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    Moving towards digital government

    News, Sutapa Amornvivat, Published on 19/09/2018

    » I recently joined a panel discussion at the Ministry of Commerce's forum on technology development and connectivity in the CLMVT (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand) region. Talking about this topic often brings us to physical connectivity like road and rail; while we overlook another important aspect of connectivity especially in this era -- the flow of information or data across countries. This type of connectivity forms a crucial part in supporting sustainable development and shared prosperity.


    Thai healthcare in the digital age

    News, Sutapa Amornvivat, Published on 15/08/2018

    » A few weeks ago, I participated in a workshop to rethink the master plan for the Thailand Centre of Excellence in Life Sciences (TCELS), the committee of which I serve as a director. This reaffirmed my belief in Thailand's potential within the medical sciences and healthcare industry. As a country, we are already renowned as a medical service hub of Asia. With recent advancements in technology, we can further build on the strong foundations especially in the area of research and development (R&D).


    Putting the 'AI' in Thai agriculture

    News, Sutapa Amornvivat, Published on 18/07/2018

    » Last month at the SingularityU Summit, I was exposed to some of the latest and most exciting technologies across various sectors. Of particular interest to me were the technological developments within the agricultural sector -- an industry so vital for Thailand.


    Educated by Artificial Intelligence

    News, Sutapa Amornvivat, Published on 27/06/2018

    » Last week, at the SingularityU Summit in Bangkok -- a two-day event that comprised a series of talks by visionary technologists inspired an audience who were mostly business leaders and key policymakers, I was honoured to join Dr Vivienne Ming of Socos Labs and Dr John Jiang of CP on stage to discuss Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its impact on Southeast Asia.


    Seismic shift reshaping data landscape

    News, Sutapa Amornvivat, Published on 16/05/2018

    » Over a month has passed since the Facebook scandal which has sent shockwaves across the tech industry and around the globe. Facebook came under fire following an incident involving its user data exploited by Cambridge Analytica, a UK-based analytics company that was contracted in US President Donald Trump's election campaign.


    Is it possible to be too data driven?

    News, Sutapa Amornvivat, Published on 21/02/2018

    » Today, the most successful tech giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon make business decisions informed by the wealth of data that they possess. Being "data-driven'' has become the new imperative for companies striving to become competitive in the modern landscape.


    Rising above the shadow of machines

    News, Sutapa Amornvivat, Published on 17/01/2018

    » The Thai National Children's Day has recently passed -- a special day which not only celebrates, but also reaffirms the importance of the young generation as the future. While it is clear that the children of today will eventually grow to be the leaders of tomorrow, it is much less clear what exactly that future will look like. In the spirit of Children's Day, I want to discuss how we can best prepare the future generations for an increasingly technologically-driven world.


    China's rise as a global tech leader

    News, Sutapa Amornvivat, Published on 15/11/2017

    » All eyes are on China as it emerges as a new global leader in technology. Startups are sprouting up in Shanghai and Shenzhen with most successful ones going public at staggering IPO prices.


    Minimum wage hike's unintended outcome

    News, Sutapa Amornvivat, Published on 20/09/2017

    » A few weeks ago, a coalition of labour unions demanded more than a doubling of Thailand's minimum wage from 300 baht a day now to 700 by 2018. The proposed number aims to meet living costs, high enough to support two family members, assuming an inflation rate of 3% a year.


    Sexiest job of this century still needs a good team

    News, Sutapa Amornvivat, Published on 23/08/2017

    » From waking up to LINE messages, asking Google Maps for the fastest route to work, to consulting a calorie-counting app on whether we deserve a sumptuous dessert at dinner, we leave massive digital footprints with everything we do, eat, buy or even desire.

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