What happens in space matters here on Earth, in more tangible ways than most people likely realize. Experiments conducted on board the International Space Station (ISS)provide life-enhancing, and even life-saving, data for people back on the Pale Blue Dot.
As anyone who has endured financial hardship knows, long-term thinking during such periods feels all but impossible. Researchers have found that stress caused by a lack of financial stability inhibits long-term thinking abilities. Even when you know what the right choice is, you may not have the energy or willpower to act on it.
Although Singapore’s spacetech scene is young, Dr. Bidushi Bhattacharya sees it as ripe with potential. Her company, Bhattacharya Space Enterprises (BSE), is advancing that potential through educational initiatives and support for astropreneurs–entrepreneurs with an eye on the sky.
Startups across South and Southeast Asia are exploring the ways in which artificial intelligence (AI) can help people make better decisions, secure themselves against financial risk, learn more effectively, and obtain more accurate disease diagnoses. Here are four up-and-coming AI companies in Asia to watch.
At first, it struck me as ironic that a quest for increased material wealth would be the thing to stoke my spiritual fires, as growing up I had always perceived the two pursuits to be mutually exclusive. But after speaking to professionals that specialize in that juxtaposition, I’m learning there are ways to meld faith and fortune.
A day after police in Iowa captured a man they say killed two officers in a pair of brazen ambushes, authorities said they still didn’t know the motive for the “cowardly” attacks, and residents grappled with their anguish.
Officer Justin Martin and Sgt. Anthony Beminio were each sitting alone in their separate police cars when they were shot and killed early Wednesday morning, in what the Des Moines Police Department characterized as separate “ambush-style” attacks.
Tech ecosystems are growing across Southeast Asia, in Indonesia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The region offers interesting opportunities in a number of fields, and thriving tech industries could provide a boon to developing economies. But it’s not a guarantee.
A growing number of people are opting for location-independent lifestyles as so-called “digital nomads,” those who work remotely while traveling. Exactly how many fall into this category is difficult to quantify, but with the Digital Nomads Around the World Facebook group at almost 37,000 members and the Webworktravel – Digital Nomad Network page at more than 21,000 members, there is clearly an interest in working while you see the world.