Why South Korea is so successful in innovative technology – ejinsight

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Last October, I was invited to visit South Korea to see how it was able to achieve its ranking as one of the top three innovative countries in the world and in the Asia-Pacific region by Bloomberg and the World Intellectual Property Organization respectively.

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未來思維下的嶄新工種 – 信報財經新聞

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瑞士洛桑的國際管理發展學院(IMD)在2018年11月發表的《世界人才報告》,香港錯失亞洲第一,引發廣泛議論。 繼續閱讀

聚焦「未來就緒」 – 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat

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2018年用「驛馬星動」來形容最合適不過。今年除繼續在港大任教碩士班外,我差不多每月也應邀到外國交流或在港參加大型會議,在台上與不同的受眾講課或討論,從青年領袖、女性精英、企業高管、專業人士到公務員團隊等。 繼續閱讀

Focus on future-readiness – ejinsight

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2018 marked a very hectic year for me. In addition to teaching at the University of Hong Kong, I was invited to attend large international conferences locally and overseas every month. I also gave lectures or discussed various issues on stage with different audiences, ranging from young leaders, female elites, corporate executives, professionals and civil servants. 繼續閱讀

HK’s CE Smart City Dashboard: 3 levels to win the game – Harbour Times

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Recently, Convener of the Executive Council Bernard Charnwut Chan reviewed the city management performance during Typhoon Mangkhut in a local newspaper. He recalled that “the Observatory, the police, other government departments and transportation operators have all released news updates, but we do not have a one-stop platform for people to check the status of bus, MTR, road conditions and public facilities". Therefore, he believes that “it may be a good time to study how the government can collect and use real-time updates on traffic and other service disruptions." 繼續閱讀

港成創科中心指日可待 – 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat

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近年人工智能(AI)的發展在不同範疇都惹人注目,全球競相爭奪相關人才,可是香港對科研投資遠少於近鄰,也鮮有把科研成果商業化,令本地AI人才嚴重不足,因此我過去多番敦促政府要急起直追。而香港大學最近連環出擊,更成為學術界的亮點。港大工程學院於11月底和12月初先後宣布,分別與內地清華大學及美國哈佛大學合作培育人才和進行尖端研究。 繼續閱讀

Making SAR a ‘future ready’ smart city requires govt, firms and people to work together – China Daily

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The World Economic Forum (WEF) has repeatedly reminded us that the Fourth Industrial Revolution driven by artificial intelligence and big data will bring tremendous changes to the world. To survive this chaotic transition, individuals, governments and enterprises must plan ahead and work together. 繼續閱讀

你未來就緒嗎 – 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat

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世界經濟論壇(WEF)多次提醒,以人工智能、 大數據等帶動的「第四次工業革命」,會令世界經歷翻天覆地的變革。要安然渡過這個混亂的過渡期,必須未雨綢繆,從個人、政府到企業也要通力合作。今年的《全球競爭力報告》指出,新加坡政府是最「未來就緒」(future ready)的國家。 繼續閱讀

港建三層數據平台 為未來做準備 – 香港經濟日報

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早前行政會議召集人陳智思在《經濟日報》(1013日的「『山竹』揭制度不足 抱怨不如促改善」)檢討颱風山竹的應變,「天文台、警方、其他部門和交通營運商都發放消息,我們卻沒有一站式平台讓人們查詢巴士、火車是否行駛、哪條道路受阻或被封、公共設施是否開放等」,他認為現在「可能是個好時機以研究政府如何收集和使用有關交通和其他服務中斷的實時資訊」。對此我非常認同。 繼續閱讀

Improving real-time response during major events via technology – ejinsight

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Autumn in Hong Kong is a season for many outdoor activities. Oxfam Trailwalker, a popular local event that started in mid-November, is large-scale fundraising sporting fixture whose history goes back 37 years. Teams made up of four people have to cross the MacLehose Trail of 100 km within 48 hours, it is a test of human physical endurance and teamwork. Last year, there were more than 4,000 participants. Counting volunteer workers and interested onlookers, it is not surprising to see around a 100,000 people on the hills during such days. 繼續閱讀