From films written and directed by ChatGPT to Kindle authors writing books with artificial intelligence (AI), we are seeing more and more reportage on AI writing tools these days. While writing with an AI may seem harmless and possibly helps improve work efficiency, the use of these tools in the sphere of academic writing has generated serious concern. Teachers are worried that the use of AI writing tools is equivalent to plagiarism or cheating.
Further to the introduction of the proposed Hong Kong’s new Foreign-Source Income Exemption (FSIE) regime as discussed in our article A Challenge to Hong Kong’s Long-Established Offshore Tax System in October 2022, the relevant legislation has been enacted and became effective on January 1, 2023.
For Hong Kong to elevate its status as a world-leading innovation hub, it needs to continue to evolve as a smart and sustainable city. The reason is simple: Smart city initiatives can serve as a catalyst for start-up-led innovation, particularly from the city’s already well-developed fintech sector.
On January 19, 2023, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced her resignation in a surprise move, citing that she just “no longer had enough in the tank” to carry on. This news followed a slew of gender-related headlines—expectedly. Media houses seemed to enjoy their “I told you so” moment, with the BBC posting an archaic and sexist headline: “Jacinda Ardern resigns: Can women really have it all?”
Revolutionize the way you live with smart home devices! The smart home industry is booming and for good reason. With the advancements in technology, there are now numerous gadgets and devices available to make your home not only smarter and more convenient but also safer and more energy-efficient.
If you are attuned to the fashion world, you would have heard that Balenciaga has been canceled. This was a result of the problematic advertisements they released in November 2022. These ads featured imagery related to child sexual abuse, showed BDSM motifs in ads featuring children and a whole lot more.
The layoff spree at tech giants is bleeding into a new year. It has been just three weeks since we entered 2023, yet the media is buzzing with disturbing numbers about people being laid off by tech companies: At least 104 tech companies let go more than 26,000 employees. This means, more than 1,600 tech employees were dismissed per day in the past couple of weeks. Let’s take a look at the top tech companies that are laying off aggressively.
Do you find yourself struggling to maintain a positive and productive attitude at work? Are you becoming increasingly irritable or disengaged from constantly feeling overwhelmed and stressed? If so, you’re not alone. Many people experience this state of mind, and some turn on their “goblin mode” to cope with it. The term “goblin mode” gained popularity in February 2022
Those who care about the environment have progressively shifted to electric cars. In December 2022, electric car sales reached 11% of the car market worldwide. These cars not only have significantly fewer carbon emissions but are also cheaper to maintain. Some countries, such as New Zealand, the U.K.
Technological developments are driven by the human need to make life easier and complete tasks faster and more efficiently. The drastic growth of technology in recent years has paved the way for artificial intelligence (AI) to become an integral part of almost every industry—from education and lifestyle to music and sports. It is everywhere. And by the looks of it, it is here to stay.
It’s no wonder why Jumpstart Media named “metaverse” one of the top emerging trends and technologies to look forward to in 2023. With an expected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 39.4% from 2022 to 2030, Grand View Research forecasts that the global metaverse market is set to expand exponentially. From fashion shows, gaming, luxury products, sports and travel to art, many industries are tapping into the metaverse’s potential.
The technology industry has been a driving force in shaping the global economy for decades and the initial public offerings (IPOs) of technology companies are often highly-anticipated events. In 2022, the tech IPO market saw a slowdown compared to the previous year, 2021.
The rise of AI chatbots has revolutionized how we interact with technology. A chatbot is a software or a computer program that users can chat with as if they were interacting with a real person. It can process both written and spoken inputs and respond accordingly by using a combination of AI, automated rules, natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning (ML).
Are you looking for the smartest and most advanced smartwatch for 2023? With so many new technologies emerging, it can take time to keep up. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the top smartwatches coming out in 2023 to help you pick one that best suits you! From screen-less design and gemstone face to NASA research, these watches will be packed with the latest technology.
Answering nature’s call shouldn’t be so hard! Here are some trends we might see become commonplace in the public restrooms of the future. Clean public
Almost every one of us has a subscription to a streaming service today. We listen to music on platforms such as Spotify, watch films on Netflix and read books on a Kindle. But the subscription economy goes far beyond these services. Today, you can subscribe to literally anything, such as smoothies, food boxes and even underwear. There are even subscriptions to services that really need to be a one-time purchase, such as headphones and car features.