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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Adrian Wong is the first sculptor to win the Sovereign Asian Art Prize

    Posted May 27th 2014, 11:30am by Catherine Shaw

    ... writes Catherine Shaw The good and the grate Hong Kong-based artist Adrian Wong Ho-Yin could be forgiven for sounding surprised when he won the 10th edition of the Sovereign Asian Art Prize ... of architecture into contemporary art and design in a very enriching way," he says. The Sovereign Asian Art Foundation also awards the Schoeni Prize to an artist chosen by the public. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1519847/adrian-wong-first-sculptor-win-sovereign-asian-art-prize
  2. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    At home, work and play, the robots are coming

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 03:29am by Martin Williams

    ... saw Hong Kong-based venture capital fund Deep Knowledge Ventures add some artificial intelligence to its board- a learning program called Vital capable of making investment recommendations. ... with knives and forks. The need for robots to be taught behaviour or be taught to learn it for themselves could change with a project using cloud technology. Aiming to create a wealth of knowledge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1596854/home-work-and-play-robots-are-coming
  3. Lifestyle - Books - ECONOMICS

    Book review: Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy, by Saskia Sassen

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by David Wilson

    ... our capacity to produce wealth has become over the last 20 years (and finance has played a critical role here), the more radical the condition of poverty has become. It used to be that being ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1595976/book-review-expulsions-brutality-and-complexity-global-economy
  4. Lifestyle - Technology

    Animation expert wants to create computer systems that can think and feel

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 10:33am by Bernice Chan

    ... a language. His latest digital project, Grandoids, features new creatures that are even more complex. Begun in 2011 and funded through Kickstarter, it is presented as an artificial world where people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1598061/animation-expert-wants-create-computer-systems-can-think-and
  5. Lifestyle - BRIEF ENCOUNTERS SVEN GEVERS

    Sven Gevers

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 01:20pm by Kylie Knott

    ... to run a one-week fitness retreat within the Angkor Wat temple complex. As more wealth is created, the zest for luxury travel continues to grow. As experiences can be afforded by one, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1595425/sven-gevers
  6. Lifestyle

    New manager hopes to grow the HK literary festival

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by Kate Whitehead

    ... book on women at the frontlines during the second world war. Adie will launch the festival at a fund-raising dinner. And the festival needs funds. It lost its title sponsor- the Man Group ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1596025/new-manager-hopes-grow-hk-literary-festival
  7. Lifestyle

    Dapper bikers cut a dash for cash

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:17pm by Kylie Knott

    ... in this year's charity event, in more than 245 rides in 56 countries, to raise funds for research into prostate cancer. "We're really taking this year's event to a new level," says ... event raised more than US$277,000 globally for the Prostate Cancer Foundation; this year's goal is to raise US$1 million. "All the funds raised will go towards core research to help ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1595399/dapper-bikers-cut-dash-cash
  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Cost limits expansion of small-class teaching

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:16pm by Linda Yeung

    ... about HK$6 million each year, says So. Wah Yan would not have been able to sustain the drive without the foundation's strong funding support. Class sizes at Wah Yan College Kowloon ... self-raised funds. "Elite schools have relied on traditional teaching methods to achieve good examination grades," Chan says. "They don't want to risk having grades affected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1596126/cost-limits-expansion-small-class-teaching
  9. Lifestyle

    Innovation rules in hotel and restaurant design

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:17pm by Christopher Dewolf

    ... I understand why Philippe Starck is so sought after," she says. Wong eventually sold JIA to fund her foray into the restaurant world, with eateries such as 208 Duecento Otto, 22 Ships, Ham & ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1595398/innovation-rules-hotel-and-restaurant-design
  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Revamped museum will shift focus to local works

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 01:04pm by Enid Tsui

    ... on funding. The thought that the harbourfront building would emerge from a huge makeover in the same dusty, institutional pink filled many with dismay. External appearance aside, there is little doubt ... no one knows when the museum will close, Tam says. The funding application was sent to the Legco before the summer break, but was held up by filibustering. Tam hopes lawmakers will reach ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1593160/revamped-museum-will-shift-focus-local-works

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