Category: Interview

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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A Catch Up: The Level Interviews Tarik Jeans

Tarik has come a long way since their beginning, and has made waves across the local fashion industry as the go to brand for jeans with a taste for the streets. We managed to catch up with Jiman, one of the heads of Tarik to talk about how much the brand has grown, its landmark achievements, and how Tarik got its name. Tell us a little about your company’s brand story. How did the initial idea come up, what makes it uniquely Malaysian, and what powers your team? Tarik Jeans is a homegrown streetwear premium denim brand that embraces...

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INTERVIEW: Ben McKee of Imagine Dragons

On the eve of their Evolve world tour date in Malaysia (and also the first time they’re playing here!), Universal Music Malaysia gave us the chance to sit down with Imagine Dragon’s bassist Ben McKee and chatted about dealing with health on tour, the band’s evolution, and advice for budding musicians.   Hey Ben! Thanks for taking the time to sit down with us. Before we get to the music questions, we gotta know – what are you looking forward to in Malaysia aside from your concert? I’m excited to eat everything I can get my hands on when...

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An Interview With MGAC’s Global Champion, Rachel Loh

By Yasmin Newman The Maybank Go Ahead Challenge has been known to test its participants to the limit, with tough case studies and challenges riddled throughout the duration of the competition. After an intense 10 day competition, the top winners were announced at a Gala Dinner held in Kuala Lumpur on the 11th of September 2017. Rachel, who studies in HELP University was awarded with a cash prize of U$D1,000 for the global championship and an opportunity to pursue a two-week internship at any Maybank office of her choice around the world. Luckily, I got to interview her last...

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A Chat With The Hosts Of You Have Been Warned Asia

The Internet is ridden with clips of people doing crazy, hilarious and downright amazing things and on You’ve Been Warned, the best of the best are highlighted and analysed. With a band of hosts who all have a kink for science, The Level talks to Ramon Bautista, RA Rivera, Lourd De Veyra, Angel Rivero, and Jun Sabayton on what they think about viral videos, the different aspects of being a viral star, and their favourite clips of all time.   How do you guys feel about being social media stars? Ramon Bautista: So, I may have a lot of followers on social media but I don’t consider myself a social media star – it’s kind of scary also because you have to be responsible for what you say, but it’s also fun because you get to inspire and teach people about things in life. Right now, we are making them learn science in a fun way because of ‘You Have Been Warned’. So yeah, it’s fun as well.   Lourd De Veyra: I just have to say that Ramon is one of the social media superstars in the Philippines and none of us come even close to him in terms of the numbers of followers. But in the minor realm that where we operate, it’s fascinating and at the same time, nerve wracking too. It’s significant social media following because as Ramon had said,...

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