Monthly Archives: December 2009

K Shanmugam’s slippery slope argument

And if the majority chooses slower development and a lower quality of life, and is willing to accept more tensions within our society in return for changes in the political system, then so be it. Law Minister, K Shanmugam

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The future of human-computer interaction (and possibly mobile phones)

MIT students discovered how to turn a typical LCD into a low-cost 3-D gestural computing system. Users activate controls on the display by touching the screen but as soon as they lift their finger off the screen, the system interprets their gestures. As a result, the display device becomes a giant sensor capable of telling where your hands are and …

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Embassy car in hit-and-run

A CAR believed to be from a foreign embassy was involved in a hit-and-run accident in Bukit Panjang Road early on Tuesday, hitting three people at two different traffic junctions. Straits Times

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