Eric Stryson

Eric Stryson

Eric Stryson is managing director of the Global Institute For Tomorrow.

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Opinion | Regulate the use of digital media for better mental health in Hong Kong

Societies confronting the malaise of internet addiction should not leave it to the individual to overcome the problem. Policymakers should intervene by restricting screen time for students, limiting access to app stores and curbing adverts.

Societies confronting the malaise of internet addiction should not leave it to the individual to overcome the problem. Policymakers should intervene by restricting screen time for students, limiting access to app stores and curbing adverts.

25 Jul 2021 - 9:15AM
Opinion | Hong Kong must guard against overconfidence and parochialism – pitfalls clearly illustrated by US Covid-19 failures

The US has learned nothing from the Covid-19 successes of nations such as Vietnam and China, and is instead crippled by political polarisation and blinded by past glory – the same pitfalls threatening Hong Kong’s ability to negotiate an uncertain future.

The US has learned nothing from the Covid-19 successes of nations such as Vietnam and China, and is instead crippled by political polarisation and blinded by past glory – the same pitfalls threatening Hong Kong’s ability to negotiate an uncertain future.

7 May 2020 - 6:35AM
Opinion | Hong Kong’s fear over the extradition law is neither unique nor new. Remember the Treaty of Wanghia

Hongkongers’ fight against a proposed law that would open the door to politically-motivated exploitation should be understood in the wider context of history. The first China-US diplomatic treaty signed 175 years ago offers lessons on extraterritorial law enforcement and the Chinese imperative for sovereignty.

Hongkongers’ fight against a proposed law that would open the door to politically-motivated exploitation should be understood in the wider context of history. The first China-US diplomatic treaty signed 175 years ago offers lessons on extraterritorial law enforcement and the Chinese imperative for sovereignty.

9 Jul 2019 - 8:44PM
Finding sufficient land won’t solve Hong Kong’s housing crisis on its own, and it may not even be the most pressing issue

To combat the housing crisis, Hong Kong should be tackling policy issues such as overhauling the dependence on land sales for revenue, tackling unaffordability and setting up a housing bureau

To combat the housing crisis, Hong Kong should be tackling policy issues such as overhauling the dependence on land sales for revenue, tackling unaffordability and setting up a housing bureau

27 Apr 2018 - 9:05PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Overdosing on virtual connections

A decade ago, all the talk was about the digital divide leaving behind millions of poor people. Today, that has been replaced by a modern drug of choice for the masses - digital crack.

A decade ago, all the talk was about the digital divide leaving behind millions of poor people. Today, that has been replaced by a modern drug of choice for the masses - digital crack.

14 Feb 2013 - 1:29AM