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3D Printing: The Industry 4.0 technology that changes the way we live, work and play

Making physical artifacts, bikinis, fashion toys and trinkets are mundane stuffs you can do with a 3D printer. They are printing houses in Russia, model concept cars in Japan, fighter jet parts in UK and customized spacecraft and instrument parts at NASA. The ominous part is that this creative technology might also be used to destroy. […]

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PENANG STEM KEY EVENTS NOVEMBER , 2017

NOVEMBER 4, 2017: Official Opening of the Penang Math Platform (PMP) by YAB Tuan Lim Guan Eng, the Chief Minister of Penang. PMP is an organization, housed at the Karpal Singh Penang Learning Centre, No 1. Jalan Kaki Bukit,11700, Gelugor, Penang. It is dedicated to the advancement of mathematics for students, professionals and experts. PMP offers […]

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PMP Enhances the Penang STEM Ecosystem

“Without mathematics, there’s nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers.” –Shakuntala Devi, an Indian writer and mental calculator, popularly known as the “human computer.”* * Source: Wikipedia The Penang Math Platform (PMP) has opened its doors to the public, offering facilities and resources dedicated to the study of […]

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Can Math be Learned and Taught?

Are you destined to be a ‘bad at math’ person? Can you fix this negative self-perception?  Zig Ziglar, the legendary sales master and motivator calls it “stinking thinking.” Like many other aspects of our life, thinking, “I am bad at math,” or “I’m allergic to algebra,” can be a self-fulfilling prophesy. It’s not like the […]

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A NEW WORLD FORMING, ARE YOU FUTURE- READY?

An excerpt from the President’s message, at Toyota’s website clearly expresses the intention of one of the world’s largest corporation to be future- ready. Do you have the same intention? In the fourth paragraph, Akio Toyoda, President of Toyota Motor declares to the world, “Our circumstances are likely to change in the future and there […]

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