"Are we able to do better now? In the era of big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence, some say we are better equipped to predict what’s coming in the future. But I do believe that more data doesn’t always equal better predictions."
"Which is why, 200 years after Bastiat wrote his treatise on foresight, it appears only a limited number of “fortunate” individuals still do the hard work of thinking, in order to foresee what others can’t.”
"The world produces approximately 50 million tons of electronic waste (e-waste) each year. Half of which come from personal consumer electronics, such as smartphones and laptops. If buried in the landfills, e-waste could contaminate water and earth with a hazard lasting thousands of years."
"New technologies and business models don’t just create opportunities, they also create perils. Apparently, our businesses are exposed to the turbulent trends that disruptive 4th industrial revolution technologies can unleash."
"As consumers look to obtain products more quickly and at an increased level of personalisation, the time between when the “right” formulation of a food product is identified and when that product is in the consumer hands needs be shorten drastically."
"The Malaysian education system needs to reconceptualise affirmative actions to center around enabling a system that will inculcate lifelong education, which encourages selfdirected but supported learning"
"The concept, which originated in the Netherlands in 2011, is now in 29 countries, including Brazil, Ghana and Singapore. (In KL and Petaling Jaya, an independent, small-scale initiative exists, known as KakiRepair by KakiDIY.)"