Posts Tagged ‘Sweden Malaysia Innovation Days’


Moving to a Beat of Her Own

Moving to a Beat of Her Own

Many often think that it is easy to describe a person or a matter using the least amount of words. For those of you who have tried it, you may agree when I say that it is actually a big challenge to come up with a precise description in the shortest form possible. So when I sat down to think of the things that best describes Malaysia’s singer songwriter Amirah Ali, it was hard to just narrow it down to a mere few words.

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FEYST 2011

FEYST 2011

FEYST 2011, encompassing the 4th Indie Youth Fest, Digital Delirium Xpo and Go International E-sports Cup, is an annual event that aims to provide a platform for young talents in the music industry, particularly those in the independent music genre, to meet, network and perform. This year, it will be held from the 6th till 10th May 2011 at Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur. Read more »

Sweden: Small Country, Big Ideas

Sweden: Small Country, Big Ideas

Sweden, a relatively small European country of around 9 million, has always been a hotbed of ideas that has changed the world in big ways. These ideas have become part of our global culture so much so that we do not even realise that they are actually Swedish in origin. But that is, after all, the fun of innovation. The Celsius thermometer, the zipper, and the safety belt are among the everyday objects introduced by Sweden that we now take for granted.
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Sweden Malaysia Nobel Gala Dinner: A Toast To A Visionary

Sweden Malaysia Nobel Gala Dinner: A Toast To A Visionary

Alfred Nobel was perhaps the greatest visionary who ever lived. He made his fortune through one of the most important inventions in the 19th century, dynamite. He dedicated his entire life to the pursuit of science, translating theoretical principles into various applications through a bit of creativity and ingenuity. Many of his inventions changed the world, some for the better, and according to some of his contemporaries, for the worse, due to Nobel being an arms manufacturer.
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