Philip Tan

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Google Builds Its First Chip Just For Machine Learning

Last week’s Google IO conference generated a lot of interesting news. One of the more intriguing items was the revelation that Google is building its own chip for machine learning (ML). The Google chip is designed to work with Google TensorFlow language and is called the Google Tensor Processing …

Machine Learning

Climate change will cost East Asia 6% of its GDP

Climate change is set to have a dramatic effect on the availability of water across the world, seriously impacting growth in many places.<p>A report …

Why the US has the most powerful currency on the planet

It must be wonderful to be so desirable at age 100.<p>Yes, it was in late 1914 that the US Federal Reserve note, the official incarnation of the US dollar, first shot from the US Treasury’s Bureau of Printing and Engraving.<p>There’s been little official fanfare. But the dollar itself has spent its …

What to Eat, Drink and Discover in Penang

Have you heard of Penang? If so, it's probably because you're a foodie. Often referred to as the "Food Paradise of Asia," Penang does offer amazing eats, but it also plays host to a number of other delicious experiences. We spent over two weeks on this small Malaysian island, which meant we …