼續閱讀

各行人手短缺 新科技成出路 – 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat

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經濟和科技大抵從沒有像今天這樣密不可分,剛過去的12月,我分別出席了2018年壓軸的兩個重量級峰會,一個論經濟大勢,一個談科技前景。前者是《信報》和新城電台主辦的「香港經濟峰會2019」,主題是今天大熱的「新經濟」和「大灣區」;另一個是香港應科院的「2018應科院科創峰會」,探討如何以人工智能(Al)打造智慧城市。 繼續閱讀