Smart city schooling
In the Liberal Studies Paper 2 of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE) this year, it excited me that out of the three questions, there was one about smart city development. Why? Being selected as an examination question means that “smart city" has become a topic of significance and great interest in Hong Kong.
YouTube’s viewership in the United States has increased by more than 15 percent during the recent coronavirus outbreak, according to the New York Times. As you can imagine, while most of us have been working or studying from home, there were quite a few people watching YouTube while attending video communication meetings.
Recently, a master’s degree student sent me an email seeking my advice on job hunting. She was not be able to find an ideal job in the past two months even with more than ten years of working experience in marketing and social media. Indeed, the COVID-19 outbreak has adversely affected Hong Kong’s economy, causing many people to worry about the future. However, while the old economy suffered major disruption, the new economy brought with it new opportunities.
The new secretary for innovation and technology, Alfred Sit Wing-hang, has proposed a “bridge of innovation and technology" that comprises three elements: collaboration, communication and an innovation talent pool. The last element no doubt represents the most critical and challenging task (“New faces Carrie Lam has enlisted to help Hong Kong tackle Covid-19 impact", April 22). 繼續閱讀