Growing Old and Staying Young in a Brave New World

By Dato' Dr. Ooi Kee Beng

January 2018 EDITORIAL
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The ICT revolution has been taking place all my adult life: I bought my first home computer in 1990 when I was 35, my first mobile phone a decade later, and then my first smartphone about a decade after that. I am already into my fifth or sixth model now, and am both painfully and pleasantly dependent on it.Of course, all these innovations were continuations of a global trend that has been going on ever since capitalism – riding on...

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Dato' Dr. Ooi Kee Beng

is the Executive Director of Penang Institute. His latest book is Signals in the Noise: Notes on Penang, Malaysia and the World (Singapore: Faction Press) Homepage: