Monthly Archives: April 2024

60 Minutes: Meet Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang

We have profiled him recently, but we wanted to point out that 60 Minutes did a great profile on Nvidia and its Taiwanese American CEO (and co-founder) Jensen Huang: “Jensen Huang leads Nvidia – a tech company with a skyrocketing … Continue reading

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What would happen if TSMC was suddenly destroyed?

By Darren Chen Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is a Taiwan-based company that makes chips in phones, computers, etc. Started in 1987, it has evolved to be one of the world’s largest chip manufacturers. Used in military and civilian use, … Continue reading

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‘Invisible Nation’ Sells to Abramorama – Premiering May 31

Last October, I was able to screen the documentary Invisible Nation – which I LOVED – about Taiwan at the Mill Valley Film Festival and at a special screening at Stanford University: “An Intimate Portrait of President Tsai Ing-wen fighting … Continue reading

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What if “Gene of AI” became our future?

By Nathan Lin   The Japanese cartoon, Gene of AI, available on Crunchyroll, is set in the future where ten percent of the population are humanoids with artificial intelligence (AI). They are robots that are almost exact copies of real … Continue reading

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CAAMFest 2024 Returns May 9-19: Shining Light on Asian American Stories

The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) recently announced its fully in-person program for CAAMFest 2024, which will take place May 9-19, 2024 in San Francisco and Oakland. This year’s festival will include over 35 programs that will spotlight film, … Continue reading

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AI Image Generators have problems with Asian Male White Female Relationships

As AI technology becomes more advanced, the technology can mimic human capabilities.  In addition, AI technology can mimic human biases, as a particular AI image generator has been reported by Mia Sato on The Verge to have problems generating images … Continue reading

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Taiwanese CEOs: Jerry Yang

By Travis Yen From modest origins in Taipei, Taiwan, Jerry Yang rose to become a visionary entrepreneur and industry trendsetter, co-founding one of the internet’s pioneering enterprises. His narrative serves as a tribute to tenacity, inventiveness, and the revolutionary potential … Continue reading

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Averie Bishop: First Asian American Miss Texas and Candidate for Texas House District 112

By Angelina Chiang I stumbled across Avery Bishop during my senior year of high school, and after reading about her interests and accomplishments, she quickly became a role model due to our similar interests. Averie Bishop grew up in a … Continue reading

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Pew Research Report: Discrimination Experiences Shape Most Asian Americans’ Lives

  By Angelina Chiang In the recent study conducted in 2023 by PEW Research about ongoing racism towards Asians and Asian Americans, there was clear and evident data that show how discriminatory attitudes and behaviors are still ongoing, despite many … Continue reading

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Review of Netflix Japan’s “Our Secret Diary”

Directed by Kentaro Takemura, the main character of Japanese teen romance movie Our Secret Diary, high schooler Nozomi Kuroda (Hiyori Sakurada), is your classic Japanese shy girl next door who also adorably happens to be a bit of a closet … Continue reading

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Amanda Nguyen and Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights

By Angelina Chiang Amanda Nguyen is a well-known figure in the field of sexual assault advocacy. As the CEO and founder of Rise, a non-profit organization that focuses on supporting survivors and changing laws to protect their rights, she dedicates … Continue reading

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Pew Research Center: Asian Americans & Changing Partisan Coalitions in a Politically Divided Nation

The Pew Research Center recently published a report, Changing Partisan Coalitions in a Politically Divided Nation, and to no surprise to me, Asians Americans overwhelmingly skew more Democratic than Republican. As the report states: “The balance of partisan association among … Continue reading

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