COMMENTARY

THE reason it was even conceivable for Dyson to make an electric car may also have been why its project was doomed to fail: They are simply too easy to make.

THE BROAD VIEW

WHENEVER great changes promise (or threaten) to overtake a society, there is usually some resistance. But there is also a strong sense that if the change seems inevitable, the sensible thing to do...

FLYING sharks, waterfalls in the lobby, in-house top chefs and dogs in the workplace - these are just a few tangible examples of "experience design" that are re-imagining organisations beyond the...

THE BOTTOM LINE

THE United States Business Roundtable, an organisation of CEOs of large US companies, recently issued a statement that caused quite a stir in some circles. Rather than focusing primarily or...

EDITORIAL

The tech and startup ecosystem needs a sanity check. The fall from grace of WeWork's parent company is unlikely to catalyse a full reckoning in that market, but it does bring it a step closer...

IN A headline-hogging speech at the United Nations last month, 16-year-old environmental activist Greta Thunberg berated politicians and business people for doing too little to arrest climate...

THE first photographs of our planet from the moon made it look as finite and delicate as a glass ball. The images are credited in some quarters for the battery of environmental laws that passed...

THE environment and climate change are topics that have been high on the public agenda in recent weeks. Around the world, we have seen millions of young people take to the streets demanding bold...

OPINION

SWIMMING against the rising tide is an uphill battle. Around the world, nations are in a race against time as the accelerated melting of ice sheets forebode prolonged droughts, new diseases and...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

WHEN it comes to keeping telco subscribers loyal, offering them lifestyle perks has become all too common. Not that they are unwelcomed; I enjoy getting a free movie ticket now and then, as much...