What Hong Kong can learn from Korea on innovation

What Hong Kong can learn from Korea on innovation

Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong   “Starting pay ₩50 million. Monday start work at 1pm. 3 free…

Hong Kong’s uphill climb to a cashless society

Hong Kong’s uphill climb to a cashless society

   Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong Hong Kong may be on the verge of following other countries…

Hong Kong needs a COP: A central information platform for disaster relief

Hong Kong needs a COP: A central information platform for disaster relief

  After Typhoon Mangkhut, some Hong Kong people experienced an unexpected nightmare in travelling to work. The government came under heavy fire through the media….

How public-private-government partnership heats up the innotech startup atmosphere

How public-private-government partnership heats up the innotech startup atmosphere

Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong Hong Kong can successfully attract entrepreneurs from overseas, and has an excellent…

Eliminating plastic waste

Eliminating plastic waste

In early June, a dead pilot whale in southern Thailand was found packed with 80 plastic bags inside its body. This sad news once again…

Singapore and UK examples show how open data accelerates innovation

Singapore and UK examples show how open data accelerates innovation

Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong In June this year, Singapore and the United Kingdom took a strategic…

Social diversity can enhance Hong Kong’s innovative capability

Social diversity can enhance Hong Kong’s innovative capability

Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong Acquiring innovation and technology talents from overseas has proven to be a…

Smart lampposts should be equipped with accurate spatial data

Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong We are gradually approaching the fifth generation (5G) mobile phone era,according to…

Hong Kong needs cooperation with China to become a talent hub

Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong  A commentary in a local newspaper by retired People’s Bank of China (PBOC) governor Zhou Xiaochuan suggests Hong…

Policy and determination are essential for information sharing platform

At a luncheon hosted by the Smart City Consortium, the Chief Executive, Mrs. Carrie Lam, talked about the latest smart city developments in Hong Kong….