Spilt Milk and SingHealth Data Breach

As we digest news of our massive SingHealth data breach, let’s take a step back to assess how we’re dealing with the incident. We aren’t the first country to experience a major healthcare data breach….

SingHealth Data Breach is Serious

It’s not if, but when. Those in cybersecurity circles will understand this. As much as you want to prevent successful cybersecurity attacks, breaches will happen. How are you going to respond? How well did the Singapore government…

All Your Base Are Belong To Us

I was rather amused, recently, while looking at some HDB exhibits of the future Tengah “Forest Town”, how they’ve taken care to mask out some areas of the map. These are supposedly sensitive sites, places…

Bike Sharing Suffers Setback

If you haven’t heard, bike-sharing operator oBike announced on Monday their exit from Singapore, blaming tough regulations imposed by our Land Transport Authority (LTA). Instead of winding down business on good terms, oBike went into…

Singapore Refresher from Trump-Kim Summit

The Singapore government purportedly spent some S$20M toward hosting the Trump-Kim Summit which happened yesterday. It went quite well or maybe absolutely very well, depending on who you’re asking. Let’s take a step back and…

Measurement Tools

I recently decided to run my own PC and mobile benchmarks, and after that, I thought, why not take it one step further with my own weight and length measurements? I don’t need very highly…

What Now After Facebook?

I thought the revelation of Facebook’s privacy breach last month was bad, but that was it and we’d all move on, which for some people could mean to still just continue using Facebook. However, it…

Disincentivising Cash

After our Prime Minister spoke about e-payments at the National Day Rally last year, there has been a flurry of e-payment initiatives spawning everywhere. We all understand the benefits of e-payments, but I’m not so…

Spring Cleaning Of The Bloggish Kind

It’s the Lunar New Year tomorrow, and I suppose this blog, metaphorically, could do with some spring cleaning. I had really wanted to do a visual overhaul, but unfortunately, I only found time to do…

Why Are MP Letters So Big Deal?

A brave judge has described an MP’s appeal letter as “somewhat troubling” and “regrettably misleading”. *clap* *clap* *clap* I’ve often wondered, what’s the deal with these MP letters anyway, why do people ask MPs to…