Improvements in computer power and storage, exemplified by the cloud, turn the entertainment watcher into a participant.
11 September 2020
For most of history, entertainment comprised conversations as much as performances. Whether storytellers, bards or street acrobats, performers were up close and personal with their audiences and could react instantly to switches in mood. More
Flying-dove earrings demonstrate a creative take on this year’s competition theme.
14 August 2020
Widely recognised as a global symbol of freedom and peace, doves have taken flight on to centre stage in the 21st Hong Kong Jewellery Design Competition as a pair of earrings showing the birds escaping took top honours in the contest. More
A Hong Kong studio uses art-therapy sessions to boost mental health and well-being.
07 August 2020
A masters degree in art psychotherapy and a firm belief in the power of creativity to heal inspired artist and entrepreneur Gigi Leung to set up an art therapy studio, Not a Gallery, in Fortress Hill on the north shore of Hong Kong Island. More
A host of sectors in Hong Kong are set to leap ahead by unleashing the power of AI on these freshly launched networks.
31 July 2020
Communications technology reached a historic milestone at the beginning of April this year as Hong Kong's fifth-generation mobile (5G) network was officially fully connected, linking all major communication equipment. More
An electronics fair in London held on the eve of the COVID-19 shutdown featured many technologies that became boons during lockdown.
17 July 2020
Little knowing just how imminently contactless‑payment facilities and anything that digitally facilitated distance-working would be mandatorily in vogue, this year’s United Kingdom Wearable Technology Show took place in those long-ago phony war months, a time when it was blithely assumed some distant Asian ailment would never have the temerity to extend its tentacles to Europe. How little we knew. More
A start-up sees growing demand for a cannabis extract that is getting a shot in the arm from COVID-19.
17 July 2020
From beauty balms to beverages, cannabidiol (CBD) products have surged in popularity after the natural product was legalised in Hong Kong in November 2018, with many extolling its health benefits. More