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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    The rapid pace of technology is hollowing out the middle class

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:34am by Howard Winn

    ... and successfully demonstrated it. For Andrew McAfee, principal research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, this signalled a turning point in thinking about technology. "We had ... co-authored with Erik Brynjolfsson, The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies. The authors argue that the impact of technology on particularly the US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1595538/rapid-pace-technology-hollowing-out-middle-class
  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Is it so hard to turn Hong Kong's landfills into biofuels?

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 06:02am by Howard Winn

    ... an incinerator. This is, we are told, after having examined all other forms of technology for dealing with such waste. Despite the supposed "advantages" of an incinerator, it is still going ... which can be converted into electricity or biofuels. These technologies are not fringe entrepreneurial efforts. Fulcrum BioEnergy, for example, has recently been selected for a US Department ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1589623/it-so-hard-turn-hong-kongs-landfills-biofuels
  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    The Stanley car park plan is madness and should be stopped

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 01:13am by Howard Winn

    ... is being pushed by the Transport Department and the Southern District Council is for a 140-space car park on the site of the present bus terminus and adjoining car park at the junction of Stanley ... a parking space. A discussion paper produced by the Transport Department in April 2012 says there is insufficient parking at weekends and public holidays. It goes on to note that it consulted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1585357/stanley-car-park-plan-madness-and-should-be-stopped
  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Luxury crackdown brings fear of flying first class in China

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 01:11am by Howard Winn

    ... appears on the list for the eighth time, the longest of any company. Other Indian businesses include HCL Technologies for the fifth time, and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries. There were six firms ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1581570/luxury-crackdown-brings-fear-flying-first-class-china
  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Efforts to airbrush out Zhou Yongkang struggle at lift-off

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 01:17am by Howard Winn

    ... for talent hiring and other matters related to employees.   'Shapies' coming to Hong Kong One of the dispiriting aspects of new technology is the trivial functions to which it is applied. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1578717/efforts-airbrush-out-zhou-yongkang-struggle-lift
  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Is the Shek Kwu Chau incinerator the best solution for Hong Kong?

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:26am by Howard Winn

    ... Shek Kwu Chau incinerator. His beef with Lai See is that we have suggested as an alternative technology plasma gasification, rather than the moving grate technology to be used ... disagree with him. Speaking at a conference last year, Professor Umberto Arena, a waste energy specialist from Second University in Naples, said the plasma arc technology had been tried and tested ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1566571/shek-kwu-chau-incinerator-best-solution-hong-kong
  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Fun at the park

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 01:06am by Howard Winn

    ... space" as the government likes to call it falls under the dreaded rule of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department. We often had occasion to marvel at their management of squash courts where ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1573854/fun-park
  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    'Valet parking' available off Chatham Road

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:20am by Howard Winn

    ... to say, others find FedEx's continued presence irritating since it is one less parking space for everyone else. As we remarked before, it seems an odd way for a multinational to conduct its ... regularly converts public space into parcel distribution centres, as in lower Wyndham Street in Central. However you view it, these activities only happen because the police routinely turn a blind ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1554331/valet-parking-available-chatham-road
  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Tycoon bids for a piece of Central Police Station project

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:17am by Howard Winn

    ... a member of the Islands District Council. His sign calls for an increase in parking spaces, and improved "carriageway and pedestrian access to villages". It exhorts villagers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1563029/tycoon-bids-piece-central-police-station-project
  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    The economist who wants to be paid to be wrong

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 01:16am by Howard Winn

    ... railings. The department appears obsessed with trapping people behind miles of railings. The railings take up space and the pavements are crowded because they are generally too small ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1562207/economist-who-wants-be-paid-be-wrong

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