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Category Archives: Technology
This ad for Facebook’s Portal was an pleasant surprise. I loved how it showed three generations of an Asian Americans. Showing that Asian Americans is a good way to slowly chip away at the perpetual foreigner stereotype. I also liked … Continue reading
October 23, 2020 would have been special effects engineer and TV host Grant Imahara‘s 50th birthday. His mother and others used that day to announce the Grant Imahara STEAM Foundation. The foundation’s mission is: To inspire emerging talent and empower … Continue reading
Grant Masaru Imahara, host of Mythbusters, died on July 13, 2020 of a brain aneurysm. One thing I loved about him was that not only was he a handsome and affable TV host, he was a working engineer and an … Continue reading
I first met fellow Taiwanese American entrepreneur Kevin Lin over a decade ago when he was first working on Justin.tv before that company pivoted to become the very successful Twitch (which was acquired by Amazon for $970 million in cash.) … Continue reading
I had heard of Jonny Kim and his amazing accomplishments, including his training to be an astronaut, but now it’s official: “Graduating from Harvard Medical School and being a part of the Navy SEALs must not have been enough accomplishments … Continue reading
If you own a high-end Android smartphone, it most likely has a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. Recently, Qualcomm announced their latest and greatest, the Snapdragon 845, and highlights some of the benefits in their corporate video (okay, so not really a … Continue reading
The National Science Foundation has decided to fund an extensive research survey on Asian Americans. The survey project, lead by Political Science Professor Karthick Ramakrishnan of UC Riverside, Law Professor Taeku Lee of UC Berkeley (shown here), Sociology Professor Jennifer … Continue reading
I work in Silicon Valley and in the “tech” industry and one of the hottest topics this past year, especially with the commercial release of the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive in April, is Virtual Reality. I happened to attend … Continue reading
The other night, CBS News’s 60 Minutes did a segment on cell phone security (or the lack thereof), titled “Hacking Your Phone”: “We wanted to see whether Nohl’s group could actually do what they claimed — so we sent an … Continue reading
Working in Silicon Valley and as part of my job, I’ve checked out and played around with a few smartwatches. Personally, I can’t say that I’m a big fan of them – having to charge an extra device, and most … Continue reading
https://youtu.be/vqjndtS8jQU When I saw this IBM TV commercial about Watson (“… a technology platform that uses natural language processing and machine learning to reveal insights from large amounts of unstructured data.”), Annabelle reminded me of my niece – who … Continue reading
The Today Show: Love with Food’s Aihui Ong – After divorce, woman turns love of food into booming business
I met Aihui Ong, Founder & CEO of Love with Food (“Snack Smart. Do Good.”), a subscription box snack business at some Silicon Valley networking event probably back in 2011 when she was first starting her business. I’ve always had … Continue reading