Today, smart phones have practically evolved to act as an extension of ourselves – they’re a place to connect, discover and inspire. But Singapore has a growing elderly population who don’t have access to this technology due to a lack of know-how or financial reasons. Continue reading
A Traditional Story Now Made Interactive By Google Chrome.
I had always wanted to tell the classical story of Journey to the West online. So when Google came to us with a brief to launch the Chrome browser in Asia, we jumped on the opportunity to retell the adventures of the Monkey God via a Chrome Experiment: Continue reading
Thought I’d start a blog. Never had one before. I’m kinda tired of being at multiple parties at the same time – Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, Path, Foursquare etc – too ubiquitous for my Cancerian personality. I still love Twitter though.
Not sure what this blog would manifest into. But if you are here, I’d share work, rants, food pictures of everything swine, zombie apocalypse predictions, my top ten lists and maybe my shopping list.
Hello world, I’m home…
Singtel launched mioTV GO so that their cable tv subscribers could watch movies on the go. Whilst Singapore’s smartphone penetration is the highest in Asia at a whopping 87%, we were not accustomed to actually watching movies on our phones (Source: Nielsen, not made up:). Continue reading
Singapore is a first-world country built by a large migrant workforce. Far from home and family, these construction workers spend their lives here isolated from society. Their contributions have always been unacknowledged and unappreciated. They are Singapore’s invisible people. Continue reading
For Life’s Unexpected Plot Twists.
Singapore is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its independence in 2015. To commemorate this major milestone in our nation’s history, Singaporeans will not only have a say in how the nation celebrates its Golden Jubilee, they will also be invited to plan and organise activities. Continue reading
This year, the 15th day of Chinese New Year (the Chinese equivalent of Valentine’s Day) happens to fall on 14 February. Watch what a little boy gets up to when he finds out about this lovely coincidence.
Director: Bertrand Lee
Production: Shooting Gallery
This is it, folks. These are my Best Films of 2013.
1. Byzantium (dir. Neil Jordan, Ireland/UK)
2. Drug War (dir. Johnnie To, China/Hong Kong)
3. Gravity (dir. Alfonso Cuaron, USA/Mexico/UK) Continue reading
I caught the documentary “Google and the World Brain” recently at the Design Film Festival. It’s a story of Google’s most ambitious project ever: the master plan to scan every book in the world and the people who tried to stop them. Seems like H.G. Wells’ 1938 “World Brain” prophecy is coming true. And that’s a scary thought.