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Headquartered in the Netherlands, WeTransfer is a well-known company offering file transfer services. As many as a billion files are reportedly transferred among 195 countries or regions via their platform. This June, the company announced its status as a certified B Corp...
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Let’s talk about anthropology and multiculturalism this month. Our feature scholar-social innovator Prof Maria Tam revealed that an urge to “understand the enormous transformations panning out China” in the 1980s partly contributed to her career as an anthropologist today. Maybe the grand national policy passed this May would inspire another generation of social scientists to come...
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Rampant for already half a year, Covid-19 has catalysed all sorts of new normal. Hongkongers put on masks as if it's always been a part of their everyday attire. Twitter, Facebook and 9GAG announced WFH arrangements for (all or part of their) employees. As for New Zealand, which anti-epidemic efforts received international recognition, the prime minister encouraged employers to implement a four-day working week, boosting the well-being of employees while stimulating local consumption and travel...
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Words may divide, but can also empower; the weak in particular. Prof Gladys Tang is committed to restoring the status of sign language – mother tongue of the Deaf. On the other hand, Luis von Ahn from Guatemala believes that learning foreign languages helps lift one out of poverty. He’s been offering a learning solution – free-of-charge – to 300 million to date. Are you one of them?
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Kelvin, currently Associate Professor of the Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, began his academic pursuit neither as a doctor nor an engineer – but a data scientist. As he researched in medical big data (including predicting and managing the risks of several chronic diseases), however, he established steadfast working relations with the two professions. The experience familiarised him with the thinking and working patterns of both sides, as well as their “blind spots”...