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Andrew Wan
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Islam and Terrorism (Book Review)
Islam
and Terrorism is a very disturbing book that provides
many insights into the motivations of Islamic terrorists, and how they are
firmly rooted in the radical interpretation of Islam. It has challenged much of
what I thought I knew, and provided me fre...
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3 Questions for the Hyperloop (MSx Fellows Future Forum)
Imagine a world where Bagdad and Chang’An are the two biggest container trading ports. Carbon emissions have dropped by half, and Amazon provides 2-day delivery worldwide. The Hyperloop is a brainchild of Elon Musk, but being executed by venture capitalist ...
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Review of SGHiTech Excellence Non-Camera Phone
  My search for a fast non-camera phone with minimal lag led me to SGHiTech, a new startup based in Singapore that launched its first phone, the Excellence, in Nov 2014. These are my first impressions after a week of use, with my main references for compari...
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Citibank: Ignoring Customers Since Who Knows When
Last week, I was privileged to attend a dinner talk with a senior Amazon executive, and one thing he touched on was how he learned a new relationship with the customer at Amazon. At Amazon, he explained, customer feedback (aka complaints) are treated as a g...
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Looking Back in Gratitude, And Forward with Faith: The Stanford MSx Experience
9 months ago, I joined 88 other MSx fellows entering the class of 2015. We have had the time of our lives, and now we are counting down the days to graduation; soon many people will be asking me how the program went. Friends, family, and prospective/future ...
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Best Board and Card Games for Kids (Age 2 to 6)
My backyard in Stanford opens into a closed courtyard with a beautiful playground. The kids aged 3 and 5 absolutely love it. So why don’t we just let them out to play all day? I enjoy playing games with my kids instead because it is my way of spending quali...
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Staid Singapore Supporting Sexting Startup
I was surprised to see GIC on the list of investors onSnapchat’s last funding round . Snapchat first became famous as a platform for
exchanging nude or otherwise suggestive images, known as “sexts”. Snapchat’s selling
point is ephemerality – the image messa...
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Amazing new features! Hopefully support for Asian languages will come soon!
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Why Patents Get Revoked (MINDEF vs Entrepreneur)
It's pretty shocking to hear about MINDEF picking on defenseless entrepreneurs. That's the type of headline that grabs attention, and I've been following the developments with interest from business school abroad, where I am currently learning about entrepr...
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The End of Power in Singapore
PM Lee made headlines recently by declaring that ""The next GE is going to be a deadly serious fight" and that "It will be about whether we continue to have a First World Government". He was wrong, according to the theory of  Moises Naim , Venezuelan politi...
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