Malaysia is a major furniture manufacturer but can Malaysians design furniture,too? They sure can, as Kedai Bikin has shown with its range of chic contemporary furniture, furnishings and fittings.
The last time I wrote about crowdfunding, I talked about how the creators of the Veronica Mars TV series used Kickstarter to fund a movie based on that character. The campaign was wildly successful, raising nearly three times its original goal. Helping artists raise money to do projects is the kind of thing Kickstarter is famous for. But it’s also used for raising seed capital for tech projects.
Five years ago, a team of researchers from Google announced a remarkable achievement in one of the world’s top scientific journals, Nature. Without needing the results of a single medical check-up, they were nevertheless able to track the spread of influenza across the US.
Educate to Innovate: Malaysia must continue to build a high performing education system for success beyond 2020
Although the 2012 PISA results showed Malaysia trailing at No. 39, it’s not all doom and gloom, especially with the ongoing reforms to create an education ecosystem to nurture high level thinking skills.