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The fifth wave of Covid-19 in Hong Kong has put most of us in stay-home mode for months. Instead of wishing for full resumption of working in office in person, the need for creating immersive virtual workspace for staff is in demand. The cover story of this issue of Cubic Zine, Prof Tan Lee, an expert in AI and speech technology, propounds that solutions brought by technologies needs to be balanced against its social benefits, and that the target audience will use them.
In this issue: #SpeechTechnologyResearch #UniversalSpeechTranslator #CaringAntiEpidemicMeasures #CantoneseSpeechRecognition #SpeechToText #Phonograph
What’s so special about corals in Hong Kong? They are simply tough! In Hong Kong, the water temperature can go down to 13°C in winter and up to 31°C in summer. It’s quite a feat to survive such temperature difference. Corals can adapt to environmental changes, but adaptation takes time. Climate change is just coming too fast. We want to explore if corals in Hong Kong are particularly resilient to temperature changes, and if so, what is the mechanism?”
As a hearing person without deaf friends or relatives, how did Felix start her academic research on the deaf and sign language in the first place ? This all began with her undergraduate studies.
On a breezy morning a few days after this interview at the end of January, Anthony and his crew strolled in the sleepy and sultry village of Shek O to film various cultural and historic spots with the assistance of local villagers.
Come co-create an age-friendly city! Initiated by KPF, CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing’s project Nutcrackers focuses on “Residence of Environment and Community”. The topic is “Elderly Health and Housing”.