Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Insects: The Future of Food?

Insects have been known to be more nutritious than any livestock that is being produced and consumed. In addition, insects are much more efficient to be produced and consume less resources. Besides, they are consumed in various countries in Southeast Asia. If so, why is it that it is not widely consumed?

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Funan Anime Matsuri 2014

Funan Anime Matsuri (祭り matsuri means festival) is one of the annual Japanese Pop culture events organized by Anime Festival Asia (AFA). This time, it features guest cosplayers from Taiwan, Malaysia, China, South Korea and Japan. It features the usual things such as the Maid n Butler Cafe, a Creator's Hub for local artists, an area for merchandises such as figurines and titbits from Japan and an area for card games.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Sound at Work

Presented at TEDxCannes around the theme of "Happiness and Business", an interesting talk by Julian Treasure regarding sound at work and how it affects the people within the workspace. Design is heavily biased towards appearances but not much towards what we hear. He used various sounds during his talk to demonstrate the effect that we usually just brush off, suppress, ignore or get as far away possible from the sound that we do not like.

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Women/Females are Stripey!

No, I am not being sexist here. This is a fact. This short video by Veritasium explains it.

Monday, June 02, 2014

Alan Lim on Street & Travel Photography

This is a follow up to the previous post on copyright but nothing to do with copyright. Alan Lim is one of Singapore's well known photographers especially for his work in street and travel photography. He is also the founder of the School of Photography Singapore and Eleven Photography. Check out his works here.
Alan Lim