Transforming Hong Kong into a City of Innovation

Transforming Hong Kong into a city of innovation Dr. Winnie Tang Adjunct Professor, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Architecture, University…

Hong Kong’s “hidden” competitive advantage: Open Geospatial Data

Dr. Winnie Tang, Adjunct Professor, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong The central government has…

The young shall save the old (if we train them!)

The young shall save the old (if we train them!)

Dr. Winnie Tang, Adjunct Professor, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong  The most talented workforce…

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

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

Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong   Recently, Convener of the Executive Council Bernard Charnwut Chan reviewed the…

South Korea’s Lantau Tomorrow Vision – a cautionary tale

South Korea’s Lantau Tomorrow Vision – a cautionary tale

Photo of Songdo taken by Dr Tang during her visit. Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong Previously, I…

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…