Geographic information system enhances young people’s analytical capabilities – Harbour Times

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Geographic information system enhances young people’s analytical capabilities

 

Teenagers are often criticized for a lack of understanding of the social issues and the real world. But equipping them with advanced digital tools can help them become competent in analyzing urban problems and even initiating practical solutions.

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如何提升同學解難能力 – 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat

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如何提升同學解難能力

 

香港的「Esri青年學人大獎」今年來到第三屆,比賽供本地大學生以地理資訊系統(GlS)研究自選課題,冠軍除了可免費參加7月在美國舉行的Esri全球用戶大會,有機會與萬多個GIS專業人員交流外,今年新增的是冠亞軍得獎者也會獲得到市區重建局的實習機會,可以學以致用,非常難得。

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Banking in the mobile era – ejinsight

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Banking in the mobile era

 

Today, smartphones are indispensable. The generation Z born after the millennium has grown up with Google, Facebook, WhatsApp and Spotify at their fingertips. They use mobile phones for chatting, playing games, making friends, listening to music, and even finding jobs and life partners. Thus, it is natural for them to use the devices to manage their money as well.

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地理資訊系統提升STEM教育 – 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat

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地理資訊系統提升STEM教育

 

三年前,香港教育城和我擔任主席的Esri中國(香港)共同合作,把專業的地理資訊系統(GlS)軟件,免費提供給全港中小學生使用,希望促進年輕人解決難題的能力,至今已有近200間學校及逾千名師生接受過相關培訓。這個軟件協助同學利用空間數據連結電子地圖,問題因由便會層次分明地呈現,令解決方案油然而生,這在今年東華三院中學聯校「地理資訊系統(GIS)」卓越應用比賽2018/19中尤其突出。

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Hong Kong’s financial technology is getting traction – ejinsight

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Hong Kong’s financial technology is getting traction

 

Innovative technology continues to transform traditional industries.

 

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has launched a series of initiatives to bolster the city’s status as an international financial center. At the end of last year, it started issuing virtual banking licenses.

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Enhanced intelligent road network critical for smart mobility – ejinsight

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Enhanced intelligent road network critical for smart mobility

 

Hong Kong aims to establish a one-stop data supermarket or common spatial data infrastructure (CSDI) by 2022 to facilitate sharing of geospatial data among government departments and enterprises. The Legislative Council Panel on Development discussed the “Development of Common Spatial Data Infrastructure and 3D Digital Map" earlier. In the discussion paper, the Development Bureau proposed to set up a new spatial data office to undertake the work of web portal launch. Some questions about the functions of the office will need to be addressed.

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“Look ahead, start small, land quick" for smart city development – Harbour Times

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“Look ahead, start small, land quick" for smart city development

 

The three-day Fifth China Smart City International Expo 2019 held recently gathered more than 1,000 experts from the governments, enterprises, and industry experts from China and overseas. Hong Kong’s Smart City Consortium, was invited to join the event.

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