Hong Kong loves books, especially the ones printed on paper !!
A trip to the 2017 Hong Kong book fair was enough to see that Hong Kong has not lost its love for reading books. Just walking round you see parents with their children all enjoying the experience of being surrounded by some many books. It's interesting to see people taking suitcases around and filling them full of books, its a nice change to see kids sat around reading books and not a device in sight. One thing that I thought was really interesting was the sort of educational
Canada 150 yrs, Finland 100 yrs...
Canada is celebrating 150th anniversary and Finland it's 100th this year. After touring almost three weeks around Canada during my vacation I admired the attitude Canadians felt about their national identity. It's not highlighting the uniqueness of the nation but every citizen's right to feel Canadian despite their background. Total of 20,6 % of Canadians are born foreign. A vast land of several natives (including the involvement in La Francophonie) sets an example how such d
Neuroscience meets Pedagogy..... Glow Master
I tried out a really interesting product today developed in HK, its a combination of neuroscience and a gaming app, the goal of the product is to help you improve your concentration skills. The app has mainly been developed for children who find it hard to focus, or who have ADHD issues. The great thing about this solution is its no intrusive and is in my view much better than putting children on to any form of medication. In essence the product via a portable brainwave (EEG)