Category: Features

PRU14: Sebab Sebenar Kenapa Belia Tak Minat Politik

By Shazwan Zulkiffli Seperti biasa bila aku free, barulah dapat melepak mamak dengan kawan-kawan. Walaupun selalunya suku dari meja kami akan fokus main Mobile Legends, selebihnya akan gosip ala Makcik Bawanglah, macam topik feminisme, cerita-cerita Kelantan atau, apa-apa yang jadi perbualan di Twitter. Tapi sejak demam PRU semakin panas, sesi lepak lama-lama sudah menjadi macam sesi debat: seorang tidak mahu bekas diktator berumur 90 tahun ‘pegang’ Malaysia balik, yang seorang lagi pula sudah sangat terdesak (dan mendesak) untuk tukar kerajaan, walaupun katanya pilihan kita hanyalah seperti memilih antara Pepsi dan Coca-Cola.   Sayangnya bila aku tanya setiap seorang lokasi...

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Bagaimana Facebook dan Google ‘curi’ data anda

By Faris Foat Beberapa minggu lepas, dunia Internet kecoh dengan isu Facebook dan Google ‘mencuri’ data dari penggunanya. Dalam hal ini, secara teknikalnya, perkataan ‘mencuri’ tidaklah berapa sesuai, ‘mengumpul’ adalah perkataan yang lebih sesuai kerana kita sendiri secara tidak sedar, telah memberi izin kepada Google dan Facebook untuk mengumpul maklumat digital kita. Situasi ini berlaku apabila kita ingin memuat turun sesuatu aplikasi di Google Play Store, ketika pertama kali mendaftar untuk Gmail dan Facebook, dan pelbagai lagi akaun yang berkait dengan Facebook dan Google. Berikut adalah maklumat-maklumat yang Google dan Facebook kumpul dari anda. Mungkin ramai yang tertanya-tanya kenapa...

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Cooking for Colonisers

Ah, Masterchef! That now hallowed TV series treasured by food aficionados all over the world, a franchise that has variants in the UK, Australia, Asia – a place where aspiring chefs can achieve some measure of fame by impressing a select panel of expert judges with their cooking skills. Masterchef has become an institution, and one that has gained some credibility thanks to famous chefs like Gordon Ramsey and Jamie Oliver taking up the role of judge. Unfortunately, a controversy has arisen that threatens the credibility of Masterchef UK, at least in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, and Brunei. Contestant Zaleha Kadir...

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10 Malaysian Women to Celebrate – International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day, held annually on March 8, celebrates the achievements of women throughout history. Also known as a Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace by the United Nations, there’s no better time to shine the spotlight on these 10 Malaysian women who have achieved so much. Yuna Yunalis binti Mat Zara’ai, more famously known as Yuna, is a singer and songwriter, and one who started very young. In 2006, when she was 19, she performed for the first time for an audience and soon started offering her music on her MySpace page. Her music, garnering over a...

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What is Industry 4.0?

Industry 4.0, also known as the fourth industrial revolution, introduces to us the concept of the “smart factory”. Yet since its inception by the Germans, it has grown to include other industries and practices that are not related to manufacturing alone.We are talking about things like healthcare, transportation and with technology advancement, smart cities. Edwin Tan Chee Pin Associate Professor at School of Engineering LinkedIn Due to the interesting concept, we strongly felt that Industry 4.0 was worth investigating. So we went to interview Professor Edwin Tan Chee Pin, Head of Discipline (Mechatronics Engineering) from Monash University Malaysia to...

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