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“Everything can be done better, even something as mundane as cleaning,” said Elise Hong, who counts among her inventions, a cleaning system boosted with artificial intelligence (AI) for trains. The co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of cleaning solutions provider JCS-Echigo is always looking for new ways to improve the cleaning process to make it less …

The Singapore 100 Women in Tech (SG100WIT) 2021 list celebrates women who have made significant contributions to tech in Singapore. Join us to congratulate the six women from A*STAR who have made it to the SG100WIT list during this Year of Celebrating SG Women. Hear their stories and uncover how they have made a difference …

Microsoft and 13 companies across nine Asia Pacific countries today launched Code; Without Barriers to help close the gender gap in the region’s fast-growing cloud, artificial intelligence (AI) and digital technology sectors. The program provides a platform to enable female developers, coders, and other technical talent to contribute towards inclusive economic growth, encourage innovation and better reflect …

NTUC FairPrice (FairPrice) today announced the launch of the Food for Good Community Fridge @ Marine Terrace, in collaboration with Marine Terrace Breeze Residents’ Committee, Marine Parade. The initiative will conduct food distributions via community fridges to provide free food to residents in the area. To kick-start the initiative, FairPrice Foundation sponsored two brand new chillers …

“Be curious and open. Keep doing the things you are interested in, and slowly the dots will connect.” Sometimes changing the world does not happen overnight, but rather slowly in small minute shifts, one measurement at a time. Cui Shan’s work as Scientist III at the National Metrology Centre (NMC) is so niche that the ordinary eye …

  I realised that humans are the best source of inspiration for designing and building robotics and artificial intelligent systems. This brought me closer to the fields of psychology and cognitive science. The first-hand experience of using the 386 computer in 1991—that would strike today’s computer users as archaic—captivated Boon Kiat with its “vast, mind-opening …

About SG Women in Tech Singapore has one of the highest proportion of women in the tech workforce in Southeast Asia. Women currently make up 41% of the tech workforce in Singapore, surpassing the global average of 28%.[1] The Singapore government recognises the gender imbalance in the tech sector, and is committed to collaborate efforts with the industry …

The Singapore Management University (SMU) announced today that it has appointed Professor Bert De Reyck as the Dean of Lee Kong Chian School of Business (LKCSB).  He takes over the helm from Professor Gerry George who served as Dean from 2015 – 2021 and will assume the role for a five-year term.  Professor George has moved to Georgetown University and …

A self-proclaimed “mad scientist”, Puay Siew is naturally driven to seek new frontiers in science at the intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) and manufacturing. It is a critical junction where ideas come to life and impossible concepts become possible. “I am a dreamer. That’s what keeps me young and alive,” she shares. Puay Siew has …

Ketty Lie remembers her college graduation like it was yesterday. Her mother held her hand tightly as they walked across the lawn to the ceremony and told her how proud she was that Ketty had achieved the dream she never got to fulfill herself. That investment in education led Ketty to become an entrepreneur. Today, her …