Hong Kong needs to get smart on smart cities in ASEAN

Hong Kong needs to get smart on smart cities in ASEAN

Hong Kong will lag behind on smart city development compared to the ASEAN countries if it doesn’t make connections with its neighbours and push further…

Maintaining a unicorn: how to not crash and burn your startup

Maintaining a unicorn: how to not crash and burn your startup

Having persevered through tough times to eventually succeed with her geographic information system (GIS) startup, Dr. Winnie Tang weighs in on the dos and don’ts…

Smart city strategy should be sustainable

Smart city strategy should be sustainable

Dr. Winnie Tang explains why Hong Kong should elevate its smart city strategies if it wants to compete on an international level.

Blockchain may be a solution for two problems of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Blockchain may be a solution for two problems of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Blockchain has the potential to solve the problems of ticket scalping and cybersecurity for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Photo: Tokyo Tower Special Lightup <Invitation…

Making a collaborative effort to shape our future

Making a collaborative effort to shape our future

In the final book of her innotech trilogy, Dr. Winnie Tang encourages Hongkongers to embrace technology and work together to build an advanced and liveable…

Local solution solves the global problem of marine plastic garbage

Local solution solves the global problem of marine plastic garbage

HK students create ClearBot, a device that may be a solution to cleaning the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Photo: Are You Future Ready? by Dr…

Environmental issues reach flashing red stage; coordinated action is needed now

Environmental issues reach flashing red stage; coordinated action is needed now

Collaboration between consumers, government, and industries is key to acting on climate change. Take krill, for example. Photo: Penguins taken by Hong Kong photographer Lina…

Saving lives, saving time through smart city tech

Saving lives, saving time through smart city tech

Whether it’s saving lives or saving you time, GIS has got you covered. Photo: Our Hong Kong champion Tommy Chan (third right at the back)…

Geographic information system enhances young people’s analytical capabilities

Geographic information system enhances young people’s analytical capabilities

Equipping teenagers with advanced digital tools can help them become competent in analyzing urban problems and even initiating practical solutions. Photo: Let’s meet the champion…

“Look ahead, start small, land quick” for smart city development

“Look ahead, start small, land quick” for smart city development

Dr. Winnie Tang Adjunct Professor, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Architecture, University of Hong Kong Founder, Smart City Consortium The…