Technology industry buzzwords like IoT, Smart Cities, PropTech, 5G and AI have the potential to deliver transformative change, so WHY DO THEY FAIL TO LIVE UP TO THE HYPE?
The TechBurst Asia podcast is a fresh dose of PRAGMATISM for an industry that relies on COMPLACENT OPTIMISM.
We’ll talk to global industry leaders to get their take on the latest buzzwords and tackle the important questions like...
- What is 5G and do we really need it?
- How has the pandemic impacted Smart Cities?
- What is holding back the adoption of emerging technology, including AI, Drones & Smart Buildings?
- Is Sustainability finally ready to take off?
- How is Asia's start-up ecosystem developing?
The TechBurst Asia podcast is your one-stop shop to keep up-to-date with Asia's technology ecosystem.
SMART CITIES 2020: Unblocking the MEGA-BLOCKERS
We bring together 3 panelists representing the supply, demand and design sides of the Smart Cities ecosystem to discuss what it will take for Smart Cities to move beyond the hype.
- Josh Sattler, A/CEO - General Manager Innovation, Growth and Development Services at City of Darwin in Australia
- Tim Kobe, Founder & CEO of the global strategic design firm Eight Inc.
- Zachary Wang, the Founder & CEO of Neuron Mobility, a leading rental e-scooter company and micro-mobility technology developer.
042: SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION: Reducing Emissions WITHOUT Increasing Costs w/ Ampd Energy's Brandon Ng
Delivering sustainable solutions and reducing carbon emissions have moved up the corporate agenda. But while many people like talking about it, few are ready to act.
One reason that people claim that holds them back is that sustainability solutions come with a green premium but that’s not always the case anymore.
Today we are joined by the CEO & Co-founder of Ampd Energy, Brandon Ng, whose company proves that you don't have to increase your costs to decrease your carbon emissions.
OpenRAN 2022: Can It Live Up To The HYPE? w/ Nokia's Terry McCabe
OpenRAN can transform the way mobile operators procure, deploy and manage their networks in the future - but the question is - will the tech ecosystem be an ENABLER or BLOCKER?
Emerging Trends Pt 3/3: CRYPTO, NFTs and What the Hell is going on in CHINA? w/ Analyse Asia's Bernard Leong
For this final episode in our 3 part series on Emerging Tech Trends, we’ll dig deep into what’s going on with Crypto, what are NFTs, why have they become so popular and how can they be used - and then we’ll close out by addressing the big one - what the hell is going on with China.
(note: this podcast was recorded prior to China’s recent announcement that declares all crypto-currency transactions illegal - amazing how fast things change!)
Emerging Trends Pt 2/3: DRONES, AI & DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION w/ Analyse Asia's Bernard Leong
In the first episode of this 3 part series, we did a role reversal, where I switched from being the host - to being the guest to share my views on the latest trends, opportunities and risks related to Smart Cities and 5G.
For this episode, it’s back to normal - I’ll be interviewing Analyse Asia’s Bernard Leong to get his take on the future of drones, the latest developments around AI and Machine Learning, and what digital transformation trends evolved due to the pandemic.
Emerging Trends Pt 1/3: SMART CITIES & 5G w/ Bernard Leong Interviewing CRA
Part 1 of a 3-part series on emerging trends in Asia’s tech ecosystem.
In Part 1, we look at how the Smart Cities & 5G are progressing - and we have a special guest - me. The host becomes the guest - and we have a special guest host as well, Analyse Asia's Bernard Leong.
Parts 2 and 3 of the Emerging Trends series we will have Bernard joining us as the guest to discuss a range of topics, including drones, AI, digital transformation, crypto, NFTs and what the hell is going on in China.