A physicist creates an AI algorithm that predicts natural events and may prove the simulation hypothesis.
If you want flexibility, transparency, and decent health policies, it seems like working in tech pays off.
Circle spoofing is an advanced form of GPS manipulation – but nobody knows exactly how, or why.
The only doubts are completely unreasonable. Where did the virus that causes COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, come from? Over the past few weeks, there’s been a tremendous push — largely among politicians but also […]
A study of 323 uprisings against repressive regimes yields stunning insights.
The history of women being elected to offices of supreme power is short. Here are 10 women who have made the most of that time.
To put it mildly, North Korea has had a complicated relationship with the world. In chronological order, here are five of North Korea’s most incredible plots.
It's the cheapest Michelin-Star dish in the world; a plate of soya sauce chicken from this Singaporean street hawker will set you back $1.80. But the secret recipe is for sale, and it's a little steeper.
China is is upsetting many of its people by forcibly exhuming the dead to clear space for development.
BEIJING – Rhodes Scholars, Fulbright Scholars, Humboldt Scholars… those are the BIG brand names on the scholarship firmament. Soon, the academic world will –hopefully- be talking about a new superlative: […]
When Pablo Picasso and other early modernists appropriated elements of so-called “primitive” African art for Cubist and proto-Cubist works such as 1907’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon they perpetrated a kind of […]
Review of Leta Hong Fincher’s Leftover Women – The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China, Zed Books, April 10, 2014 – 5/5 stars BEIJING – I remember I read a The […]
Horrible, horrible social injustices “I feel like a walking corpse.” BEIJING – Left picture: Gong Qifeng is traumatized and suffers from schizophrenia ever since the forced abortion of her second boy […]
Sex symbol. Lethal weapon. Superstar. Chuck Norris dominator. Whatever epic descriptions we use to remember Bruce Lee, it’s hard to imagine this legendary martial artist once struggled in his career. […]
I’ll be honest. I’d hoped to hold out a bit longer before falling back on this staple of any Asian culture column, but it was unavoidable in this case. The […]
The second annual Men’s Fashion Week, an SGD$8 million gathering of global designers and Asian pop stars, is currently underway in here in Singapore. I was very happy that one […]
A DIALOGUE BETWEEN JASON SILVA AND TECHNO-ECOLOGIC SCHOLAR RICHARD DOYLE Richard Doyle also goes by mobius, an indicator of just how important interconnections are to him – and how transformative, […]