The Hong Kong International Computer Conference (HKICC), supported by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, is an annual flagship event organised by the Hong Kong Computer Society (HKCS) since 1978 and is among the most popular information and communications technology (ICT) conferences in the city.
As technological changes bring prospects for disruption, attention is turning to Hong Kong, a global centre of innovation. The HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) gathers exhibitors and buyers from every sector in the confident expectation of game-changing technologies.
Architectural models – complete with realistic looking trees, toy cars and tiny model pedestrians – are often used to promote large-scale building projects but have limited utility for building planning, as well as designing and executing upgrades of existing projects as the real-size replica is expensive and the precision requirement is hard to achieve..
Those who were already in work during the heady 1990s, when simply tagging “.com” to the end of a brand name brought sky-high valuations, will also remember the blowout in the 2000s when most of the “dotcoms” vapourised leaving just a few to soar.
Social commerce is a well-established concept – the term appeared nearly two decades ago – but this branch of e-commerce is continually evolving, leaving marketing and sales professionals navigating through a shifting maze.
ChatGPT, developed by OpenAI, an artificial intelligence (AI) research and development company, can quickly generate clear text content by learning and understanding reams of language data and can even actively write stories. As AI technology advances exponentially, it is inevitable that the industry will worry about whether traditional jobs will be replaced by AI in the near future.
Hong Kong showcased its innovation and technology (I&T) strengths at three fairs last week, including the first-ever InnoEX co-organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), held concurrently with the Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) and Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition).
Generative artificial intelligence has been much in the news and businesses continue to explore its potential and applications. Google Cloud strategy consultant Michael Yung – who has more than 30 years’ experience in the IT field, particularly in the Internet, e-commerce and travel technology sectors – believes generative AI and other AI technologies that can help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), especially B2B firms.
The first-ever InnoEX, jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), which is running in conjunction with the HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) and HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition).
Web 3.0, blockchain, the Metaverse and other nascent technologies are at the cutting edge of industrial development and naturally create a need for agile, skilled and dynamic software developers. The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area is a hotspot of industrial development, generating strong demand for expertise in these technologies.