My Favorite Artist at Art Stage Singapore: Yang Yongliang

In my post a couple of weeks ago about Art Stage Singapore, the annual Asia-focused exhibition held here, I promised to post some more photos. Here goes. I really, really enjoyed walking around the space and taking in all the varied works. These iPhone snapshots are meant to show a sampling of what was on […]

By Me Yesterday: Google Street View Comes to Bangladesh

It begins: The newest country available on Google Street View: Bangladesh. The tech titan on Thursday unveiled 360-degree panoramic images of streets around the teeming capital, Dhaka, the port city of Chittagong and dozens of other locations in the densely populated country sandwiched between India and Myanmar. Bangladesh, home to some 150 million people, is […]

By Me Yesterday: China’s Renren Invests in U.S. Startup FiscalNote

The story begins: Renren has led a $10 million investment in a Washington, D.C.-based startup that uses big data to forecast legislation, the latest move by the Chinese social network to fund innovative companies that could further the company’s growth. FiscalNote, founded in 2013, uses data-mining software and artificial intelligence to predict legislators’ votes and […]