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



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

The mystery of Hong Kong’s lack of AI manpower – Smart Cities World Forums



Artificial intelligence (Al) is regarded as a key to drive the world’s future development. Although Europe and the United States are dominated by private enterprises, while the Mainland China is led by national entities, the core of AI formation, in fact, is rested on available top-notch talent. The 2017 Global AI Talent White Paper released by the Tencent Research Institute in December last year stated that there are approximately 300,000 AI researchers and practitioners in the world, while the market demand for AI talent is in millions. In the first 10 months of 2017, the demand for AI talent was twice of that in 2016. The report suggests that the bottleneck is education – though there are 20,000 graduates from related disciplines each year, the number is far from adequate to meet the demand. 繼續閱讀

A smart path for Hong Kong – South China Morning Post



Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, in her upcoming policy address, should seek to unite the community and capture development opportunities. Her address should focus on four aspects of information technology, an increasingly important area for economic development. 繼續閱讀